Tender Opened For Statewide Electronic Cancer Information And Prescribing System

Tender Opened For Statewide Electronic Cancer Information And Prescribing System

16 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Statewide Chemotherapy System Victor P Taffa Marshall Government is one step closer to delivering a new cancer prescribing IT system aimed at preventing a repeat of the former Labor Government’s chemotherapy underdosing bungle. An invitation to tender today opened for a single, statewide electronic cancer information […]

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Over 700 Australians Were Diagnosed With Mesothelioma In 2017

Over 700 Australians Were Diagnosed With Mesothelioma In 2017

15 November 2018

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Two New Cases Of Mesothelioma Diagnosed Every Day In Australia Victor P Taffa Over 700 Australians were diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2017 equating to 2 cases diagnosed per day according to the latest data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Report, Mesothelioma in Australia, […]

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12 Additional Paramedics To Be Recruited In 2019

12 Additional Paramedics To Be Recruited In 2019

13 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Employing More Regional Paramedics Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is employing 42 new paramedics in rural and regional areas of Tasmania, with recruitment for the first 6 positions beginning in the coming weeks. “We have allocated $14.9 Million for the progressive recruitment of the 42 paramedics, with 3 branch […]

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Temporary Mental Health Unit To Open At Lyell McEwin Hospital

Temporary Mental Health Unit To Open At Lyell McEwin Hospital

11 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Mental Health Beds To Ease Pressure In The North Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has announced a temporary mental health assessment unit will open on Monday at the Lyell McEwin Hospital to provide specialised care for mental health patients, while a permanent facility is established. Minister […]

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Upgraded Latrobe Ambulance Station To Be Completed In 2018

Upgraded Latrobe Ambulance Station To Be Completed In 2018

11 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Upgraded Latrobe Ambulance Station Nears Completion Victor P Taffa Much-needed Latrobe Ambulance Station upgrade is on track to be completed this year, as part of our strong plan to improve ambulance services across the state, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Local construction company Fairbrother was awarded the tender […]

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Glenorchy Health Centre Officially Opened By Minister

Glenorchy Health Centre Officially Opened By Minister

11 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson New Health Centre Supporting Patients In The Community Victor P Taffa $21 Million Glenorchy Health Centre has been a massive boost for the community, with 21,000 appointments already completed in its first 6 months. Minister for Health Michael Ferguson officially opened the centre, which provides care for Tasmanians in […]

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72-Hour Surgeries To Be Reintroduced At Modbury Hospital

72-Hour Surgeries To Be Reintroduced At Modbury Hospital

09 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade More Surgeries At Modbury Hospital Victor P Taffa Elective surgery patients needing up to 72 hours care in hospital, will again be able to have their procedure performed at Modbury Hospital from this week. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said the reintroduction of 72-hour […]

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Royal Darwin Hospital Free Multistorey Carpark Now Open

Royal Darwin Hospital Free Multistorey Carpark Now Open

03 November 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Free Multistorey Carpark At Royal Darwin Hospital Now Open Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has delivered on another job creating election commitment with the delivery of Royal Darwin Hospital’s new free multistorey carpark that is now open to patients, visitors and staff. “Free multistorey carpark is an […]

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Shoalhaven Hospital To Be Redeveloped

Shoalhaven Hospital To Be Redeveloped

02 November 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard $434 Million For Redevelopment Of Shoalhaven Hospital Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has announced Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital will be redeveloped to significantly improve healthcare services for residents of the South Coast. Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Member for South Coast […]

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Health Of Young Indigenous Australians Report Released

Health Of Young Indigenous Australians Report Released

02 November 2018

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Young Indigenous Australians Report Being In Good Health As Challenges Remain Victor P Taffa Australia’s Indigenous young people generally consider themselves to be happy and in good health or better, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Report, Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

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Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Slash Hospital Car Parking Fees

Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Slash Hospital Car Parking Fees

01 November 2018

Victoria Opposition Leader Matthew Guy Victoria Shadow Minister for Health Mary Wooldridge Cutting The Cost Of Parking At Hospitals Victor P Taffa A Liberal/Nationals Coalition Government will cut the cost of parking at hospitals saving eligible patients and carers up to $20 a day. “These are small but significant savings for patients and families who […]

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Trained Rural Pharmacists Soon To Give Measles And Whooping Cough Injections

Trained Rural Pharmacists Soon To Give Measles And Whooping Cough Injections

28 October 2018

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Pharmacists To Offer More Jabs And Lift Immunisation Victor P Taffa Trained pharmacists, including in rural and regional areas, will soon be able to give measles and whooping cough injections, making immunisation more accessible. Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister […]

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New Murchison Ambulance Station Opened By Minister

New Murchison Ambulance Station Opened By Minister

27 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy Doors Open On New Murchison Ambulance Branch Victor P Taffa Murchison paramedics now have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives, thanks to the Andrews Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today officially opened the $1.8 Million state-of-the-art ambulance branch […]

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Launceston General Hospital Boosted By 2 Neurologists

Launceston General Hospital Boosted By 2 Neurologists

27 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson 2 Neurologists Recruited To Launceston General Hospital Victor P Taffa Neurology services at the Launceston General Hospital are being significantly increased with the historic successful appointment of a second neurologist, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Dr. Matt Lee-Archer Dr. Matt Lee-Archer will move back to Tasmania from the […]

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New Torres Strait Ambulance Station Opened By Minister

New Torres Strait Ambulance Station Opened By Minister

26 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Ambulance Services Steven Miles New Ambulance Station Delivering Better Care For Torres Strait Victor P Taffa Hard working ambulance officers serving the Torres Strait welcome a new multi-million-dollar ambulance station. Member for Cook Cynthia Lui and Minister for Ambulance Services Steven Miles visited the recently upgraded Thursday Island Ambulance Station today and […]

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Oral Immunotherapy Allergy Trials Program To Commence Under Coalition Govt

Oral Immunotherapy Allergy Trials Program To Commence Under Coalition Govt

24 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Health Mary Wooldridge Pioneering Cure For Kids With Allergies Victor P Taffa Parents of children with allergies often live in fear and worry that their children will come into contact with a food that will cause a life threatening allergic reaction. That’s why a Liberal/Nationals Coalition Government will invest $1.5 Million […]

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Work On Tatura’s First Ambulance Station Gets Underway

Work On Tatura’s First Ambulance Station Gets Underway

24 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy Saving Lives With Tatura’s First Ambulance Branch Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has started building Tatura’s first ever ambulance branch, which will deliver faster response times to life-threatening local emergencies. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today toured the construction site of the state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Casey […]

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Work On Broadford’s First Ambulance Station Gets Underway

Work On Broadford’s First Ambulance Station Gets Underway

24 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy Digging In For Broadford’s First Ambulance Branch Victor P Taffa Broadford paramedics will soon have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives with the first sod turned on the town’s first ever ambulance branch. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today […]

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Stroke Patients Able To Have Their Brains Scanned In Ambulances Saving Vital Time

Stroke Patients Able To Have Their Brains Scanned In Ambulances Saving Vital Time

23 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles World First Study Saving Queensland Stroke Victims Victor P Taffa Queensland stroke patients will have their brains scanned in ambulances, rather than waiting to get to a hospital, in a world-first trial to save lives. SPIDER trial is a partnership between neurologists at Royal Brisbane and […]

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Researchers Investigate Promising Peptide To Protect Brain Of Newborn Babies

Researchers Investigate Promising Peptide To Protect Brain Of Newborn Babies

20 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Peptide Shows Promise Of Protecting Infant Brains Victor P Taffa Brain researchers investigate promising peptide compound to protect the brain of newborn babies Potential treatment and therapy for some babies at risk of cerebral palsy and other permanent types of brain damage Project funded by Telethon Perth Children’s […]

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