The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gains From Reopening Of Cardiac Cath Lab

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gains From Reopening Of Cardiac Cath Lab

10 July 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade New Cardiac Cath Lab Re-opens At The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Victor P Taffa People with heart conditions in Adelaide’s western suburbs will benefit from new, modern infrastructure and equipment following a recently completed refurbishment of the Cardiac Catheterisation (Cath) Labs at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH). […]

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Palmerston Regional Hospital Gains New Garden Area

Palmerston Regional Hospital Gains New Garden Area

09 July 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles A Gift Of Wellbeing To Palmerston Regional Hospital Victor P Taffa A Larrakia-inspired garden at Palmerston Regional Hospital, funded by the Ichthys LNG construction workforce as a gift to the community, has been officially opened by INPEX General Manager Northern Territory, Roland Houareau, and the Health Minister Natasha […]

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Nambour Hospital Redevelopment Gets Underway

Nambour Hospital Redevelopment Gets Underway

27 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Nambour Hospital $86 Million Redevelopment On Track Victor P Taffa Nambour General Hospital’s $86 Million redevelopment is on track to meet its completion date as the hospital prepares to start major construction. Minister for Health Steven Miles said the redevelopment was progressing well including early works and the start […]

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Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department Expansion Advances As Tenders Open

Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department Expansion Advances As Tenders Open

24 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Tenders Open For Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department Expansion Victor P Taffa Tenders are being called for a consultant to oversee the expansion and refurbishment of the Royal Hobart Hospital’s (RHH) Emergency Department, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Hodgman Government is committed to continuing to improve Tasmanian’s health […]

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New Munruben Ambulance Station Announced In 2019-20 State Budget

New Munruben Ambulance Station Announced In 2019-20 State Budget

21 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles Queensland Minister for Planning Cameron Dick Siren Sounds On $4 Million Ambulance Station For Logan Victor P Taffa A new $4 Million ambulance station will be built at Munruben, backed by the Palaszczuk Government’s $40 Million Growth Area and Regional Infrastructure Investment Fund (GARIIF). Ambulance station […]

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Umbilical Cord Blood Benefits And Potential From Research

Umbilical Cord Blood Benefits And Potential From Research

21 June 2019

Unlocking The Door To Many Cures For Illnesses May Lie In The Umbilical Cord Victor P Taffa Blood contained in an Umbilical Cord has the potential to finding a cure for many illnesses. Finding a cure for Cancer, Diabetes, HIV, Motor Neurone Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease or even Mental Health could lie in blood from the […]

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Construction Tender Awarded For Mt. Gambier And Districts Hospital Dialysis Unit

Construction Tender Awarded For Mt. Gambier And Districts Hospital Dialysis Unit

04 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Construction Beginning On Mt. Gambier Dialysis Unit Victor P Taffa Construction on a new renal dialysis unit at the Mount Gambier and Districts Hospital will soon begin, allowing local patients to be cared for closer to home. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said the […]

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Suicide Prevention Community Grants Open Until 28 June 2019

Suicide Prevention Community Grants Open Until 28 June 2019

04 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Northern Territory Suicide Prevention Community Grants Applications Open Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is working to deliver its promise on reducing the suicide rate over the next 5 years. Too many lives are lost due to suicide, with the Northern Territory statistics being the highest in the […]

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Elective Surgery Reduction Strategy Reduces Waiting Lists For Adelaide Patients

Elective Surgery Reduction Strategy Reduces Waiting Lists For Adelaide Patients

28 May 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade New Plan Significantly Reducing Elective Surgery Waitlist Victor P Taffa South Australians waiting for surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) are being seen sooner thanks to a new strategy dramatically reducing overdue elective surgery waitlists. Elective Surgery Reduction Strategy […]

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Northern Territorians Urged To Get The Flu Jab

Northern Territorians Urged To Get The Flu Jab

27 May 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Territorians Urged To Protect Themselves Against The Flu Victor P Taffa Territorians are being urged to protect themselves against the flu (influenza) this season with vaccinations available through your GP, community clinic or pharmacy. Anyone can get influenza and the infection can be serious even in healthy people. […]

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Collie Hospital Redevelopment To Proceed

Collie Hospital Redevelopment To Proceed

22 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook McGowan Government Funds The Collie Hospital Redevelopment Victor P Taffa $12.2 Million allocated to upgrade Collie Hospital, Project includes the redevelopment of operating theatre on site, Funding to deliver McGowan Government election commitment. Collie Hospital redevelopment has been given the green light, with the McGowan Government allocating $12.2 […]

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Inaugural Health Service Board Chairpersons Reappointed

Inaugural Health Service Board Chairpersons Reappointed

22 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Health Service Board Chairpersons Reappointed Victor P Taffa 4 of the inaugural Health Service Board chairpersons reappointed, Boards continue to drive performance and innovation in Western Australia health system, Appointments extended for a further 3-year term. 4 of the inaugural Health Service Board chairpersons have been reappointed for […]

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Royal Hobart Hospital Bed Numbers Increase Funded In 2019-20 State Budget

Royal Hobart Hospital Bed Numbers Increase Funded In 2019-20 State Budget

22 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Opening More Beds At The Royal Hobart Hospital Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delivering $132 Million in the 2019-20 State Budget to progressively open and staff new beds at the Royal Hobart Hospital, following the completion of Stage 1 of the Redevelopment and refurbishment to existing areas. “This […]

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Royal Victorian Eye And Ear Hospital Officially Opened By Minister

Royal Victorian Eye And Ear Hospital Officially Opened By Minister

14 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos Australian-First Clinic Gives A Clearer Picture Of Eye Conditions Victor P Taffa An Australian-first genetic testing clinic at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital has opened its doors, helping patients with hereditary eye conditions get the care they need. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today opened the new […]

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Gayndah Hospital Upgrade Opened By Minister

Gayndah Hospital Upgrade Opened By Minister

11 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles $5.4 Million Gayndah Hospital Upgrades Now Complete Victor P Taffa Queensland Government’s $5.4 Million upgrades to the near-century old Gayndah Hospital are now complete, ensuring the hospital will continue to meet the needs of the community for many years to come. Minister Cameron Dick, representing Minister for Health Steven […]

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Kingston Health Centre Officially Opened By Premier And Minister

Kingston Health Centre Officially Opened By Premier And Minister

08 May 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Kingston Health Centre Treating Patients In The Community Victor P Taffa New Kingston Health Centre is now open and providing vital care closer to home for thousands of Tasmanians, taking pressure off our hospitals, especially the Royal Hobart Hospital, Premier Will Hodgman said. Hodgman Government […]

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Andrews Govt Launches Comprehensive Action Plan Against Silica Dust

Andrews Govt Launches Comprehensive Action Plan Against Silica Dust

06 May 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Protecting Victorian Workers From Deadly Silica Dust Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will launch an unprecedented compliance and enforcement blitz targeting over 300 high-risk workplaces focusing on stonemasonry workshops to prevent the deadly lung disease silicosis. “Victorians have a right to expect their work won’t kill them that’s why we’re doing […]

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RFDS Gains 23 Powered Stretchers As Part Of New Partnership With State Govt

RFDS Gains 23 Powered Stretchers As Part Of New Partnership With State Govt

28 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade New Stretchers To Power RFDS Victor P Taffa Critically ill patients across South Australia will be able to transfer seamlessly between ambulance and aeromedical aircraft thanks to a new partnership between South Australia Government and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). Minister for Health and Wellbeing […]

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Tasmania’s Health System Healthier With $117 Million Commitment

Tasmania’s Health System Healthier With $117 Million Commitment

22 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson $117 Million Commitment For Tasmania’s Health System Welcomed Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government welcomes the Federal Government’s record funding commitment to Tasmania’s health system, with a new $25.6 Million package to support the North and North-West, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. This includes: $10 Million to redevelop and […]

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St. John Of God Health Care Now Offers Medical Intern Program

St. John Of God Health Care Now Offers Medical Intern Program

19 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Medical Intern Program Available At St. John Of God Health Care Victor P Taffa Junior doctors will have more opportunities to advance their career in Western Australia with St. John of God Health Care now accredited to run its own medical intern program John of God Midland Public […]

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