Healthy Living NT Education services
Healthy Living NT provides a range of client education services for diagnosed diabetes and cardiovascular clients, including: group education sessions, individual sessions, cardiac rehabilitation and paediatric clinics which are run by highly qualified diabetes nurse educators, cardiac nurse educators and dietitians. These education sessions cover all aspects of diabetes and cardiac self-management. For more information, please click here
These are referral forms for our services.
Health Professional Resources
Here you will find links to Best Practice Guidelines from national bodies for diabetes and cardiac management. You will also find links to various Position Statements and Reports regarding diabetes and cardiovascular management issues.
This is our quarterly newsletter designed for health professionals containing the latest news in the fields of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, as well as staff articles of interest. If you do not currently receive Healthy Living News and would like to do so you can become an affiliate member or subscribe here.
Healthy Living NT has several diabetes indigenous resources available for purchase. These have been designed in a flip chart format, are laminated and are spiral bound. Also available are a handbook and poster which can be used as educational support tools.
Clients can either self-refer or present a referral to Healthy Living NT and book an appointment through our Tiwi and Alice Springs offices for group or individual education sessions. Group and individual appointments are also available at the Palmerston Community Health Centre on a fortnightly basis.
Interpreters can be booked for any client for whom English is not a first language, please inform our administration staff of the language required at the time of booking an appointment.
Out of Town Clients
Healthy Living NT services remote communities with group and individual appointments through diabetes and cardiac nurse educators. For out of town travellers, appointments will be made to coincide with visits to Darwin or Alice Springs, please give us as much notice as you are able for booking appointments. If we are unable to visit your community, telephone consultations are also available by appointment and we are happy to correspond with you by email. Find your nearest service on the Service area map.
Special Needs Clients
Individual appointments will be made for people who have a physical impairment such as hearing or vision impaired lack of mobility or any client who cannot attend a group education session. Please advise our staff if any assistance is required at the time of booking an appointment.
Other services available from Healthy Living NT include:
- National Diabetes Services Scheme 1300 136 588
- Product Supply
- Supporting Research
- Raising Public Awareness
- Telephone, Mail and Internet Services
- Advocacy and Support
- Health Promotion Activities
- Facilitation of Education Groups and Support Groups