Report Released On Indigenous Australians Affected With Varying Cancers

Report Released On Indigenous Australians Affected With Varying Cancers

16 March 2018

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Indigenous Australians Affected By Cancers Associated With Preventable Risk Factor Victor P Taffa Indigenous Australians are 1.4 times as likely to die from cancer as non-Indigenous Australians Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are more likely to die from cancer than non-Indigenous Australians and Indigenous Australians are more likely […]

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Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project

Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project

06 March 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Pet Scanner Project Steps Ahead Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is delivering high quality cancer treatment and diagnosis services with the final construction tender for the PET Scanner Project awarded. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles today announced Sitzler had been awarded the $10.5 Million contract to expand […]

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Nearly 100 Paramedics Graduate At Ceremony In Melbourne

Nearly 100 Paramedics Graduate At Ceremony In Melbourne

25 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Graduate Paramedics Hit The Road To Save Lives Victor P Taffa Nearly 100 paramedics are ready to hit the road and help save lives and give Victorians the treatment they deserve. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined Ambulance Victoria’s latest batch of graduate paramedics at a ceremony […]

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Trial To Tackle High Rates Of Hearing Loss In Urban Aboriginal Population

Trial To Tackle High Rates Of Hearing Loss In Urban Aboriginal Population

23 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Health Researcher In Bid To Break Sound Barrier Victor P Taffa Trial to tackle high rates of hearing loss in urban Aboriginal population Local researcher awarded National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) fellowship to undertake project A Telethon Kids Institute researcher and Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) audiologist […]

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Breakthrough In Treatment Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Adds 94 Jobs

Breakthrough In Treatment Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Adds 94 Jobs

20 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick Brisbane Medical Device Company Recruits Staff To Boost Life-Changing Exports Victor P Taffa Medical device manufacturer Cook Medical Australia is adding 94 jobs in a second shift at its Eight Mile Plains facility to meet increasing export demand for its life-changing stent devices. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure […]

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Maryborough District Health Centre Of Inspired Learning Opened By Minister

Maryborough District Health Centre Of Inspired Learning Opened By Minister

19 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Supporting Maryborough Nurses To Get The Skills They Need Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is giving nurses from Central Victoria new opportunities to boost their skills and find the job they want closer to home. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today officially opened the Maryborough District Health Service’s Centre […]

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New Hoppers Crossing Ambulance Station Opened By Minister

New Hoppers Crossing Ambulance Station Opened By Minister

16 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy New Hoppers Crossing Ambulance Station Victor P Taffa Paramedics now have the facilities they need to respond to emergencies faster with the opening of a state-of-the-art ambulance branch in Hoppers Crossing. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy and Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller today officially opened the new […]

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Artemis Assists Medical Staff As An Early Warning System For Patient Care

Artemis Assists Medical Staff As An Early Warning System For Patient Care

11 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Space Age Innovation Set For Neonatal Lift-Off Victor P Taffa Premature babies set to benefit from new space technology platform King Edward Memorial Hospital first to implement new software Computer technology used to track the vital statistics of astronauts in space could one day be saving the lives […]

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490 Locals Register Their Interest For Work At Palmerston Regional Hospital

490 Locals Register Their Interest For Work At Palmerston Regional Hospital

09 February 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Palmerston Regional Hospital Nears Completion Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is improving health services with the long awaited Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH) now just months from completion. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said the project delivers the high quality health services that Palmerston and rural Darwin residents […]

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Minister Welcomes 318 New Interns Into Western Australia Public Hospitals For 2018

Minister Welcomes 318 New Interns Into Western Australia Public Hospitals For 2018

05 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Junior Doctors Welcomed Into Western Australia Health System Victor P Taffa Public hospital system welcomes 318 new interns in 2018 86 % of interns trained within Western Australia, including 6 Aboriginal graduates Western Australian health system will benefit from the latest intake of junior doctors, who will complete […]

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Latrobe Hospital Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

Latrobe Hospital Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

04 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Doors Open On First Class Latrobe Hospital Upgrade Victor P Taffa Gippsland residents now have better access to world class care on their doorstep with the $73 Million redevelopment of Latrobe Regional Hospital fully complete and open to patients. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy joined Member for Eastern Victoria […]

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Survival Rate Of Premature Babies Continues To Increase

Survival Rate Of Premature Babies Continues To Increase

30 January 2018

South Australia Minister for Health Peter Malinauskas Premmie Babies Surviving Early Arrival Victor P Taffa More tiny babies are being born in South Australian hospitals and more are surviving prematurity, according to data released in the Pregnancy Outcomes in South Australia 2015 report. “It’s positive to see improvement in the survival rate of premature babies […]

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Time Patients Waited For A Bed At Flinders Medical Centre ED Down By 21 %

Time Patients Waited For A Bed At Flinders Medical Centre ED Down By 21 %

30 January 2018

South Australia Minister for Health Peter Malinauskas New ED Program To Be Rolled Out To Major Hospitals Victor P Taffa State Government will implement a targeted program to major hospitals that has already seen significant improvements in care provided to patients in Adelaide’s south. “SA Health is implementing a program that saw patients at Flinders […]

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New South Wales Kids Under 5 Eligible For Free Flu Jab In Winter 2018

New South Wales Kids Under 5 Eligible For Free Flu Jab In Winter 2018

25 January 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Free Flu Jab For New South Wales Kids Under 5 This Winter Victor P Taffa Children between 6 months and 5 years old will be eligible for free flu jabs this year, under an influenza vaccination program to be offered by […]

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Wide Bay Companies Encouraged To Tender For Hospital Upgrade Works

Wide Bay Companies Encouraged To Tender For Hospital Upgrade Works

25 January 2018

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Wide Bay Companies Called To Tender For Hospital Upgrade Works Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is calling on Wide Bay businesses to tender for hospital upgrade works in Bundaberg, Maryborough and Gayndah under the Queensland Government’s new procurement strategy. Minister for Health Steven Miles said the Buy Queensland policy, […]

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All Western Australian Children Aged 1-4 Years To Have Free ACWY Vaccine

All Western Australian Children Aged 1-4 Years To Have Free ACWY Vaccine

23 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australia Again Leads The Way With Meningococcal Disease Vaccinations Victor P Taffa Western Australia again leads the nation to protect vulnerable community members from meningococcal disease Meningococcal disease case numbers in Western Australia doubled between 2017 and 2016 Federal Government’s lack of action and inability to take […]

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Adelaide Physical Rehab Invention To Be Exported

Adelaide Physical Rehab Invention To Be Exported

09 January 2018

South Australia Minister for Health Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith Adelaide Invention Speeds Up Recovery From Injury And Surgery Set For Export Victor P Taffa An Adelaide physical rehab invention that communicates improvements in real time, helping patients stay on track with treatment, is ready for trial and primed for export. “It’s pleasing to see local inventions […]

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Royal Perth Hospital To Receive A Donation Of $1.3 Million New 360-Degree Scanner

Royal Perth Hospital To Receive A Donation Of $1.3 Million New 360-Degree Scanner

30 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook RPH Benefits From A $1.3 Million New 360-Degree Scanner Donation Victor P Taffa Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) has received a generous donation of a 3D 360-degree (O-arm) scanner from businessman, Eddy Sariaatmadja Scanner is unique to Western Australia and uses innovative imaging technology Health Minister Roger Cook formally […]

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Dr. Agata Piotrowicz Appointed As Endocrinologist At Launceston General Hospital

Dr. Agata Piotrowicz Appointed As Endocrinologist At Launceston General Hospital

25 December 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson New Appointment Breaks Endocrinology Drought Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government has secured the first full-time Endocrinologist at the Launceston General Hospital in more than 10 years, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “It’s been a tough recruitment process, but Dr. Agata Piotrowicz’s appointment will be a drought breaker for […]

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LGH Children’s Ward Tender Process Open Until 2 February 2018

LGH Children’s Ward Tender Process Open Until 2 February 2018

18 December 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Tenders Called For LGH Children’s Ward Victor P Taffa Tender process is now open for the Launceston General Hospital children’s ward 4K, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. First major upgrade of the paediatric ward in more than 30 years, this $9.8 Million project is testament to our commitment […]

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