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Posted on 20 May 2018

Health Professionals Resources : Alcohol and other drugs (NT Health)

Health Professionals Resources : Alcohol and other drugs (NT Health)

IntroductionThe information on these pages is to help policy makers, non-government organisations and health professionals make informed decisions about alcohol and other drug issues.Substance misuse, particularly alcohol, is having a devastating effect on entire communities and remains a key priority…

Posted on 16 May 2018

New machine brings sole to the Alice Springs Hospital

New machine brings sole to the Alice Springs Hospital

The Central Australia Health Service’s Podiatry, Prosthetics and Orthotics department at the Alice Springs Hospital recently acquired an Orthema CAD/CAM Orthotic fabrication system. The technology will help to cut down the time it takes to prescribe and manufacture custom made foot orthoses for people…

Posted on 14 May 2018

Health Professionals Resources : Hepatitis B and Immigration (ASHM)

Health Professionals Resources : Hepatitis B and Immigration (ASHM)

Hepatitis B and Immigration: How clinicians can best support patients with chronic hepatitis B applying for permanent residency in AustraliaASHM has published a resource for clinicians with patients who have chronic hepatitis B that are in the process of applying for a permanent visa."Up until relatively…

Posted on 08 May 2018

Collaboration will work to eliminate hepatitis B

Collaboration will work to eliminate hepatitis B

Collaboration will work to eliminate hepatitis B from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in the Northern TerritoryMenzies School of Health Research (Menzies) has received National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding and will work in in partnership with the NT Department…