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Danielle Beezley

Practice Manager ; Aboriginal Healthh Practitioner

Theodore Medical Practice

Danielle is a proud Wulli Wulli woman, raised and living on Wulli Wulli country. Currently working as Practice Manager / Aboriginal Health Practitioner for Theodore Medical Centre in Central QLD. Danielle is very involved and passionate about community and community projects. Danielle is also involved in providing Cultural Education and Awareness to Medical Students who are in their orientation week with University QLD as well as being the Cultural Advisor for Health Workforce QLD’s RAP working group committee. Passionate about all aspects of Aboriginal Health Danielle envisions that all Aboriginal Health Practitioners are supported, qualified, competent and have a range of various training opportunities so that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients’ health needs are met. Danielle is also very passion about rural health and contributing to opportunities for doctors and other health professionals to see and work in rural communities like Theodore.

Sessions

11.10

Case Study: Leading the way as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner within a mainstream health context

  • Navigating being one of few Aboriginal health practitioners working in a mainstream general practice and the community leadership that accompanies this

  • Being an integral part First Nations leadership in the health sector through cultural awareness training, sitting on advisory boards and participating in RAP advisory committees

  • Highlighting both the opportunities, both personal and for the wider community, that arise from taking on cultural leadership in a mainstream context

  • How can non-Indigenous co-workers best support the leadership and professional development of First Nations people who are working in a mainstream context?

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