JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Giving culturally capable quality healthcare to all.

That’s the purpose of Lifetime Tree Women of all ages Care, a clinic that just opened this week on Jacksonville’s westside.

The founders are husband and spouse and they’ve been doing the job in the direction of this for more than 20 yrs.

They say it’s the very first Black-owned women’s wellness clinic that is owned by a nurse practitioner in Northeast Florida. And they say they are all set to make an effects in the community.

“I’m listed here to fill a void in this space,” stated founder Jamie Neal.

Neal and her husband Derek are working to provide what they connect with culturally competent care to Jacksonville.

“Culturally capable care, to me suggests that I’m going to fulfill the female where by she is and acquire care of her the way she would like to be taken treatment of,” Jamie Neal reported.

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Neal is an Highly developed Registered Nurse Practitioner.

She reported much too several ladies on Jacksonville’s westside really don’t have access to helpful and cost-effective healthcare which she claims contributes to disparities in Black and brown communities.

With this center, they hope to modify that by currently being one more healthcare supplier in the spot.

“So when the highly developed nurse practitioners guide clinics like this you won’t have all those medical practitioners that now they are not given the right care mainly because they have 50 individuals to see in that day. So now this can broaden the vary, while that perhaps we’re generating an effect, mainly because now they may well have extra time to give to individuals people and to care for their sufferers,” Derek Neal mentioned.

They say they are creating a new marketplace and they are ready to aid improve health and fitness treatment for women of all ages in Jacksonville.

“Duval County has the greatest infant mortality charge in the entire point out and it would seem to be getting even worse,” Jamie Neal said. “And I want to fix issues, I want to make it greater. Our goal is to go wherever there is a will need and there is a will need right here in this place wherever we are situated. There are not that numerous woman, you know, vendors for women of all ages. And, and some, a lot of companies are coming absent from sure insurances and points like that. So there is a solid want for us right here in this space exactly where that disparity is so excellent.”

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The clinic will start out getting appointments on June 1.

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