Mother’s Day 2017 Time To Book A Breast Screen

Mother’s Day 2017 Time To Book A Breast Screen

14 May 2017

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick Mother’s Day Timely Reminder To Book A Breast Screen Victor P Taffa This Mother’s Day, a new Queensland Health campaign is calling on family members and friends to encourage the women in their lives to book a breast screen. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron […]

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Forensic Biology Department Review To Be Conducted On Past 15 Years Results

Forensic Biology Department Review To Be Conducted On Past 15 Years Results

12 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook PathWest Review Will Look Back 15 Years Victor P Taffa Terms of reference for Public Sector Commission (PSC) review announced today Recommendations for improvements to governance and management expected  Public Sector Commission’s review into the Forensic Biology Department of PathWest will examine a random sample of results issued […]

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Finalists Announced For 2017 Nursing And Midwifery Excellence Awards

Finalists Announced For 2017 Nursing And Midwifery Excellence Awards

06 May 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Celebrating Territory Midwives Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles says it is especially wonderful to make the announcement on the International Day of the Midwife. “Northern Territory boasts the […]

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Gunner Govt To Implement Core Clinical Systems Renewal Program

Gunner Govt To Implement Core Clinical Systems Renewal Program

29 April 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Massive Health ICT Project Will Deliver Jobs And Healthier Locals Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government is investing $259 Million over five-years towards a new, fully integrated health system that will transform the delivery of health care services for Territorians and create local jobs. Minister for Health Natasha […]

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Hodgman Govt Increases Health Expenditure In 2016-17 Budget

Hodgman Govt Increases Health Expenditure In 2016-17 Budget

17 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson $6.4 Billion Record Investment In Tasmania’s Health System Victor P Taffa Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said that the Hodgman Government is investing an unprecedented $6.4 Billion over the 2016-17 Budget and Forward Estimates in Health. “$600 Million more than the former Labor-Green Government’s last Budget including opening beds, […]

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Royal Hobart Hospital Gains Additional Paramedics

Royal Hobart Hospital Gains Additional Paramedics

14 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Extended Care Paramedics Start In The South Victor P Taffa Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said the Hodgman Government is committed to investing in health at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH). “That is why we have employed three Extended Care Paramedics in the South as additional staff with greater […]

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Secret In Solving Depression Is To Get It Out

Secret In Solving Depression Is To Get It Out

09 April 2017

Western Australia Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook Western Australia, Let’s Talk Victor P Taffa Western Australians are encouraged to join the conversation today with Depression: Let’s Talk, an initiative representing this year’s theme of the World Health Organisation’s World Health Day. In Australia, one in 5 women and one in 8 men will experience […]

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Northern Territory Govt Begins To Implement Nursing Safety Recommendations

Northern Territory Govt Begins To Implement Nursing Safety Recommendations

02 April 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Important Steps To Improve Nurse Safety Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has taken important steps to improve safety for nurses working in remote areas, implementing all of the high priority recommendations from Remote Area Nurse Safety; On-Call After Hours Security Review. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said […]

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Nursing And Midwife Double Shifts Down By 18 % During 2016

Nursing And Midwife Double Shifts Down By 18 % During 2016

01 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Double Shifts Decreasing Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government made a commitment to reduce the number of double shifts worked by our nurses and midwives and real progress has been made, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “Under our policy, during 2016 double shifts were reduced by 18 % on […]

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Minister Announces Department Of Health Tender For Darwin CBD Location

Minister Announces Department Of Health Tender For Darwin CBD Location

22 March 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Corporate and Information Services Lauren Moss Project Tender For Health Staff Co-Location In Darwin CBD To Open Victor P Taffa As part of bringing Department of Health staff together and revitalising the Darwin CBD, a public tender has been issued for the lease of 10,000 sqm of office accommodation in the […]

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Redevelopment Of Werribee Mercy Hospital Gets Underway

Redevelopment Of Werribee Mercy Hospital Gets Underway

11 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Work Starts On Werribee Mercy Hospital Expansion Victor P Taffa More patients in the West will soon get the care and surgeries they need faster with construction now underway on the Andrews Government’s $85 Million redevelopment of Werribee Mercy Hospital. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy and Member for Werribee […]

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Smooth Transition Plan Needed For New RAH

Smooth Transition Plan Needed For New RAH

08 March 2017

South Australia Shadow Minister for Health Stephen Wade Transition Plan Critical To Patient Safety Victor P Taffa With Technical Completion of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) rumoured to be days away the State Opposition are calling on the Health Minister Jack Snelling to release his strategy for the move from the current RAH to […]

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Round One Nursing And Midwifery Scholarships Applications Open Until 7 April 2017

Round One Nursing And Midwifery Scholarships Applications Open Until 7 April 2017

02 March 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Growing Our Own Nurses And Midwives Victor P Taffa Applications are open to two key schemes supporting Territorians studying nursing and midwifery. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said the Northern Territory (NT) Nursing and Midwifery Studies Assistance Grants Scheme and Northern Territory Ministerial Nurse Practitioner Scholarships were important […]

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Queensland Teenagers To Have Free Access For Meningococcal Vaccination

Queensland Teenagers To Have Free Access For Meningococcal Vaccination

19 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick Queensland Invests In Meningococcal Response Victor P Taffa More than 300,000 eligible 15-19 year old Queensland teenagers will have access to a free, four strain meningococcal vaccination from Term 2 of the current school year. Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick today announced the Palaszczuk […]

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Lyell McEwin Hospital’s Emergency Department Stretched To The Limit

Lyell McEwin Hospital’s Emergency Department Stretched To The Limit

16 February 2017

South Australia Shadow Minister for Health Stephen Wade Lyell McEwin’s Dangerous Overload Victor P Taffa State Opposition have released data showing the Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) is being swamped by increased patient demand caused by the Weatherill Government’s controversial Transforming Health budget cuts. For more than a week, the Lyell McEwin Hospital’s Emergency Department has […]

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Shepparton Hospital To Be Revamped

Shepparton Hospital To Be Revamped

13 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Search Starts For Builder To Revamp Shepparton Hospital Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has kicked off a search for a major construction firm to build the $168.5 Million redevelopment of Goulburn Valley Health in Shepparton. “We’re getting on with building a modern, first class hospital for the Shepparton community.” […]

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Minister Warns Of Salmonella Outbreaks

Minister Warns Of Salmonella Outbreaks

05 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Health Cameron Dick Stop Playing Russian Roulette With Raw Egg Victor P Taffa Salmonella outbreaks in 5 locations across the state have prompted a warning to Queenslanders to stop playing Russian roulette with uncooked eggs and meat. Health Minister Cameron Dick said more than 70 people were infected by the five outbreaks […]

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Report Shows Cancer Rates Falling

Report Shows Cancer Rates Falling

03 February 2017

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare As More Cancer Cases Diagnosed Overall Rates Fall And Survival Rates Improve Victor P Taffa Latest cancer report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that while cancer is a major cause of ill health in Australia, and more cases are being diagnosed, death rates have […]

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Next Stage Of Roma Hospital Development Gets Underway In January 2017

Next Stage Of Roma Hospital Development Gets Underway In January 2017

22 January 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Next Stage Of $70 Million Roma Hospital Development Victor P Taffa Next stage of the $70 Million Roma Hospital development will get underway this month with the demolition of the Pathology Building, the old nurses’ quarters and the hospital swimming pool to clear the area for new construction. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk […]

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Port Augusta Gets A Paging Service For Fly Ash Pollution Instead Of Real Help

Port Augusta Gets A Paging Service For Fly Ash Pollution Instead Of Real Help

11 January 2017

South Australia Shadow Minister for Health Stephen Wade That’s Not A Hotline Victor P Taffa State Government’s so-called health hotline for residents of Port Augusta engulfed by fly ash pollution is a sham according to the State Opposition. “Callers to the hotline (08 8226 7100) yesterday got a paging service with an invitation to leave […]

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