Who is creating NT HealthPathways?

Northern Territory HealthPathways is a collaborative project between NT PHN, Top End Health Service, Central Australia Health Service, Darwin Private Hospital, Health Providers Alliance Northern Territory and Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory

How will NT HealthPathways benefit GP's?

Using NT HealthPathways will be quick and easy. It will help GPs and primary care providers manage a condition or accurately refer a patient to local specialists and services in as little as a few seconds.

NT HealthPathways will: ·         

  • support decision making for assessment, management and appropriate referral. ·         
  • provide clear localised referral information leading to better quality referrals, decreased return referrals, timely specialist access. ·         
  • improve relationships between service providers due to locally agreed referral pathway.

How will NT HealthPathways benefit patients?
NT HealthPathways is designed to make a real difference to patients. The aim is to help patients get the right care, at the right time and in the right place.  

NT HealthPathways will enable GPs to better help patients by outlining: ·        

  • the best management and treatment options and appropriate care in the primary health setting ·         
  • timely access to specialist and allied health ·         
  • educational resources and information for patients

What is included in HealthPathways?

  • Generic HealthPathways with best practice assesment and treatment which does not yet have the local NT information
  • Localised HealthPathways and localised NT referral pathways (request pages) RPHCM manual access 
  • Electronic Theraputic Guidelines (eTG) access with authenticated URL for GPs only
  • Health Alerts
  • Access to NT PHN calendar of events

Can health providers suggest improvements to NT HealthPathways?

Yes. HealthPathways will continue to develop and improve. 

Every page in HealthPathways has a feedback submission button in the top right hand corner. Use this to contact your local HealthPathways team with questions, or suggestions for improvement. We welcome and need this level of ongoing feedback to ensure the accuracy of the site