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Central Australian coding expert takes out national award

In an Australian first, the Director of Health Information for the Central Australia Health Service (CAHS) Janine Wapper has achieved national recognition for her coding skills.

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Community consultation: RAAF base Darwin PFAS investigation

The Department of Defence is holding a Community Walk-in Session at Charles Darwin University and opening a Community Stand at Casuarina Square to provide information on the environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Darwin and nearby areas.

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Make vegetables count during National Nutrition Week

National Nutrition Week is here again and the Central Australia Health Service is taking up the challenge to get Territorians to eat more vegetables.

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Tackling smoking in remote communities

A new resource has been developed by the Northern Territory Department of Health’s Remote Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Program to help reduce the high levels of smoking in Aboriginal communities.

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Alice Springs celebrates World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

It’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day this week and the Central Australia Health Service is inviting the community to a celebration of life at the Palliative Care Facility at Alice Springs Hospital.

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Stress Less in Alice Springs

In its fifth year Stress Less in the Park has attracted more than 30 organisations to celebrate Mental Health Week and promote mental wellbeing across Central Australia.

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Bacteria treatment for Palmerston Regional Hospital cooling towers

On Thursday, 13 September 2018 results from routine sampling of the cooling towers at Palmerston Regional Hospital returned a positive reading for legionella.

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Meningococcal vaccine for all 1-19 year olds in the NT – Don’t miss out

Territorians are urged to take advantage of the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine available to all children and young adults aged 1-19 years in the NT.

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Don’t let gastro stop you enjoying the rest of the dry season

People in the Northern Territory are urged to stay at home if they have gastro and be vigilant about hand washing following a rise in gastro cases across the Top End.

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Bed pressures at RDH are easing

Statement from Director Medical Services, Royal Darwin Hospital, Dr Alison Maclean:

The peak in demand at Royal Darwin Hospital is now easing and patient flow is improving.