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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.

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Bed pressures at RDH

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

Royal Darwin Hospital is currently experiencing another peak in bed demand.

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Biting midges on the rise

This is the time of the year when biting midges are out in force. High numbers are expected from 8 to 14 August coinciding with the new moon, with a further increase around the full moon from 23 to 29 August.

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Two cases of meningococcal W confirmed in Top End

Two cases of meningococcal W (MenW) disease have been confirmed in the Top End of the Northern Territory.

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Palmerston Regional Hospital Community Day

Come and check out the new Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH) on Saturday 11 August from 9am until 1pm.