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NT Health

NT Health deliver services related to the Ministerial responsibilities of Health and Senior Territorians.

Values

NT Health has express values that underpin how they deliver services, including:

  • respect and cooperation
  • responsibility to society
  • taking pride in our work
  • being here for our clients.

Services

NT Health's services include:

  • five public hospitals
  • community and remote health centres
  • mental health services
  • aged and disability programs
  • alcohol and other drugs programs
  • oral health services
  • audiology and hearing health
  • women's health
  • cancer screening services
  • child, youth and family support programs.

They work in partnership with a range of Non-Government Organisations to deliver various services, including ambulance services, drug and alcohol withdrawal, disability services, family support services and other community-related services.

Aboriginal health

Improving Aboriginal health is NT Health's greatest challenge and they recognise tackling the underlying causes of poor health and providing health services within a primary care framework is the best approach.

NT Health are working to address Indigenous disadvantage in the Northern Territory. Investments include additional primary care health professionals, additional child protection workers and programs to encourage local employment in a range of new family-related services in remote areas, as well as accelerated treatment of medical conditions in Aboriginal children.

NT Health mental health crisis services

  • Phone NT CATT on 1800 682 288
  • Check the website for more details

Last reviewed: December 2012

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Mental Health

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Early detection and cancer prevention - NT.GOV.AU

Prevention and screening for cancer, including the HPV vaccine, bowel screening, lifestyle choices and sun exposure.

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Caravan safety - NT.GOV.AU

Advice for caravan use and travel in the Northern Territory.

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Pregnancy screening and testing - NT.GOV.AU

Your first doctor visit, scheduled pregnancy check-ups, tests, ultrasounds and genetic screening.

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Suicide: signs and prevention - NT.GOV.AU

About suicide, warning signs and support if you are experiencing thoughts of suicide or harming yourself.

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Adult guardianship and orders - NT.GOV.AU

About adult guardianship and the Office of the Public Guardian, decision-making capacity, apply for a guardian and eligibility for a guardian.

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Mould growth and your health - NT.GOV.AU

Health risks of mould exposure in your home and how to remove mould.

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About specialist services - NT.GOV.AU

Specialist services in cities and remote communities, contact information for specialist outreach services.

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Cancer clinical trials - NT.GOV.AU

As a cancer patient you can participate in clinical trials at the Royal Darwin Hospital and Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre.

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Diabetes education - NT.GOV.AU

Education for people with diabetes in the Northern Territory.

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