Tiwi Islands Pirlangimpi Renal Ready Room Officially Opened By Minister

Tiwi Islands Pirlangimpi Renal Ready Room Officially Opened By Minister

13 November 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Pirlangimpi Renal Ready Room Officially Opens Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is increasing access to health services in remote communities with the official opening of a renal facility on the Tiwi Islands this week. Minster for Health Natasha Fyles and Member for Arafura Lawrence Costa opened the […]

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Tender Released For Canberra Hospital Master Plan

Tender Released For Canberra Hospital Master Plan

09 November 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Health Rachel Stephen-Smith Master Planning For Canberra Hospital Enters Next Phase Victor P Taffa Modernisation of the Canberra Hospital Campus is progressing, with the release of the tender for the lead design consultant for the Canberra Hospital Masterplan. Master Plan will set out the development stages and design parameters for […]

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Northern Territory To Lead National Obesity Strategy Consultation

Northern Territory To Lead National Obesity Strategy Consultation

08 November 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Northern Territory First to Begin National Obesity Strategy Consultation Victor P Taffa Territorians are the first in the country to help shape a national obesity strategy. A consultation paper has been developed to seek the views of Territorians on a condition that affects more than 14 Million Australians. […]

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Minister Announces Tenderer For Western Cancer Centre

Minister Announces Tenderer For Western Cancer Centre

07 November 2019

New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Boosts Economy Victor P Taffa A new report shows health projects like the $240 Million Dubbo Hospital redevelopment are not only delivering world-class healthcare, they’re boosting regional economies across New South Wales. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for […]

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All 4 Major Hospitals Now Connected With Helipads

All 4 Major Hospitals Now Connected With Helipads

05 November 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Sarah Courtney K-Block Helipad Touchdown Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is focused on continuing to deliver our plan to build a better health system for all Tasmanians backed by a record investment. Key to the plan is the K-Block helipad commissioning, which is well underway with verification testing of the helipad […]

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Ill Health Caused By Vaccine Preventable Diseases Down 31%

Ill Health Caused By Vaccine Preventable Diseases Down 31%

04 November 2019

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Rate Of Burden Due To Vaccine Preventable Diseases Falls By Nearly One-Third Victor P Taffa Ill health caused by vaccine preventable diseases fell by 31% from 2005-15 due to national immunisation programs, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).     Burden […]

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Northern Territory To Chair Health COAG In 2020

Northern Territory To Chair Health COAG In 2020

03 November 2019

Northern Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Health COAG And Working Towards Better Outcomes For Territorians Victor P Taffa Better health outcomes for Territorians was high on the agenda for Health Minister Natasha Fyles at the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) Health meeting today. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said the Territory Government would continue to […]

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Wheatbelt Health Services Boosted With Opening Of New Facilities

Wheatbelt Health Services Boosted With Opening Of New Facilities

02 November 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Merredin Health Service And Mukinbudin Health Centre Officially Opened Victor P Taffa Official opening of the redeveloped Merredin Health Service and the new Mukinbudin Health Centre Works form part of the biggest capital works program ever completed by the WA Country Health Service Patients and staff in the […]

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Cairns Hospital Emergency Department To Be Expanded

Cairns Hospital Emergency Department To Be Expanded

30 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Palaszczuk Government Delivers For Cairns Hospital Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will invest in detailed planning and design to expand the Cairns Hospital Emergency (ED) Department. Minister for Health Steven Miles said the government was delivering $2 Million on projects to see more patients in the short term and […]

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Male And Female Life Expectancy Reaches New Highs

Male And Female Life Expectancy Reaches New Highs

30 October 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Life Expectancy Continues To Improve Victor P Taffa Life expectancy in Australia has reached record highs with a boy born today expected to live to 80.7 years and a girl to 84.9 years, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Male life expectancy has increased […]

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Health System To Benefit From Improved Medical Imaging And Storage System

Health System To Benefit From Improved Medical Imaging And Storage System

27 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australian Patients To Benefit From New Medical Imaging System Victor P Taffa Replacement of the Western Australian medical imaging system begins New $47.2 Million clinical IT solution to support timely patient care Key initiative of the Western Australian Health Digital Strategy 2020-2030 Western Australian health system will […]

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6 Local Researchers To Study Brain Defects In Babies

6 Local Researchers To Study Brain Defects In Babies

25 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Groundbreaking Study To Detect Brain Defects In Babies Victor P Taffa 6 local researchers share in more than $1.4 Million of child research funding Parents to film babies with new smart phone app as part of brain function study Study to pave the way for earlier detection of […]

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New Bundaberg Hospital Site Selection Process Gets Underway

New Bundaberg Hospital Site Selection Process Gets Underway

24 October 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Site Selection Process Starts For New Bundaberg Hospital Location Victor P Taffa Another step has been taken towards the new Bundaberg Hospital with the site selection process now underway and project user groups being formed. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the public consultation process for possible […]

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Free Mammograms Available On Millie Screening Bus

Free Mammograms Available On Millie Screening Bus

22 October 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles 25 Years Of Lifesaving Service Victor P Taffa BreastScreenNT is celebrating 25 years of service delivery across the Northern Territory this month. Joint Northern Territory and Federal Government funded program provides free breast screening for Territory women; helping detect breast cancer before it can be felt or noticed. […]

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Royal Perth Hospital Mental Health Emergency Centre Officially Opened

Royal Perth Hospital Mental Health Emergency Centre Officially Opened

21 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook New Mental Health Emergency Centre Opened At Royal Perth Hospital Victor P Taffa More than $1 Million new short-stay centre to provide tailored mental health care Includes 8 treatment spaces in a low-stimulus environment Another demonstration of McGowan Government’s commitment to addressing mental health issues A new […]

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Thousands Of Endometriosis Sufferers Now Able To Access Better Resources

Thousands Of Endometriosis Sufferers Now Able To Access Better Resources

20 October 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles New Women’s App To Help Thousands Of Endometriosis Sufferers Victor P Taffa Women with endometriosis will soon have access to more resources to support their care, with funding from the Palaszczuk Government. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said a $426,800 investment to the Endometriosis Association Queensland (QENDO) […]

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Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit To Be Upgraded

Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit To Be Upgraded

20 October 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles $1.85 Million Upgrade For Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced $1.85 Million for vital upgrades to patient amenities in the state’s Spinal Injuries Unit (SIU) at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH). Premier Palaszczuk said the Princess Alexandra Hospital […]

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Brain Injury Research Improves Independence For People

Brain Injury Research Improves Independence For People

17 October 2019

Western Australia Treasurer Ben Wyatt Research Improves Independence For People With Brain Injuries Victor P Taffa Management of continence can be improved for people with brain injuries Costs for continence care and equipment reduced by research study Findings to inform continence management practices across the sector State’s insurer, the Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA), […]

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Andrews Govt Donates $1 Million To Find The Cure For MND

Andrews Govt Donates $1 Million To Find The Cure For MND

13 October 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews $1 Million Boost For Neale’s Fight Against Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is once again backing Neale Daniher in his quest to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease, with a $1 Million donation to fight Motor Neurone Disease. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Neale for the start […]

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Emergency Department Pressure Eased With Priority Care Centres

Emergency Department Pressure Eased With Priority Care Centres

08 October 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Priority Care Centres Easing Pressure On Emergency Departments Victor P Taffa More than 500 patients have been diverted from the state’s emergency departments during the past two months, thanks to the Marshall Government’s Priority Care Centres. SA Health figures show that the Centres are gathering momentum […]

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