Cherylee and Lorraine from Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service

National Day of Recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners Video Series #1: Cherylee and Lorraine

Cherylee Ugle Wallam is the Clinic Manager and Lorraine Hansen is an Aboriginal Health Practitioner at Derbarl Yerrigan. The name Derbarl Yerrigan is the Whadjuk Noongar name for the Swan River. Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service is an Aboriginal community controlled health organisation which was established in 1974 as the Perth Aboriginal Medical Service; changing its name in 1998 to Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service. They provide holistic and integrated primary health care services to Aboriginal people living in the Perth metropolitan region and employ 127 staff across their head office and clinic in East Perth and clinics in Maddington, Midland and Mirrabooka.