47724144 info@hwb.com.au 34 Gregory Street, North Ward, QLD 4810 Book Appointment

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, performing Health Assessments and Reviews for clients of all ages and providing guidance on what services are available 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.

Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

Achamma Joseph (APD, AN, CDE)

MSc, MPhil, RD (India)

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 (APD, AN)

PhD, BSc, Dip Nutr Diet

Madeleine is one of our Dietitians 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.



BSAS (Sport Podiatrist), DEHS

Wissam comes with over 15 years experience, in the field of Podiatry and academia, this allows Wissam to provide patients with the best evidence-based practice.

Area of interest includes:

  • Paediatric conditions
  • Non-surgical treatment for knee Osteoarthritis (PRP)
  • DVA
  • Sport and general Orthoses 
  • Platelet rich Plasma injections PRP
  • Neuro/Vascular Assessment