Mar
23

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The NDIS is being rolled out nationally to support Australians under 65 with a permanent and significant disability. The NDIS provides individualised support to help people achieve their goals and Read more...

Mar
17

Mental Health Nurse Program tender now open

The Mental Health Nurse Program tender is now open. Organisations currently delivering primary health care services in Darwin or Alice springs that employ a general practitioner or psychiatrist are Read more...

Mar
09

NT PHN celebrates International Women's Day

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) staff were treated to a women’s health quiz by Dr Tamsin Cockayne, Executive Manager Clinical. Tamsin opened the session Read more...

Mar
03

New Funding Arrangements for Drug and Alcohol Treatment

New funding arrangements will be introduced from 1 July 2017 to support integrated, consistent and sustainable drug and alcohol treatment services. Over $75 million annually has been committed to Read more...

Feb
20

NT PHN welcomes investment for health workforce agencies

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) welcomes the Commonwealth Government’s announcement of $93 million to invest in health workforce agencies. NT PHN is one of a national network of rural health Read more...

Feb
17

Sowing good seeds to harvest great attitudes

There is much to be said when three generations of one family are involved in a community gardening project. Grandparents, Josie and Dinny, are proud green thumbs who insist on inviting their Read more...

Feb
16

Health professionals converge in Central Australia for education and development

On Friday, 17 February, general practitioners (GPs) and allied health professionals will meet in Alice Springs for two days of education and collaborative discussions. The Pop-up PHN in Alice Springs Read more...

Feb
08

Darwin dentist sinks his teeth into life in the Top End

While Darwin-based dentist, Aaron, moved to the Top End to be close to family, it is the lifestyle, work-life balance and challenging work that have kept him here. Aaron relocated to Darwin two years Read more...

Feb
07

Northern Territory PHN welcomes National Suicide Prevention Trial to Darwin

Darwin has been named as one of twelve regional sites for the National Suicide Prevention Trial announced by Health Minister, Greg Hunt, on 6 February 2017. Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) will lead Read more...

Feb
03

A step in the right direction

*This article was published in the February 2017 edition of the AHHA Health Advocate A roving podiatrist is improving foot health in Indigenous communities in Central Australia by delivering podiatry Read more...

Pages

Northern Territory PHN acknowledges the traditional owners of the country on which we work and live and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to elders both past and present.