Women’s and Children’s Health Program

Women’s & Children’s Health Program

The Women’s & Children’s Team’s focus is firmly on providing a healthy beginning to life.

This team covers two very important programs:

Women’s Health

The Women’s program is the best place for women to come for any of the following (and more):

  • a well women’s check-up and PAP smears
  • advice on family planning and contraception
  • antenatal health care for pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Privacy in screening and treating Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • any women’s health business

Child Health

The Child Health program is the best place for both men and women to bring children for any of the following (and more):

  • Developmental checks
  • Parental support
  • Early childhood nutrition
  • Babies and small children’s immunisations

Please note: sick children should go straight to Main Clinic

The Women’s & Children’s Health Centre is located at 21 Third Street

Men are very welcome to bring their children along to the Children’s Health program

Women’s Health Program operating hours

Monday – 8:30 am to 4pm – Children’s Health
Tuesday – 8:30 am to 4pm – Antenatal care
Wednesday – 8:30 am to 11:30am – Closed to clients in the morning (they do outreach work)
Thursday – 8:30 am to 4pm – Children’s Health
Friday – 8:30 am to 4pm – Women’s Health

How to see us

You can come to the new building at 21 Third Street and put your name down at the reception desk (the office on the right).

We also have an appointment system for current clients

You can phone 89 729 118 and ask for an appointment or to be picked up and brought in to see our health care staff

We will send out reminder letters and messages to you when you or your children are due for an appointment or other type of follow up care

 Special days

  • We go and do school screening throughout the school year
  • We do Community visits

Acknowledgements

Our Women’s and Children’s Health Program is funded by the Australian Government through the New Directions programme; and the Northern Territory Government through the Department of Health.

Where you can find us

Nana and baby, Rockhole
Nana and baby, Rockhole
Young Rockhole girls painted up
Young Rockhole girls painted up
Dani checking ears
Dani checking ears
Girls skipping at Kalano
Girls skipping at Kalano
Kids having a splash
Kids having a splash