About Us


What is PracticeNWT?

PracticeNWT is the attraction and recruitment banner for health and social services professionals for the entire Northwest Territories Health and Social Services System. Our primary role is to attract health and social services professionals, including allied health professionals, midwives, nurses, physicians, and social workers, to the many outstanding employment and lifestyle opportunities available in the Northwest Territories

Additionally, we support programs and initiatives designed to inspire Northwest Territories students and youth to explore careers in the health and social services professions.

So just what is the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services System (HSS System)? The HSS System includes the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA), the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority (HRHSSA), the Tłı̨chǫ Community Services Agency (TCSA – Health), and the Department of Health and Social Services. Combined, these four organizations support health and social service delivery across all 33 communities of the Northwest Territories.

Intrigued? Come find out what it means to live in our spectacular territory, while doing rewarding work, and expanding your opportunities through our incredible employee programs and benefits.

Contact us by email or follow us at:

Email: PracticeNWT@gov.nt.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PracticeNWT
Twitter: @PracticeNWT
Instagram: @PracticeNWT

For medical advice in the NWT, dial 811 to speak with a registered nurse or call your local health centre.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency dial 911. PracticeNWT does not issue medical advice via email or social media.