NWRH - North & West Remote Health - Mt Isa

Mt Isa

Business Summary
A vibrant, not-for-profit organisation NWRH has evolved over a proud history.
About Us

A vibrant, not-for-profit organisation NWRH has evolved over a proud history. From a small incorporated association on commencement in 1993; to the present form as a large company that has grown in both size and scope. Today distinguished as a significant Commonwealth and State Government contracted primary health care organisation, servicing 40 communities across remote, rural and regional areas of Australia.

Values Statement

At NWRH our people make a real difference as they:

  • ensure quality care with creative leadership
  • respect and recognise others
  • always deliver cultural and competent service
  • are accountable

Our Purpose

Healthier people in remote, rural and regional communities.

Our Role

We deliver comprehensive, high-quality and cost-efficient packages of primary health care and support that enables healthy living in remote, rural and regional areas of Australia.

Operating Principles

We believe that our best work is done when:

  • People own their own health
  • Communities control their own health services where possible
  • Staff are employed locally, and assisted to build their skills and capabilities
  • Flexibility and responsiveness is possible because staff live where they work
  • We have firm connections with communities based on ongoing relationships, and genuine understanding of needs and cultural sensitivities