Nicole Ramsamy is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descendant from Bloomfield in Far North Queensland and Boigu Island in Torres Strait. Nicole was raised in Cairns and works mostly in primary care in remote Aboriginal community in Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland.
Nicole is a Nurse Practitioner in rural and remote nursing and an Endorsed Registered Midwife.
Nicole is passionate about Indigenous health, as well as assisting families and communities to ensure that they receive exceptional health care services. She provides a family centered approach that is culturally suitable.
My professional competencies
- Conducts advanced, comprehensive nursing and midwife assessment by providing a family centered approach that is culturally suitable to the families needs
- Prescribe pre-conception care, advice, antenatal care, preterm labour intra-partum care, postnatal care, as well as contraception.
- Liaise and refer the clients to public hospitals, private hospitals, general practitioners, non-government agencies, allied health practitioners, and social service providers
- Follow-up and monitor the clients’ progress
Working in health is very rewarding knowing that you are able to break barriers, build trust and provide a culturally safe service is one of the most important things you can do in assisting people achieve their health goals.