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Screening services

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BreastScreenNT bus | NT.GOV.AU

The BreastScreenNT bus gives free breast screening services to women in regional and remote communities.

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Newborn screening tests - MyDr.com.au

Newborn screening tests can detect rare but serious genetic or metabolic disorders in newborn babies.

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Baby and child screening and assessment clinics | NT.GOV.AU

The Child Health Service runs health and development screening and assessments for your baby and child.

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Breast cancer | NT.GOV.AU

Screening tests, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and services for breast cancer.

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About the BreastScreen Australia Program | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Find out more about the national breast cancer screening service. Learn who it targets, why it’s important and whether it’s right for you.

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Screening tests for children - Pathology Tests Explained

Without symptoms of disease, children generally do not need many laboratory screening tests. Preventive services for children emphasise immunisation and prevention of accidents and injuries as well as counselling on development of healthy eating and exercise habits. For immunisation schedule, refer to Immunise Australia Program.

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What does the test cost? | Cervical Screening | Cancer Council

The Cervical Screening Test is free for eligible women, however your doctor may charge their standard consultation fee for the appointment. Read more

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Understanding the test in your language | Cervical Screening | Cancer Council

Women who are culturally and linguistically diverse are less likely to have regular cervical screening. Read more about accessing multi-lingual information here

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Community Child Health Program | WA Health

Community child health nurses support all families with young children. We provide a range of important free services to support families to raise happy, healthy children. We offer health and development assessments and screening, immunisation advice and support to families with young children.

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Screening tests in the first 3 months of pregnancy

You may wish to find out early in your pregnancy if your baby is at increased risk of a serious health condition by having a screening test in your first trimester (the first 3 months of pregnancy).

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