Table of contents

  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Summary
  • 1. Introduction
    • Why is ear and hearing health important?
    • Ear and hearing health in the Northern Territory
  • 2. Service delivery
    • Health education, promotion and prevention
    • Outreach audiology
    • ENT teleotology services
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist services
  • 3. Ear conditions and hearing health status
    • Ear conditions
    • Hearing status
  • 4. Demand for ear and hearing health services and other follow-up services
    • Follow-up services required after audiologist visits
    • Follow-up services required after ENT teleotology services
  • 5. Outcomes of children after exiting the program
    • Time spent in Hearing Health Programs
    • Changes over time in hearing health
    • Further actions and recommendations
  • 6. Regional analysis
    • Hearing loss
    • Hearing impairment
    • Ear conditions
  • 7. Progress against benchmarks
    • Service delivery
    • Health outcomes-hearing impairment
    • Health outcomes-middle ear conditions
  • Appendix A: Supplementary tables
  • Appendix B: About the Hearing Health Program data collections
    • Data collection, management and reporting
  • Appendix C: Data quality statement
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of figures
  • List of tables