Our Team

Our Leadership Team

Dr. Stephanie Trust – Clinical Director/Principal GP

Dr Stephanie is a Gidja/ Walmajarri woman and was born and raised in the East Kimberley. She initially trained as an Enrolled Nurse before converting this to an Aboriginal Health Worker qualification and worked with Aboriginal Medical Services in Kimberley and Pilbara regions for around 12 years. In 2000, Dr Trust travelled to Perth to fulfil her lifelong dream of becoming a Doctor. 

Dr Stephanie is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners with a passion for remote primary health care, aboriginal health, chronic disease management and is a designated aviation medicine examiner. She has previously been Medical Director at the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council, Board member of the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association, East Metropolitan Health Service, the Kimberley-Pilbara Medicare Local and the Kimberley Stolen Generation Aboriginal Corporation. Dr Stephanie has also been a Cultural Mentor and Advisor for Western Australian General Practice Education & Training Ltd. She currently serves on the Rural Health West Board. 

Dr Amanda Gibbons – General Practitioner 

Dr Amanda graduated from Deakin University medical school in 2012, completed her hospital training in Melbourne and then went on to attain fellowship with RACGP in 2017. She has worked in rural Victoria before making the move to Derby and working in the Aboriginal Health Service. Dr Amanda then returned to Victoria to work in Halls Gap Aboriginal Health Service as the solo GP through the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. She then moved to Perth and has been doing regular trips to Kununurra and working at Wunan Health in person and via telehealth since end of 2021.

Dr Amanda has a special interest in woman’s health and antenatal care (including implanon insertion, mirena insertion), chronic disease management, skin checks and minor skin excisions. She also holds a Diploma in Obstetrics with RANZCOG.

Dr Amanda has been involved in teaching of medical students and GP registrars and enjoys fostering future doctors and showing them the enjoyment and satisfaction of practicing in rural Australia.

Dr Amanda is returning to work with Wunan Health in August of 2023 after some time off to care for her son Finn and will be working in a telehealth capacity, part time for the clinic.

Dr Bianca Howard – General Practitioner

Dr Bianca is a GP who has recently received her Fellowship with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Dr Cody Butler – GP Registrar

Dr Cody Butler is a Wongutha Man and was born and raised in Kalgoorlie, in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. He is a GP Registrar, working for both Wunan Health and Kununurra District Hospital. He recently relocated here from down south with his partner and beloved cat, they are both very excited to explore all that Kununurra has to offer. Having only spent a short time here last year, he said he will need a bit more time to get used to our lovely heat, but is excited to explore the waterfalls.

Dr Cody Butler graduated from University of Western Australia in 2016 and spent some junior doctor time in Derby and Kalgoorlie and more recently practiced general medicine at Midland. His passion and main interest in medicine is Aboriginal Health and Well-being. He’s excited to be with us here at Wunan Health.

Dr Sufyan Ibrahim – General Practitioner

Dr Sufyan Ibrahim is a GP, who has recently moved to the East Kimberley from down south. He has recently received his Fellowship with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Dr Josiah Wilkinson – GP Registrar

Dr Josiah is a GP Registrar working at both Wunan Health and Kununurra District Hospital. Graduating from the University of Western Australia in 2019, he has worked at a range of different hospitals in WA. He has returned to the Kimberley to undertake his GP training after previously completing placements in Kununurra and Derby.

He has a special interest in both rural medicine and palliative care.

Dr Josiah is working towards fellowship with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Dr Georgia Hirsch – GP Registrar

Dr Georgia is a GP Registrar who has recently returned to Kununurra after spending a year here as a medical student some time ago. She has worked in Darwin and Alice Springs but is excited to be back home in the west.

She is working towards a fellowship with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

The Practice Team:

Practice Manager
Suzette Chemello

Practice Advisor
Andrea Edwards

Aboriginal Health Practitioner
Shaun Cox

Aboriginal Health Worker
Megan Wilson

Acting Clinical Coordinator/Health Programs Manager / Aboriginal Health Practitioner
Wayne Beddall

Medical Receptionists

Ramona Bader

Leticia Ray

Tori Elliott

Hellen Johnson

Alexandria Kent

 

Practice Nurses

Our team of practice nurses provide a range of services including immunisations, chronic disease management, women’s health and contraception, audiometry, drug and alcohol testing and more. The practice nurse team supports our practitioners to deliver other services such as medicals and skin procedures as well as contacting patients with treatment plans and test results.

Aboriginal Health Practitioners

Our Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs) provide a range of services including immunisations, chronic disease management, audiometry, drug and alcohol testing among many others. With a focus on Aboriginal health checks, chronic disease management plans our AHPs are committed to providing a culturally sensitive environment and care for our Aboriginal patients. Our AHPs also support practitioners to deliver other services.

Medical Receptionists

If you wish to learn more about our services, make an appointment or require any assistance, please feel free to contact one of our friendly medical receptionists.

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