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NT Health

NT Health manages the Northern Territory public health system, operating across 5 service delivery regions, 6 hospitals, 74 health clinics and 7 corporate offices.

NT Health works as one system in partnership with individuals, families, the community, Aboriginal heath organisations and stakeholders to provide high quality, evidence-based, patient-centred care.

Vision and mission

The key focus of NT Health is for all Territorians to have great health. We strive to provide accessible care for all Territorians that is culturally appropriate, evidence-based and as close to home as possible.

NT Health’s core values of Safe, Responsive and Kind are central to the way they work.

How NT Health can help

NT Health offers a comprehensive range of services: primary care, public health, community support, emergency and acute care.

These services include prevention, early intervention, specialist and allied health care, rehabilitation, and more.

NT Health manages remote health centres, child, youth, family and school-based services.

Mental health, oral health, hearing health, aged care, and specialist outreach services are available, in addition to environmental health, the Centre for Disease Control, and the Sexual Assault Referral Service.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - NT Health.

Last reviewed: August 2023

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Children and falls at home | NT.GOV.AU

Falls are the most common cause of injuries to children. Find out where falls are most likely to happen and how to prevent them.

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Birthing services in Central Australia | NT.GOV.AU

Antenatal care, midwife services, labour and birth, lactation consultant, childbirth education and support for Central Australia.

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Homebirthing in the NT | NT.GOV.AU

Homebirths in Alice Springs, Darwin and remote areas of the NT.

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Child safety in your backyard | NT.GOV.AU

Find out how to keep your child safe in your backyard.

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Your child and sleep disturbances | NT.GOV.AU

Common sleep disturbances in children: nightmares, sleepwalking, sleep talking and teeth grinding.

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Children, vehicles, bikes and skateboards | NT.GOV.AU

Find out how to keep your child safe around vehicles, bikes and skateboards.

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Pregnancy and loss | NT.GOV.AU

Bereavement support organisations.

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Smoking, pregnancy and breastfeeding | NT.GOV.AU

Smoking during pregnancy, passive smoking and why you should quit smoking.

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Dental services for children | NT.GOV.AU

Public dental services for school children, including the child dental benefits schedule.

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Teach your child to call 000 | NT.GOV.AU

How to teach children as young as three to call 000 in an emergency.

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