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Prompting safety in Darwin

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the theme this year is Talk Early Talk Often.

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Therapy dogs bringing smiles to patients at RDH

For the very first time patients at Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) will receive the ongoing benefits of therapy dog visits, with the introduction of a therapy dog program across the RDH campus.

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RDH staff weaving their way towards ending violence

Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) has pledged to weave 10,000 stars as part of the One Million Stars to End Violence Project, a global weaving project that engages communities from around the world in the conversation about ending violence.

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Don’t let food poisoning spoil your Easter

When preparing for the upcoming Easter celebrations the Department of Health is reminding Territorians to use simple safe food handling tips to avoid an unwanted case of food poisoning.

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Don’t get sick from mozzies this Easter

Territorians and visitors planning outdoor activities this Easter long weekend are being reminded to protect themselves from mosquitoes.

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Donation focuses attention on saving lives

A painting to be donated to the Central Australia Health Service by DonateLife NT shares the story of a kidney recipient’s journey through the transplant process.

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Focus on Sexual Assault during April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the aim is to break the silence around sexual assault.

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Influenza vaccine now available

This season’s influenza vaccine is now available and health authorities are urging everyone to get vaccinated. Flu spreads easily and can cause severe disease especially in the young, elderly, pregnant women and people with chronic medical conditions.

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BreastscreenNT Mobile Bus kicks off 2017 schedule

This week the BreastScreenNT Mobile Bus held free screening for women aged 50 to 74 years in Darwin City on the grounds of Parliament House.

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Students get hands-on at health careers day

High school students from across Darwin will be given the opportunity to experience what it is like to work in the health sector at this year’s Interactive Careers Day at Royal Darwin Hospital.