After hours services promote continuity of care, enabling patients to receive the right care at the right time, and reducing avoidable emergency department visits and hospitalisations.
After hours refers to services that are usually provided:
We receive funding from the Australian Government to work with local services to plan, coordinate and support after hours health services.
Northern Territory PHN currently supports the following after hours services:
|Central Australia Health Service (CAHS)||After hours access to social work service at Alice Springs Hospital|
|CAHS||Extending pharmacy weekend and public holiday service|
|CAHS||After hours social work service at Tennant Creek Hospital|
|Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation||Alice Springs after hours GP clinic|
|Danila Dilba Health Service||Palmerston Centre extended opening hours|
|Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation||Laynhapuy Homelands after hours training and development plan|
|Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation||Ngalkanbuy Health Centre – additional after hours support|
|Wurli Wirlinjang Aboriginal Corporation||Wurli after hours primary health outreach|
For information on how to apply for funding to support after hours service development, visit Partner with us.
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