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Northern Territory emergency response experts to present on global stage ...
Australia's National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC) will share its innovations and knowledge in preparing and responding to disaster response at a global meeting of Emergency Medical Teams in Hong Kong next week.

Drinking water advice - Katherine rural area ...
The NT Department of Health and key agencies are working in partnership with the Department of Defence to determine the impact of PFAS in the environment and drinking water supplies.

Friends of TEHS to help shape health services in Top End ...
A new project that gives the community more opportunity to provide feedback and ideas on health service delivery in the Top End will be launched this week.

Statement: NT Department of Health ...
The Department of Health acknowledges the PFAS Preliminary Sampling Program report from Defence.

Cover up, the mozzies are coming ...
Health authorities have warned people mosquito numbers have started increasing and are about to get a lot worse as a near-record number of larvae hatch in breeding areas in NT coastal regions, including the Greater Darwin Area.

NT measles alert ...
The Department of Health has issued a  Territory-wide measles alert after an infected woman visited Darwin for five days last week.

Top End mozzie numbers to explode ...
Health authorities have begun an aerial survey and spraying program around Darwin to combat a predicted explosion in mosquito numbers.

Nurses and midwives: A quest for the best ...
Nominations for the 14th annual Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are now open.

Warning: Stinger season starts on Saturday ...
Saturday marks the official start of the stinger season in Top End waters.

Early rains spark melioidosis warning ...
The Wet Season is not quite here but Territorians are already being warned to protect themselves from the potentially deadly soil-borne disease, melioidosis.

Flu season is here ...
The NT Department of Health has issued an alert to Territorians advising that the 2016 flu season has arrived but it is still not too late get vaccinated.

 

 

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