Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation
UTHSAC CEO wins SA Nursing and Midwife Award
Congratulations to Priscilla Larkins, CEO at UTHSAC, for winning the Aboriginal Nurses/Midwife category of the 2013 South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Click here for more photos
Day Centre has officially opened! Check out the photos
Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is a community controlled Aboriginal Health Service. The Health service provides primary health care services to Aboriginal people in and around Coober Pedy. Umoona Health also Auspices the Dunjiba Substance misuse Program in Oodnadatta.
Umoona Tjutagku Health Service (UTHSAC) was established in 2005 to address the specific medical needs of the Aboriginal people in Coober Pedy. The organisation has expanded steadily over the past seven and a half years to provide a comprehensive range of medical, dental and social services for our community.
UTHSAC continues to provide high quality comprehensive primary health care services to an increasing number of local and transient clients. Umoona Tjutagku Health Service has over the past two years been focusing on improving our service delivery in the community.
As well as providing a variety of medical services, UTHSAC is committed to supporting the well-being of the community through contributions to community events and activities. UTHSAC is also committed to assisting research into the ongoing needs of the community.
Innovative, responsive and culturally appropriate health services are accessible to Aboriginal people living in the Coober Pedy and surrounding region.
To provide a holistic health care service that achieves positive health outcomes through primary health care intervention as well as safer communities through prevention and education.