NICHE Program started

The Free Norfolk Island Community Health Empowerment (NICHE) Program has commenced. Registered Nurse Vanessa Bakker is the temporary NICHE Program Coordinator and can be contacted Monday – Wednesday at the Health and Wellbeing office on 22687. The NICHE Program is a free program designed for people who are living with one or more chronic (longer term) health conditions. The program will help participants to learn more about their health and condition(s). The Coordinator will assist people to gain more confidence in managing their own health and in making positive lifestyle changes. The program will work closely with the GP Clinic, especially the Chronic Disease Nurse and GPs as well as other health professionals to ensure that everyone is up to date on participants’ health, keeping them at the centre of care.

For more information please call Vanessa or Karen on 22687.

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