Logan Central Community Health Centre Expansion Officially Opens

Logan Central Community Health Centre Expansion Officially Opens

22 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick $4.3 Million Public Dental Clinic Upgrade To Deliver 15,000 Extra Appointments Victor P Taffa Logan residents now have access to an additional 15,000 dental appointments following the opening of a $4.3 Million expansion of public oral health services at the Logan Central Community Health Centre. Minister for Health and […]

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McGowan Govt Releases Review Into Health Services In Western Australia

McGowan Govt Releases Review Into Health Services In Western Australia

20 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Safety And Quality Top Of Agenda For Western Australia Health System Victor P Taffa International expert, Professor Hugo Mascie-Taylor, commissioned to review safety and quality across WA’s public health system Quality and safety a top Government priority, fundamental to delivering world-class healthcare Review’s findings and recommendations made public […]

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Funding Injection For Victorian Hospitals

Funding Injection For Victorian Hospitals

19 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Record Funding Boost For Better Patient Care Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will spend a record $18.12 Billion across the health system over the next year so more Victorian patients can get the highest quality care and treatment they need sooner. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the […]

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Childhood Dental Rates Increases Over Last 12 Months

Childhood Dental Rates Increases Over Last 12 Months

18 July 2017

South Australia Minister for Health Jack Snelling Parents Urged To Do More Amid Decay In Childhood Dental Rates Victor P Taffa A number of babies aged under 1 year old are among a worrying spike in cases of South Australian children who were hospitalised due to poor dental health in the last 12 months. “There […]

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Palaszczuk Govt To Deliver 50,000 Additional Endoscopy Procedures

Palaszczuk Govt To Deliver 50,000 Additional Endoscopy Procedures

13 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick $160 Million Endoscopy Blitz To Deliver 50,000 Additional Procedures Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will deliver 50,000 additional endoscopy procedures over the next 4 years to ensure Queensland public hospitals keep pace with growing demand for the procedure. Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick said the number of […]

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Minister Launches Research Centre For Early Detection Of Lung Cancer

Minister Launches Research Centre For Early Detection Of Lung Cancer

13 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick New Research Centre Targets Early Detection Of Biggest Cancer Killer Victor P Taffa Brisbane will be the centre of a major new research effort focusing on earlier detection of lung cancer, Australia’s deadliest cancer. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick today launched the Australian Cancer Research Foundation […]

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Minister Hands Keys Over For New Smithfield Ambulance Station

Minister Hands Keys Over For New Smithfield Ambulance Station

12 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick New Smithfield Ambulance Ready To Respond To Any Emergency Victor P Taffa Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick today handed over the keys of a new $235,000 ambulance to Smithfield Ambulance Station to maintain quick responses to help locals in need. “Palaszczuk Government is committed […]

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McGowan Govt Announces Preferred Proponent Of First Stage For Medihotel

McGowan Govt Announces Preferred Proponent Of First Stage For Medihotel

11 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook State Government To Deliver Western Australia’s First Medihotel At Murdoch Victor P Taffa Western Australia’s first Medihotel to free up hospital beds and shorten wait lists, so more patients can be treated McGowan Government progresses key election commitment Murdoch set to become one of the biggest and most […]

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Health Minister Appoints Service Administrators

Health Minister Appoints Service Administrators

10 July 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Service Administrators Appointed To Territory Health Services Victor P Taffa Service Administrators have been appointed to Top End Health Service (TEHS) and Central Australia Health Service (CAHS). Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said this was an important step in delivering the Territory Government’s sweeping reforms to Territory Health […]

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Premier Announces Redevelopment Plans For Cairns Ambulance Station

Premier Announces Redevelopment Plans For Cairns Ambulance Station

10 July 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt $5.6 Million Overhaul For Cairns Ambulance Station And Operations Centre Victor P Taffa Cairns Ambulance Station and Operations Centre will undergo a $5.6 Million redevelopment to better meet the growing demand for ambulance services in the area. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk officially […]

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Community Health Centres To Be Upgraded

Community Health Centres To Be Upgraded

09 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Healthy Boost To Revamp Community Health Centres Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is upgrading community health facilities across Victoria, so more people will get the care they need, closer to home. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced $9.8 Million to redevelop, refurbish or upgrade infrastructure at 23 community […]

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Hervey Bay Hospital Helipad To Start Receiving Patients This Week

Hervey Bay Hospital Helipad To Start Receiving Patients This Week

05 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick Hospital’s New Helipad And Car Park Now Open Victor P Taffa Hervey Bay Hospital’s new helipad can start receiving patients this week as part of the first phase of the $44.2 Million Emergency Department redevelopment. Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick said this week also marked the completion […]

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Meningococcal W Vaccination Program For 15-19 Year Old Teenagers

Meningococcal W Vaccination Program For 15-19 Year Old Teenagers

04 July 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Meningococcal W Vaccination For Older Teens Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government will roll out a free meningococcal W vaccination program in Tasmania for older teenagers aged 15 to 19, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Meningococcal W has increased significantly across Australia in the last 2 years. 5 cases […]

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Construction Of Latrobe Valley Dental Clinic Underway

Construction Of Latrobe Valley Dental Clinic Underway

03 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford Dental Clinic Provides Jobs And A Smile In The Valley Victor P Taffa Work is ramping up on the largest dental prosthetics laboratory in Victoria, which will create 38 jobs and better care for people in the Latrobe Valley. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford inspected construction in […]

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Perth Children’s Hospital Water Quality Being Tested

Perth Children’s Hospital Water Quality Being Tested

02 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook CHO To Review Water Treatment Strategies At Perth Children’s Hospital Victor P Taffa First round of formal testing under Chief Health Officer (CHO) approved protocol shows results 74 % compliant CHO to provide advice on current and additional treatment strategies to remediate lead issue State Government has called […]

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Refurbishment At Harvey Health Service Now Completed

Refurbishment At Harvey Health Service Now Completed

02 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook A New Era In Healthcare At Harvey Health Service Victor P Taffa Construction complete on refurbished Harvey Health Service $13 Million redevelopment to transform healthcare in the community Harvey Health Service is enhancing the delivery of healthcare to the local community, and improving working conditions for staff, with […]

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Old Royal Adelaide Hospital Site Tenders Called For Demolition Works

Old Royal Adelaide Hospital Site Tenders Called For Demolition Works

29 June 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Tenders Called For Demolition Of Old Royal Adelaide Hospital Site Victor P Taffa First stage of opening up the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site to the public is underway with tenders called for the first demolition works. “Transformation of the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site into […]

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State Budget 2016/17 To Fund Hospital Building Upgrades

State Budget 2016/17 To Fund Hospital Building Upgrades

28 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Special $20 Million Top Up To Upgrade Hospital Buildings Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has delivered a special $20 Million boost to modernise ageing infrastructure at 15 health services across Victoria. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced hospitals will share in funding from a one-off boost that comes […]

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Joondalup Hospital To Be Expanded

Joondalup Hospital To Be Expanded

24 June 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Health and Mental Health Roger Cook Northern Suburbs Residents To Benefit From Joondalup Hospital Expansion Victor P Taffa McGowan Government progresses election commitment to expand Joondalup Health Campus Statement of Intent signed with Ramsay Health Care New Urgent Care Clinic and Medihotel included in expansion plans […]

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Ipswich Hospital Redevelopment Plans To Receive Funding

Ipswich Hospital Redevelopment Plans To Receive Funding

23 June 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick Funding At Ipswich Hospital For Redevelopment Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has committed $112.2 Million over 4 years for detailed planning and preparatory works for proposed future redevelopments at 3 public hospitals in the growth corridor of South-East Queensland (SEQ), including Ipswich. Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick […]

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