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Public health alert - Penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae (PPNG): changes to treatment recommendations for gonorrhoea Northern Territory wide

Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that most commonly infects the urethra and the cervix. It can also infect the anus and throat.

Current Situation

Northern Territory Immunisation Schedule update - 1 November 2023 

The Northern Territory (NT) Immunisation Schedules have been updated to reflect the introduction of the shingles vaccine Shingrix® to the National Immunisation Program from 1 November 2023.

NAIDOC Week 2022

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth. It is a chance to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Updates to Remote Primary Healthcare Manuals: June 2022

After two years of reviews, the Remote Primary Health Care Manual (RPHCM) protocols will be finalised on 30 June 2022. From 1 July 2022, the manuals will move through the final editing and publication stage.

Flu Season 2022

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness spread through bodily fluids from infected people. Transmission is typically preventable with vaccination and treated with symptom management.

Updates to Remote Primary Healthcare Manuals: May 2022

The Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (RPHCM) are currently under review, with the newest edition anticipated for release in late 2022.

National Reconciliation Week 2022

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrates and promotes relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians.

NT Health Alert: Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN)

Several cases of acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) have been recorded in communities throughout the Northern Territory (NT) since 28 March 2022. APSGN is a legislated notifiable disease in the NT.

Updates to Remote Primary Healthcare Manuals: April 2022

The Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (RPHCM) are currently under review, with the newest edition anticipated for release in late 2022.

Updates to Remote Primary Healthcare Manuals: March 2022

The Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (RPHCM) are currently under review, with the newest edition anticipated for release in late 2022.

Updates to Remote Primary Healthcare Manuals: February 2022

The Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (RPHCM) are currently under review, with the newest edition anticipated for release in late 2022.

Closing the health gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Closing the health gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was first published in Partyline on 21 March 2022. Access the full magazine here.

Updates to Remote Primary Healthcare Manuals: January 2022

The Remote Primary Health Care Manuals (RPHCM) are currently under review, with the newest edition expected to be released in late 2022.

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