We speak with Jenny Messell, the NT's 2019 Nurse of the Year and Service Manager at Indigenous residential aged-care facility Juninga Centre.
The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 saw 450 attendees descend on the Darwin Convention Centre.
An increasing number of health sector organisations are holding their conferences in the Northern Territory, providing educational and cultural benefits.
Providing a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders is both appropriate and respectful. But how can we ensure this occurs?
Hot and cold therapies have been used for centuries for pain relief and relaxation.
The second edition of the NSQHS Standards now contains specific actions addressing the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The level of FASD and other brain disorders in youth in detention in Australia is among the highest for incarcerated youth globally.
Known for his research into infectious diseases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, A/Prof Ward is a passionate advocate for taking action against STIs. He doesn't just talk the talk … he walks the walk.
On Wednesday, 7 June, the Australian Parliament's Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee will be holding a public hearing into the prevalence of ear diseases among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
$8 million Lighthouse Hospital Project improves acute coronary care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders14 February, 2017
The Minister for Indigenous Health, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP recently announced $8 million to expand a project that is transforming hospital care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with acute coronary syndrome.
Intensive care unit (ICU) admission rates for life-threatening infections in Indigenous children are several times higher than those of non-Indigenous children, and twice as many Indigenous children per population succumb to these severe infections despite life support.
St Vincent's Health Australia (SVHA) has committed $450,000 to bring culturally appropriate palliative care services to five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) of Cape York as part of an MOU with Northern Peninsula Area Family and Community Services (NPAFACS) and Apunipima Cape York Health Council (Apunipima).
Do Nights, Weekends Affect Survival After Paediatric Cardiac Arrest in Hospital?
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have successfully tested a drug that is showing some early promise in efforts to prevent pre-term birth.
If you find yourself in the emergency room as a patient, things have probably not gone your way in recent times. Chances are you would prefer to be anywhere else and so when it comes time to be admitted, the more effortless that process is, the better. This is where the Brother TD-2000 series label printers can assist in patient care, by streamlining admissions - especially when it comes to Patient ID printing. In addition to speed, it also allows for higher reliability and can improve patient safety by utilising smarter and safer patient ID techniques and barcode medical administration system integration.