We are SOOOO close to having permanent dialysis in Kiwirrkurra…700kms west of Alice Springs. The nurse’s house is finished, the dialysis machines are there,the equipment is on its way…the dialysis chairs are PURPLE!!! Patrick Tjungarryi has had his hair done and bought new clothes for his trip home, and the skies have opened up with more rain than we have had in years!!! Who would have thought? Roads are closed and without a Purple hovercraft, we are going to have to be patient for a little longer!
But this gives us time to...
On the eve of the Prime Minister’s ‘Closing the Gap’ report to Parliament, Western Desert Dialysis (Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation ) is proud to release a report into the Service Delivery Model of remote dialysis in Central Australia.
This report was conducted by EY as part of their pro bono commitment to partnering with Indigenous communities and organisations.
WDNWPT is a community controlled health service providing dialysis services in five remote communities, from our Purple Truck and in...
Our latest newsletter is now available with updates, photos and stories of what is going on at Western Desert Dialysis. This issue includes the opening of the Warburton Dialysis Service, awards for the Purple Truck and the Wellbeing Social Enterprise and some Christmas cheer – you can read it here.
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