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.
Come and check out the new Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH) on Saturday 11 August from 9am until 1pm.
The Central Australia Health Service (CAHS) is encouraging people to register to become an organ and tissue donor this week during DonateLife Week.
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.
The Central Australia Health Service is celebrating the extraordinary legacy of Aboriginal women during NAIDOC Week, 8–15 July.
The Department of Health wishes everyone a safe and happy Territory Day on 1 July.
“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.
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.