Older Person Mental Health First Aid Showcase Course Begins In Adelaide

Older Person Mental Health First Aid Showcase Course Begins In Adelaide

19 June 2018

South Australia Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Mental Health First Aid For Older South Australians Victor P Taffa A specialised mental health first aid training course for families and carers living and working with older people has been launched in South Australia. An Older Person Mental Health First Aid (OPMHFA) showcase course […]

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Vaccine Research Hub To Open In Western Australia

Vaccine Research Hub To Open In Western Australia

17 June 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook New Vaccine Research Hub To Open In Perth Victor P Taffa World-leading Human Vaccines Project bases a major new research hub in Western Australia Recognition for the State as an international leader in paediatric research Canadian Professor Tobi Kollmann recruited to lead the ground breaking development of new […]

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Increasing Access To Cataract Surgery Taken Very Seriously By The State Govt

Increasing Access To Cataract Surgery Taken Very Seriously By The State Govt

15 June 2018

New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Increasing Access To Cataract Surgery Victor P Taffa Experts from across the State will meet at New South Wales Parliament House in August, tasked with finding ways to improve access to surgery for people suffering from cataracts. Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced the forum will examine new […]

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Three Health Centres Pass Accreditation

Three Health Centres Pass Accreditation

10 June 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Central Australia Health Centres Get The Big Tick For Quality Victor P Taffa Minister for Health Natasha Fyles, was pleased to announce that the first three health centres to undergo accreditation have passed with flying colours. “Territorians want and deserve access to high quality health services.” Minster Fyles […]

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Marshall Govt Outlines Winter Demand Strategy For Hospital Network

Marshall Govt Outlines Winter Demand Strategy For Hospital Network

09 June 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Coping With The Winter Hospital Demand Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has released another significant component of its winter demand strategy for our hospital network, this time in the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN). “Strategy includes the establishment of a temporary 25 bed Transitional Care […]

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Protea Lodge Hostel Officially Opened By Minister

Protea Lodge Hostel Officially Opened By Minister

04 June 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Mid-West Cancer Hostel Officially Opened Victor P Taffa $1.38 Million Protea Lodge cancer hostel now open Part of a $5.48 Million investment into cancer services in the Mid-West Health Minister Roger Cook today officially opened the Protea Lodge hostel which is ideally located adjacent to the Midwest Cancer […]

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Gold Coast University Hospital Patient Food Passes The Taste Test

Gold Coast University Hospital Patient Food Passes The Taste Test

01 June 2018

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Gold Coast’s ‘Largest Restaurant’ Put To The Taste Test Victor P Taffa Gold Coast University Hospital’s (GCUH) patient food was put to the taste test today during a luncheon attended by Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Steven Miles, community representatives and hospital staff. Event was hosted […]

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Palaszczuk Govt To Redevelop Nambour General Hospital

Palaszczuk Govt To Redevelop Nambour General Hospital

30 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Nambour Hospital Will See $86 Million Boost Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is investing $86.239 Million to redevelop the Nambour General Hospital and grow capacity to meet the needs of a growing and ageing population. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles yesterday announced the Detailed Business Case […]

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Andrew Brown Appointed As Queensland’s New Health Ombudsman

Andrew Brown Appointed As Queensland’s New Health Ombudsman

27 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Queensland Appoints New Health Ombudsman Victor P Taffa Queensland Government has formally appointment Andrew Brown as Queensland’s new Health Ombudsman. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles said Mr. Brown, who had been acting in the role since November last year, would continue to play a critical role […]

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New Townsville Hospital Children’s Ward Opened By Premier

New Townsville Hospital Children’s Ward Opened By Premier

25 May 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszscuk Queensland Minister for State Development and Infrastructure Cameron Dick Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Premier Officially Opens Townsville Hospital Children’s Ward Victor P Taffa Improved care for Townsville’s young people is a reality after Premier Annastacia Palaszscuk today opened Townsville Hospital’s new $8 Million children’s ward. New Children’s Ward has […]

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Tasmanian Health Service Bill 2018 Passes Through Parliament

Tasmanian Health Service Bill 2018 Passes Through Parliament

24 May 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Strengthening Healthcare With THS Bill Passing Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is getting on with the job of reforming the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) to deliver improved healthcare to Tasmanians, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Tasmanian Health Service Bill has been passed, delivering stronger local decision-making in our […]

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Eastern Health Breast And Cancer Centre Opened By Minister

Eastern Health Breast And Cancer Centre Opened By Minister

22 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Better Quicker Breast Cancer Care In Melbourne’s East Victor P Taffa Thousands more women in Melbourne’s east now have easier access to life-saving breast cancer screening and care on their doorstep thanks to the Andrews Government. “We’re proud to have delivered on our election pledge to build a first-class […]

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Kununurra Earbus Program Official Launch By Minister

Kununurra Earbus Program Official Launch By Minister

18 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook McGowan Government Expands Ear Health Services In The Kimberley Victor P Taffa McGowan Government delivers on key election commitment to Aboriginal ear health in the Kimberley Earbus program set to expand thanks to $2.7 Million commitment over 3 years Initiative brings a tailored service model to remote Aboriginal […]

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Perth Children’s Hospital Welcomes First Patients

Perth Children’s Hospital Welcomes First Patients

15 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Historic Day As Perth Children’s Hospital Welcomes First Patients Victor P Taffa Perth Children’s Hospital is open for business Outpatient clinics begin a staged opening of the hospital, to be followed by the new emergency department on Sunday June 10 Children to benefit from world-class technology including advanced […]

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Western Australia’s Chief Health Officer Retires After A Decade Of Service

Western Australia’s Chief Health Officer Retires After A Decade Of Service

15 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australia Chief Health Officer To Stand Down Victor P Taffa Western Australia’s Chief Health Officer to step down after a decade of service Professor Weeramanthri to leave a legacy of effective public health initiatives Western Australia’s Chief Health Officer Professor Tarun Weeramanthri will resign from his role, […]

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Minister Announces Tender For LGH Children’s Ward 4K Redevelopment

Minister Announces Tender For LGH Children’s Ward 4K Redevelopment

14 May 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Tender Awarded For LGH Children’s Ward 4K Redevelopment And Expansion Victor P Taffa Awarding of the $10.2 Million contract for the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) Ward 4K redevelopment is another example of the Hodgman Government delivering on its plan for a better health system for all Tasmanians. Redevelopment is […]

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New Heart Hospital To Have 195 Beds

New Heart Hospital To Have 195 Beds

13 May 2018

Premier Daniel Andrews Designs Unveiled For Australia’s First Heart Hospital Victor P Taffa Victorians are one step closer to getting Australia’s first specialist, stand-alone heart hospital with a builder appointed and the first designs of the landmark hospital unveiled, thanks to the Andrews Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today visited […]

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Osborne Park Hospital To Undergo A Major Transformation

Osborne Park Hospital To Undergo A Major Transformation

12 May 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Osborne Park Hospital’s $24.9 Million Expansion Victor P Taffa McGowan Government delivers election commitment to upgrade hospital services Enhanced obstetric services and neonatal nursery New Rehabilitation Unit to include an additional 10 beds Expanded specialised therapy hub Future Urgent Care Clinic and aged […]

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Report Released Regarding Health Of Babies And Link To Income Levels

Report Released Regarding Health Of Babies And Link To Income Levels

11 May 2018

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Poorer Outcomes For Babies Born To Teen Mums Are Often Linked To Low Income Victor P Taffa Babies of teenage mothers often experience poorer health outcomes than babies born to women just a few years older, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) first report on […]

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Minister Launches Playground To Plate Grants Program

Minister Launches Playground To Plate Grants Program

06 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy More Kitchen Gardens To Teach Kids Healthy Food Habits Victor P Taffa Victorian children will be supported to develop lifelong healthy eating habits, thanks to an Andrews Government program that will set up more kitchen gardens and boost food education in schools across the state. Minister for Health Jill […]

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