Community News

Youth Mental Health Services Announced for Katherine

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement in Katherine of new headspace services for youth in the region.  Primary health stakeholders from the Katherine region were in attendance as Minister for...
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 The privilege of remote GP work

The privilege of remote GP work

Being the only doctor in a small remote town is not for the faint hearted. But for Dr Chris Clohesy it has been a lifetime calling that started some 30 years ago when he landed in Darwin as a medical school graduate. “It was the 80’s and the...
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Dialysis in remote Australia

Dialysis in remote Australia

Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation embarked on a journey 16 years ago to offer renal treatment and care in Kintore, Northern Territory. Since then, their innovative and patient-centred approach has...
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Summary of 2017-18 budget health announcements

The Australian Government revealed the 2017-18 budget on Tuesday, 1 May 2017. It includes several health announcements of importance to health service providers and the community in the Northern Territory (NT). Highlights include: Twenty...
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Co-design for integrated service delivery

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Northern Territory (NT) with comorbid mental health disorders are receiving integrated care delivered through a Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) model. In response to a community...
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