Architect Appointed For Kingaroy Hospital Redevelopment Project

Architect Appointed For Kingaroy Hospital Redevelopment Project

18 September 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Acting Minister for Health Yvette D’Ath $62 Million Kingaroy Hospital Redevelopment Project Reaching Milestones Victor P Taffa Planning for Kingaroy Hospital’s $62 Million redevelopment is well underway with the appointment this week of an architect to commence work on the project design. Conrad Gargett, one of Australia’s most experienced health […]

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Gunner Govt Launches First Inaugural Northern Territory Health Excellence Awards

Gunner Govt Launches First Inaugural Northern Territory Health Excellence Awards

18 September 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Northern Territory Health Excellence Awards Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government is launching its first inaugural Northern Territory Health Excellence Awards. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said Territorians want and deserve high quality health services and to achieve that we have to celebrate examples of excellence in this […]

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Royal Hobart Hospital Opens New Ward With 9 Beds

Royal Hobart Hospital Opens New Ward With 9 Beds

17 September 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson New Beds At Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Now Open Victor P Taffa 9 new beds and treatment recliners opened this morning at the Royal Hobart Hospital in a brand new ward and are now taking patients, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “Hodgman Government made a commitment to restore […]

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2&5 Promotional Campaign Launched To Encourage Better Eating Habits

2&5 Promotional Campaign Launched To Encourage Better Eating Habits

17 September 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Healthway And Little Athletics Promote Healthy Era For Western Australia Kids Victor P Taffa 2 serves of fruit and 5 serves of vegetables each day (2&5) $160,000 over 2 years to encourage young Western Australian athletes to eat healthy […]

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New Short Stay Intervention Unit Opened At Logan Hospital By Minister

New Short Stay Intervention Unit Opened At Logan Hospital By Minister

16 September 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick $7.5 Million Investment In Frontline Services At Logan Hospital Victor P Taffa A $7.5 Million new short stay intervention unit was today officially opened at Logan Hospital as the Palaszczuk Government continues to provide specialised support for people with drug and alcohol problems. Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron […]

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Solar Solutions To Save Energy Costs For Frankston Hospital

Solar Solutions To Save Energy Costs For Frankston Hospital

12 September 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Victoria Minister for Finance Robin Scott Greener Buildings Help Frankston Hospital Save On Energy Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is boosting solar power supplies to drive down energy costs at Frankston Hospital and other regional health services across Victoria. Minister for Finance Robin Scott, Minister for Health Jill Hennessy, […]

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Solar Solutions To Save Energy Costs For Hospitals Across Victoria

Solar Solutions To Save Energy Costs For Hospitals Across Victoria

12 September 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Victoria Minister for Finance Robin Scott Greener Buildings Help Hospitals Save Millions On Energy Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is boosting solar power supplies and energy efficiency at hospitals and regional health services across Victoria, to drive down energy costs. Minister for Finance Robin Scott and Minister for Health […]

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3D Printed Shinbone Transplanted Into Patient At Princess Alexandra Hospital

3D Printed Shinbone Transplanted Into Patient At Princess Alexandra Hospital

08 September 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick Ground-Breaking Surgery Another World First For Queensland Health Victor P Taffa In a world-first, surgeons at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) have transplanted a 3D printed shinbone (tibia) into a patient. Reuben Lichter, 26, had the procedure after developing spontaneous onset of tibial osteomyelitis, or an infection of the bone, […]

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Dr. Aaron Groves Appointed As Chief Psychiatrist In Tasmania

Dr. Aaron Groves Appointed As Chief Psychiatrist In Tasmania

08 September 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson New Chief Psychiatrist For Tasmania Victor P Taffa Minister for Health Michael Ferguson announced that Dr. Aaron Groves has been appointed to the position of Chief Psychiatrist in Tasmania. Dr. Groves will commence in late November and work closely with local stakeholders, including mental health services, the community sector, […]

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Sustainable Health Review Open To Public Forums

Sustainable Health Review Open To Public Forums

07 September 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Public Forums Open For Sustainable Health Review Victor P Taffa 10 community consultation forums to be held throughout Western Australia in September and October Opportunity to help shape a sustainable future for the Western Australia health system All Western Australians welcome to attend Western Australians are being encouraged […]

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Northern Territory Looks To Streamline Health Structures And Improve Services

Northern Territory Looks To Streamline Health Structures And Improve Services

07 September 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles EOI For New Territory-Wide Northern Territory Clinical Senate Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is continuing to improve health services across the Territory and today is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for its new multi-disciplinary Northern Territory Clinical Senate. Health Minister Natasha Fyles said the Senate will […]

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Stage One Demolition Of Old Royal Adelaide Hospital Soon To Commence

Stage One Demolition Of Old Royal Adelaide Hospital Soon To Commence

06 September 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Preferred Tenderer Chosen For Stage One Demolition Of Old Royal Adelaide Hospital Victor P Taffa Local South Australian family-owned business McMahon Services has been selected as the preferred contractor for the first stage of demolition at the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site. “Demolition, activation and redevelopment […]

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Frontline Health Workers Safety Being Looked After By The State Govt

Frontline Health Workers Safety Being Looked After By The State Govt

05 September 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Making Bendigo Hospital Safer For Health Workers Victor P Taffa Frontline workers at Bendigo Hospital will be safer at work with the rollout of behavioural assessment rooms in emergency departments. “We’re doing everything we can to support those who care for and save the lives of Victorians. Violence or […]

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King Edward Memorial Hospital’s Family Birth Centre Celebrates 25 Years

King Edward Memorial Hospital’s Family Birth Centre Celebrates 25 Years

04 September 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australia’s First Family Birth Centre Celebrates Silver Anniversary Victor P Taffa Providing home-like maternity care for 25 years Almost 7,000 babies born at Family Birth Centre For 25 years, the Family Birth Centre, at King Edward Memorial Hospital, has provided Western Australian women with the opportunity to […]

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Medical Devices Fund Grant Winners Announced By Minister

Medical Devices Fund Grant Winners Announced By Minister

04 September 2017

New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard $6.61 Million For Medical Breakthroughs Victor P Taffa A revolutionary real-time monitoring pregnancy patch and targeted prostate cancer therapy are among 4 top innovations awarded $6.61 Million under the New South Wales Government’s Medical Devices Fund. Minister Brad Hazzard announced the 4 winners of Medical Devices Fund […]

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Minister Launches Statewide Support For Asthma Sufferers

Minister Launches Statewide Support For Asthma Sufferers

04 September 2017

New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard New Lifesaving Asthma Tools For Schools Victor P Taffa Children with asthma will benefit from 2 statewide initiatives launched today, which will greatly improve their care at school and potentially save lives. Health Minister Brad Hazzard said a first aid eBook and a standardised asthma action plan […]

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Broadmeadows Hospital Operating Theatres Doubled From 2 To 4

Broadmeadows Hospital Operating Theatres Doubled From 2 To 4

01 September 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy More Broadmeadows Patients To Get Surgery Sooner Victor P Taffa More patients in Melbourne’s growing northern suburbs will get the elective surgery they need faster with the completion of the Andrews Government’s state-of-the-art expansion of Broadmeadows Hospital. “This world-class revamp of Broadmeadows Hospital will see more patients in Melbourne’s […]

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Ulverstone Dental Clinic Rebuilt With New Facilities Included

Ulverstone Dental Clinic Rebuilt With New Facilities Included

31 August 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson New Dental Clinic A Lot To Smile About Victor P Taffa Central Coast children have a lot to smile about with the recent rebuilding of the Ulverstone Dental Clinic. Based on the grounds of Ulverstone High School, the new clinic will provide a universal dental service for children and […]

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St. John Ambulance Fleet To Expand By 7 Vehicles

St. John Ambulance Fleet To Expand By 7 Vehicles

29 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles New Fleet For St. John Ambulance Victor P Taffa Northern Territory’s Minister for Health Natasha Fyles has officially launched a new fleet of emergency vehicles for St. John Ambulance in Darwin. Minister Fyles said Territorians want and deserve to live in safe and vibrant communities and having access […]

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Modern Means Of Patient Medication Supply At New RAH

Modern Means Of Patient Medication Supply At New RAH

29 August 2017

South Australia Minister for Health Jack Snelling Robotic Pharmacy Revolution At New RAH Victor P Taffa Patient medication supply is going high-tech at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) with the use of one of the largest Automated Pharmacy Distribution Systems in the Southern Hemisphere. “New RAH is home to the most advanced medical technology […]

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