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Rotavirus outbreak in the Northern Territory

“Since late May there have been 23 cases reported, mostly in children from Central Australia, but further spread is likely”,  Centre for Disease Control Director, Dr Vicki Krause said.

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New Volunteer Program at Royal Darwin Hospital

Members of the community wishing to volunteer at Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) will now have the opportunity to do so, with the launch of a new Top End Health Service Volunteer Program today.

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New machine brings sole to the Alice Springs Hospital

The Central Australia Health Service’s Podiatry, Prosthetics and Orthotics department at the Alice Springs Hospital recently acquired an Orthema CAD/CAM Orthotic fabrication system. The technology will help to cut down the time it takes to prescribe and manufacture custom made foot orthoses for people suffering from foot problems requiring Prosthetic or Podiatry care.

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Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

The 2018 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards Gala Dinner was held this evening to announce the recipients of the 2018 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

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A piece of history recovered

The Central Australia Health Service has recovered the Tennant Creek Hospital dedication plaque, which went missing during hospital renovations some years ago.

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Neonatal transport in the Top End looking bright

The Royal Darwin Hospital’s new neonatal transport team and the transport team from the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne have collaborated to save the life of a critically ill baby from the Top End.

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2018 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards finalists announced

Congratulations to the nominees and finalists in the 2018 Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

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Precautionary Advice for Drinking Water Cancelled for Garawa One

The Garawa One water supply is once again safe to drink.

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Murray Valley encephalitis warning extends to Central Australia

Residents in Central Australia as well as the rest of the Territory are being urged to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, as Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) and Kunjin virus activity has presumptively been detected in the Centre.

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New nurses commence their careers in the Top End

Twenty six new nurses will hit the ground running across the Territory this month, after graduating from the Top End Health Service (TEHS) Graduate Nurse Program.