Our Team

Our Leadership Team

Dr. Stephanie Trust – Clinical Director/Principal GP

Dr Stephanie is a Gidja/ Walmajarri General Practitioner with a passion for remote primary health care, Aboriginal health, aviation medicine and chronic disease management.

She has been on numerous community and health committees and boards and has work worked extensively within Aboriginal Medical Services.

Dr Stephanie has a passion for medical eduction. And is a long-term supervisor and cultural mentor for GP Registrars and medical students and a strong advocate for Aboriginal Health Worker Practitioners.

Most recently Dr Stephanie was awarded GP of the Year at the 2024 WA Rural Health Excellence Awards.

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 Howard is a Jaru / Gidja woman born and raised in the Kimberley, spending most of her life in Broome. She started her journey into medicine at the University of Western Australia where she completed a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery, graduating in 2016. She went on to complete her internship at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and then worked at Joondalup Health Campus as a junior Doctor developing her skills in ED, general medicine and obstetrics and gynaecology.

In 2020, Dr Bianca and her family made the move back to the Kimberley working initially at Broome Health Campus before starting GP training with RACGP. Moving to Kununurra in 2021, she has been working at Wunan Health while completing her GP training requirements as a Registrar. In February 2024 she received her Fellowship with Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Bianca is passionate about Aboriginal health and rural medicine. She also enjoys the diversity of medicine that comes through the door, including all ages of life.

When Dr Bianca is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and exploring the beautiful surroundings of the East Kimberley.

Dr Codie Butler – GP Registrar

Dr Codie Butler is from Wongutha country and was born and raised in Kalgoorlie, in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia.

Dr Codie is a GP Registrar, working for both Wunan Health and Kununurra District Hospital.

Dr Codie 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.

Dr Codie’s passion and main interest in medicine is Aboriginal Health and Well-being.

 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

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

Practice Nurse (RN)
Ayesha Skeen

Aboriginal Health Practitioner
Shaun Cox

Aboriginal Health Worker
Megan Wilson

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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