NT Health strategies

Find information about recently launched NT Health strategies.

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Aboriginal Cultural Security Framework 2016 to 2026

The Northern Territory Aboriginal Cultural Security Framework 2016 to 2026 is a policy framework that aims to guide and strengthen implementation of culturally secure services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) people in the Northern Territory.

Cancer Care Strategy 2018-2022

The Northern Territory Cancer Care Strategy 2018-2022 provides a comprehensive road map for the Northern Territory Department of Health, the two Health Services, clinicians, cancer organisations, cancer patients, their families  and carers to work together to guide developments and deliver services over the next five years. Developed by the Northern Territory Cancer Care Network in consultation with key cancer care stakeholders involved in the NT, it identifies and defines areas of excellence in cancer care and provides benchmarks to measure improvements in care.

Child and Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plan 2018–2028

The Best Opportunities in Life - Child and Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plan 2018–2028 (the Plan) aims to improve health and wellbeing services for young people aged 0-24 years old over the next 10 years.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the Northern Territory 2018-2024

The NT Government has released a whole-of-government strategy titled Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the Northern Territory 2018-2024. The NT Government is also delivering broad alcohol reforms that aim to reduce the demand, supply and harm caused by alcohol across the NT. It is anticipated that the initiatives targeting alcohol misuse across the NT will reduce population levels of consumption, and will contribute to reducing the incidence of FASD in our community.

Mental Health Strategic Plan 2019-2025

Social and emotional wellbeing is vital to being healthy, productive and resilient when coping with difficult times in our lives. The Northern Territory Mental Health Strategic Plan 2019-2025 outlines the path to create mental health promoting communities, schools, and workplaces for Territorians. The plan also aims to set strategic directions for the investment in services to protect and promote mental health in the community.

Nursing and Midwifery Strategy 2019 - 2022

Strategic Plan for Nursing and Midwifery in the Northern Territory 2015 to 2018

Rehabilitation Strategy 2017 to 2021

The Northern Territory Rehabilitation Strategy 2017 to 2021 was developed by the NT Rehabilitation Health Network for the Department of Health. The Strategy outlines the key priorities and outcomes, which will be the focus for improvements in the delivery of rehabilitation services until 2021.

Renal Services Strategy 2017 to 2022

The Renal Services Strategy 2017 to 2022 will build on the achievements of the Renal Services Framework 2012 – 2017. The initiatives and actions that have been identified reflect priority areas needed to address current challenges, gaps and opportunities. Development and strengthening of partnerships between consumers, health providers, government agencies, Aboriginal community controlled health organisations (ACCHOs) and other non-government agencies are vital across the Northern Territory (NT) for the delivery of efficient, effective and quality renal services to the NT population.This Strategy provides direction for the delivery of renal services in the short, medium and longer term.

Sexually Transmissible Infections and Blood Borne Viruses Strategic and Operational Plan 2019-2023

The NT Sexually Transmissible Infections and Blood Borne Viruses Strategic and Operational Plan 2019-2023 aims to improve the sexual health of Territorians by its focus on health promotion, prevention, testing, early treatment and preventing the onward transmission of STI and BBV.

Strengthening our Health System Strategy 2020 to 2025Northern Territory Health, Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance NT and Northern Territory Primary Health Network have partnered to increase the use of digital health technologies, launching the Strengthening our Health System Strategy 2020-2025.
Suicide Prevention Strategic Framework 2018 - 2023 The Northern Territory Suicide Prevention Strategic Framework 2018-2023 represents our strategy to reduce the Territory’s suicide rate by half over the next  10 years.

  
The NT Health Virtual Care Strategy

The NT Health Virtual Care Strategy will guide the continued expansion of virtual care in the Northern Territory, to support Territorians to receive the right care, at the right place, at the right time. The Strategy defines how virtual care will be used by NT Health to compliment, elevate and extend traditional healthcare delivery models to cater for and increase accessibility for all Territorians.

NT Health Strategic Plan 2018 to 2022

The NT Health Strategic Plan 2018 to 2022 provides the overarching corporate framework for planning for healthcare in the Northern Territory. The Plan sets out NT Health’s Commitments and Strategic Directions that guide all individuals and groups working to improve the health and wellbeing of Territorians. Organisational priorities are established with this framework and performance indicators and reporting requirements are set.

NT Health Workforce Strategy 2019 to 2022

The Northern Territory Health Workforce Strategy 2019 - 2022 demonstrates a commitment to workforce development and capacity building. It positions the NT Health workforce to deliver on the overarching NT Health Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022. The strategy has been developed following extensive consultation across all areas of the Department, with the aim to build the NT Health workforce capacity to deliver innovative, sustainable services with a reputation as a workplace and environment where people want to work, live and learn.

NT Health Inclusion Strategy: Respecting People with Diverse Sexualities and Gender Identities - Plan of actions 2019 to 2022

NT Health’s vision for the strategy: NT Health engages with sexuality and gender diverse communities we serve to promote health and wellbeing. We support a diverse and inclusive workforce who are empowered to be who they are, to deliver the best service possible. The strategy identifies 28 actions to improve NT Health Services and workplaces and become more aware, respectful and inclusive of sexuality and gender diverse people. The NT Health executive team are the champions of change to drive this strategy and an advisory group comprising members from Top End Health Service, Central Australia Health Service, Department of Health and consumers will continue to guide progress.

Top End Health Service Reconciliation Action Plan July 2020 – June 2021

Top End Health Service Reconciliation Action Plan July 2020 – June 2021 is primarily a business plan that uses a holistic approach to create meaningful relationships, enhanced respect and promote sustainable opportunities for Aboriginal People.


Last updated: 11 August 2021

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