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28 September 2018

Darwin Allergy Clinic

Darwin Allergy Clinic

Dr Sara Martin is a Darwin allergy GP with a special interest in clinical immunology and conducts allergy testing at Territory Medical Group. One of the allergy tests available is a skin prick test. Management of allergic disease requires accurate diagnosis of the allergic disease involved. Slightly…

27 September 2018

Implanon

Implanon

Implanon is a long acting reversible contraceptive. It's effectiveness in preventing pregnancy is very high. The contraceptive hormone in Implanon is progesterone (one of the components of the combined oral contraceptive pill). The implanon implant is a thin flexible plastic rod which is inserted…

27 September 2018

Medical Fitness to Drive

Medical Fitness to Drive

When you apply for or renew your driver's licence, you are asked to declare whether you are taking medication, or have a medical condition, that affects your ability to driveBased on this information you may need to undergo a medical examination to confirm your fitness to hold a driver's licence.All…

27 September 2018

Investigations and results

Investigations and results

Generally blood tests, xrays and scans are only a part of your health assessment. Usually the doctor will need to discuss any abnormal results and sometimes order more tests even if all results are normal. Your doctor will need to assess if you are improving or if your symptoms are getting worse.We…

20 September 2018

Urine drug screen - should I pee before?

Urine drug screen - should I pee before?

An hour or two before the test, you should fill your bladder with adequate fluids. If you over hydrate your sample will become too dilute and and the test will need to be repeated.

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Newsletter - Autumn 2019 / Travel Vaccinations

Newsletter - Autumn 2019 / Travel Vaccinations

We've published our Autumn Newsletter which centers in Travel Vaccinations.Download PDF This newsletter is available verbally, through the National Relay Services and trasnlation and interpreter services 

03 May 2019

Closed May Day - Monday May 6 2019

Closed May Day - Monday May 6 2019

Our Clinics will be closed Monday May 6th 2019. Please refer to our afterhours information in the patient Information page.Royal Darwin Hospital Emergency Department is located 105 Rocklands Dr, Tiwi 0810 Ph: 08 8922 8888

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