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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.

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Register to save a life during DonateLife Week

The Central Australia Health Service (CAHS) is encouraging people to register to become an organ and tissue donor this week during DonateLife Week.

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A new sensory garden at the Tamarind Centre to improve mental health

The Tamarind Centre opened their 'Akuna' sensory garden this week, providing Top End Mental Health Service consumers,  and staff with a calming outdoor space to relax and reflect.

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Honouring the contribution of Aboriginal women in health during NAIDOC Week

The Central Australia Health Service is celebrating the extraordinary legacy of Aboriginal women during NAIDOC Week, 8–15 July.

The theme of NAIDOC Week is ‘Because of her, we can’. We pay tribute to two strong Central Australian Aboriginal women, who worked in health and who, against all odds, became registered nurses in the 1960s.

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Stay alert and don’t get hurt this Territory Day

The Department of Health wishes everyone a safe and happy Territory Day on 1 July.

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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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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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