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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, 13 September 2018 results from routine sampling of the cooling towers at Palmerston Regional Hospital returned a positive reading for legionella.
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.
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.
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.
Statement from Director of Medical Services, Royal Darwin Hospital, Dr Alison Maclean.Royal Darwin Hospital is currently experiencing another peak in bed demand.
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.
Two cases of meningococcal W (MenW) disease have been confirmed in the Top End of the Northern Territory.