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Posted on 13 September 2018

HPANT holds Acquired Brain Injury Event with success

HPANT holds Acquired Brain Injury Event with success

The Acquired Brain Injury event held in September was one of HPANT’s most attended for the year with a massive presence of allied health professionals and a good distribution between hospital and community based practice. Attendees were treated to hearing from Dr Jim Huntley a specialist in clinical…

Posted on 03 August 2018

Administrator’s Medals in Primary Health Care 2018

Administrator’s Medals in Primary Health Care 2018

Submit your nomination for the Administrator's Medals in Primary Health Care 2018The Administrator’s Medals in Primary Health Care recognise excellence in people who have contributed significantly to the provision of primary health care in the Northern Territory. There are three categories to be…

Posted on 03 August 2018

NT PREVOCATIONAL MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING AWARD

NT PREVOCATIONAL MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING AWARD

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE NT PREVOCATIONAL MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING AWARDDo you know a Junior Doctor or a Clinical Educator who has made a significant contribution to improving medical education and training in the NT?In collaboration with the Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education…

Posted on 02 July 2018

Macular Disease National Action Plan

Macular Disease National Action Plan

The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health has announced funding of AU$150,000 for Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) to develop a Strategic National Action Plan to better support patients with macular disease. The funding is in addition to $1.28 million the MDFA receives through the Health Peak…

Posted on 15 June 2018

Closing the Gap in Eye Health and Vision Care by 2020

Closing the Gap in Eye Health and Vision Care by 2020

Vision 2020 Australia, in collaboration with 14 organisations working working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health, is calling on the Australian Government to build on its commitment to close the gap in eye health and vision care.The 12 recommendations in Closing the Gap in Eye Health…