Allied Health Team
Indigenous Health Worker
Regina Foster Cert.IV ATSI Primary Health Care
Regina has been involved in Indigenous Primary Health for many years before joining Health & Wellbeing North Ward in 2015.
She is heavily involved in the Closing the Gap Program, perfoming Health Assessments and Reviews for clients of all ages and providing guidance on what services are availble in the community, helping Patients to access support and assistance as required.
Regina looks forward to seeing all our old and new clients at the practice.
Dieticians and Diabetes Educator
Achamma Joseph M.Sc., M.Phil, RD (India), APD and AN (Aus), CDE (Aus)
Achamma is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Credentialed Diabetes Educator. She consults part-time as a Dietitian at HWB, while also working as a Dietitian at Community Health in Kirwan, under Queensland Health.
She was born and educated in India, has worked in many other countries and contributes a cross-cultural approach to health and nutrition.
Achamma has a special interest in mental health, gut health, eating disorders, Indigenous Health, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disorders.
She is also specialised in diabetes, renal, weight management and gastrointestinal disorders.
Madeleine Nowak B Sc. Nutr & Diet, APD AN
Madeleine is a Dietitian at Health & Wellbeing North Ward.
Madeleine is a member of the Dietitans Association of Australia and works mostly with adults and adolescents. She can assist with weight reduction, diabetes, cholesterol lowering, high blood pressure, food sensitivities, healthy lifestyles and sports nutrition. .
Mayumi Ozaki, BA (Japan), BSc(Hons) (UK), Master (Podiatry) (Aus)
Mayumi has been working as a Podiatrist in Townsville since 2002, after working in the UK and in Japan.
In Townsville, she initially worked in private practice, then was employed at the Community Health Services. She saw patients for seven years at the High Risk Foot Clinic and other clinics within the Townsville Hospital.
Since she left Queensland Health, she has been working in private practice again. Currently she sees patients at different GP clinics, including this practice.
Mayumi treats a variety of age groups, from children to the elderly, and deals with general foot-care, as well as bio-mechanical issues. She has a great deal of experience in High Risk Foot management and in Diabetic foot-care education.