Founded in 1998, the Katherine West Health Board (KWHB) is a fully accredited aboriginal community controlled health service based across the rolling river and desert country of the remote outback region to the south west of Katherine in Australia's Northern Territory. (ICN 3068)
| Katherine West Health Board Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 3068) provides an industry renowned clinical, preventative and emergency health service in seven Health Centres, servicing the 3500 residents and visitors in the remote region west of Katherine in the Northern Territory. For more information about our organisation and team, please visit this page
We employ over 70 staff members based over a region roughly the size of Tasmania (162,000 sq/km). Our head office is based in Katherine, with Health Centres based in the remote aboriginal communities of Timber Creek, Bulla, Kildurk, Yarralin, Pigeon Hole, Kalkaringi (Wave Hill) and Lajamanu, with a dedicated mix of administrative staff and health practitioners working as a team to produce positive health outcomes. We are always looking for dedicated people to join our team, and we invite interested parties to view our 'Current Positions' page.
KWHB has a Facebook page (see below) that keeps our people up to date with what is happening in the region, what specialty services are visiting our communities and health promotion messages to assist people to make the best decisions for their improved health.
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Funding and Accreditation
Katherine West Health Board is a fully accredited health service, with our four main health centres (Kalkaringi, Lajamanu, Timber Creek, Yarralin) attaining accreditation against RACGP Standards for the last six years. KWHB is also certified against the ISO International Management Standard ISO 9001:2016 for our management and internal information standards and against the National Safety and Quality Healthcare Standards (NSQHS).