Department of Health And Families (NT)


Hospital admissions in the Northern Territory, 1976 - 2008

The report provides an overview of hospital admissions in the five NT public hospitals for the period from 1976 to 2008. Information is provided on trends in hospital separation rates and length of stay for both NT Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Information on total admissions...

Relevance of health libraries in the digital age

This article discusses the future of health libraries and how they need to meet the needs of the parent organisation and its staff to maintain relevance in the digital age. Nicole Jovicic is a trainee librarian at the East Arnhem Health Library in Nhulunbuy. Health...

Northern Territory chronic conditions prevention and management strategy 2010-2020

The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health and Families has worked with partners in the non-government, private and Aboriginal health sectors and consulted widely with other stakeholders to develop the Strategy. It aims to improve the health and well being of all Territorians by reducing...

Corporate plan, 2009-2012: healthy Territorians living in healthy communities

The aim of the plan is to summarise how the Northern Territory Department of Health and Families' resources, present and future, can best be harnessed in order to deliver sound outcomes across an increasingly diverse field of activities.