BreastScreenNT is a joint Commonwealth and Northern Territory Government funded population-screening program.
The Top End Health Service is urging people to protect themselves from salt marsh mosquitoes, as numbers are expected to increase in NT coastal areas due to the high tides last week. Elevated numbers are expected from 8 October, lasting 7 to 10 days.
With the inaugural World Patient Safety Day on Tuesday 17 September 2019, Top End Health Service is deeply committed to patient safety.
Territorians are being reminded to ensure they are fully immunised against measles before travelling over the school holiday period, as cases are currently present in Australia and much of the rest of the world.
The bushfires currently burning in the Greater Darwin region and Top End have led to smoky conditions that may be a risk to people with respiratory ailments.
The Department of Health is now accepting applications for funding through the 2020 Alcohol and Other Drugs Youth Grants Program.
Worker screening is a tool NDIS registered providers can use to check that the people who are working, or wish to work, with NDIS participants do not present an unacceptable risk to the NDIS participant. The NDIS Worker Screening Check is an assessment of a person’s known past criminal history, professional misconduct in the workplace and other relevant information.
The major activities for Kids Stress Less in 2019 are designed to give school children a better knowledge of how to recognise mental health issues; how to assist anyone who may be in a ‘bad place’; and how to develop skills to recognise bullying and build resilience.
As temperatures and humidity rise in the Top End, the Public Health Unit is reminding Territorians and visitors to be aware of increasing numbers of box jellyfish – or ‘stingers’ – in coastal waters.
Stress Less in Tennant Creek is back for a second year in this outback town promoting the importance of wellness at a community event that has embraced the community.