Tenders To Be Called For Upgrade Of LGH Children’s Ward

Tenders To Be Called For Upgrade Of LGH Children’s Ward

18 November 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson LGH Children’s Ward Major Upgrade And Expansion Victor P Taffa Tenders will be called within the next month for works to upgrade the much loved 4K children’s ward at the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) following final approval of the Hodgman Government funding and development plans. “I was pleased to […]

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Home Doctor Visits Double To 27% In 2016-17

Home Doctor Visits Double To 27% In 2016-17

16 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Home Doctor Visits Increasing Victor P Taffa Amount of after hours general practitioner (GP) care received through a home visit has been increasing steadily since 2013-14. In new results released today from the 2016-17 Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Patient Experience Survey, home visits made up over a quarter of all […]

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WA Primary Health Alliance Launches Best Care Options Campaign

WA Primary Health Alliance Launches Best Care Options Campaign

16 November 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook ‘Choose Well, When You’re Worried Sick’ Campaign Launched Victor P Taffa Campaign offers information to the community about their best care options Almost 1 in 5 emergency department attendances do not require emergency care Health Minister Roger Cook today helped the WA Primary Health Alliance launch their ‘Choose […]

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Palmerston Regional Hospital To Recruit 300 Additional Staff

Palmerston Regional Hospital To Recruit 300 Additional Staff

15 November 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Recruitment Starts For Palmerston Regional Hospital Victor P Taffa Territory Government is putting the Health of Territorians first particularly at Palmerston Regional Hospital. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said recruitment has started for more than 300 workers for the Palmerston Regional Hospital. “Palmerston and rural Darwin residents want […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Is A Serious Health Risk For Sufferers

Type 2 Diabetes Is A Serious Health Risk For Sufferers

12 November 2017

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Increasing Risk For Those With Type 2 Diabetes Victor P Taffa Australians with diabetes experience much higher death rates than those without, with some particularly concerning trends seen among those with type 2 diabetes, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). […]

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Specially Equipped Stroke Ambulance Launched By Premier And Minister

Specially Equipped Stroke Ambulance Launched By Premier And Minister

12 November 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy Australian First Stroke Ambulance Ready To Hit The Road Victor P Taffa Victorian stroke patients will have the very best chance of survival when Australia’s first-ever dedicated stroke ambulance hits the road later this month, assessing patients on the spot to speed up treatment […]

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Minister Announces Building Contractor For New St. Helens District Hospital

Minister Announces Building Contractor For New St. Helens District Hospital

02 November 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Fairbrother Wins Contract For New St. Helens District Hospital Victor P Taffa Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said on site work will begin next week on the new $12.1 Million St Helens District Hospital following the awarding of the building contract to local company Fairbrother Pty Ltd. Hodgman Government […]

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New 9-Level Extension For St. George Hospital Opened By Premier

New 9-Level Extension For St. George Hospital Opened By Premier

01 November 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard More Beds And Services For St. George Hospital Victor P Taffa St. George Hospital’s state-of-the-art Acute Services Building has opened, under budget and ahead of schedule, as works continue on the $277 Million campus upgrade. Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister for Health […]

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New Ambulance Station To Be Built At Yarrabilba

New Ambulance Station To Be Built At Yarrabilba

28 October 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick Palaszczuk Government Announces New Ambulance Station At Yarrabilba Victor P Taffa A new $4 Million ambulance station will be built at Yarrabilba to meet the demand of the growing community, the Palaszczuk Government has announced. Member for Logan Linus Power said he had been talking to Health and Ambulance […]

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2017 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards Presented By Minister

2017 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards Presented By Minister

27 October 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy World Class Excellence In Victoria’s Public Health Care Victor P Taffa Victoria’s world class public health services have been honoured for innovative achievements that are making a real difference to Victorians and saving lives. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy and Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley last night presented […]

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Nepean Hospital To Be Rebuilt

Nepean Hospital To Be Rebuilt

26 October 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Works Begin For $576 Million Nepean Hospital Victor P Taffa Demolition works have begun as part of the $576 Million Nepean Hospital redevelopment which will transform health services in Penrith and the Blue Mountains. Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Health […]

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RGH To Move Over 2 Week Period From 31 October 2017

RGH To Move Over 2 Week Period From 31 October 2017

26 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Health Peter Malinauskas Repat Move Plans In Place Victor P Taffa Final preparations for the move of patients from the Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) to new state-of-the-art facilities at Flinders Medical Centre. Refurbished wards at Noarlunga Hospital and the new Jamie Larcombe Centre are underway. “Our clinical teams in the south […]

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Territory Govt Launches New Renal Services For Community Of Pirlangimpi

Territory Govt Launches New Renal Services For Community Of Pirlangimpi

24 October 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Life Saving Dialysis Treatment For Pirlangimpi Victor P Taffa Territory Government has launched its new Renal Services Strategy that includes a new Renal Ready Room for the community of Pirlangimpi on the Tiwi Islands. Minister Fyles said Tiwi people want and deserve access to high quality renal services […]

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Varsity Lakes Day Hospital To Welcome First Patients On 1 November 2017

Varsity Lakes Day Hospital To Welcome First Patients On 1 November 2017

23 October 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick Gold Coast Health To Lease Former Varsity Lakes Hospital From Healthe Care Victor P Taffa Gold Coast Health will lease the former Gold Coast Surgical Hospital to deliver more efficient public elective surgery to the local community. Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Cameron Dick said the […]

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Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 Passes Through Parliament

Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 Passes Through Parliament

18 October 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Tough New Laws Passed To Strengthen Hospital Safety Victor P Taffa Health Legislation Amendment (Quality and Safety) Bill was passed in Parliament last night. New Andrews Government laws will ensure patients in public and private hospitals and cosmetic surgery facilities receive the same level of high quality and safe […]

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Work On Stage 1 Begins At Western Australia’s First Medihotel

Work On Stage 1 Begins At Western Australia’s First Medihotel

18 October 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australia Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti Work Begins On Western Australia’s First Medihotel Victor P Taffa Site works underway for first stage of Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct Murdoch poised to become one of Western Australia’s biggest employment hubs Work has begun on the first stage of […]

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Immunisation Coverage Of Victorian 5-Year Old Kids Now Nearly 95 %

Immunisation Coverage Of Victorian 5-Year Old Kids Now Nearly 95 %

16 October 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Record Immunisation Coverage For Victorian Kids Victor P Taffa Victoria has achieved its best ever immunisation coverage with nearly 95 % of 5-year old kids now protected against preventable and serious life-threatening diseases. “There is no debate around immunisation. The science is crystal clear: vaccinations are safe and save […]

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Health Minister Launches New Dedicated Employee Engagement Process

Health Minister Launches New Dedicated Employee Engagement Process

13 October 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Better Engagement Makes For Healthier And Happier Employees Victor P Taffa New employee engagement process to be implemented in Western Australia health system Dedicated surveys and forums enable staff to share concerns and raise issues McGowan Government boosts engagement initiatives to lift staff morale Health Minister Roger Cook […]

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Ferntree Gully Receives A New Ambulance Station

Ferntree Gully Receives A New Ambulance Station

12 October 2017

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy New Ferntree Gully Ambulance Branch Will Save More Lives Victor P Taffa Paramedics in Ferntree Gully now have the facilities they need to quickly respond to local medical emergencies with the opening of a state-of-the-art ambulance branch. “We’re putting people first with the biggest ever investment into ambulance […]

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Treatment Of Brain Disorders Receives Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

Treatment Of Brain Disorders Receives Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

09 October 2017

Queensland Minister for Innovation Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch Palaszczuk Govt Backs Promising Treatment Pathway For Deadly Brain Disorders Victor P Taffa A promising new pathway for treatment of deadly brain disorders has received almost $1 Million in funding from the Palaszczuk Government. Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch […]

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