Parafield Ambulance Station Officially Opened By Minister

Parafield Ambulance Station Officially Opened By Minister

20 September 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade New Ambulance Station Officially Opens Victor P Taffa Marshall Government today officially opened South Australia’s newest ambulance station, in a major boost for residents in Adelaide’s north. With nearly 100 staff at the facility, including around 30 paramedics, the Parafield Ambulance Station is now the largest […]

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Applications For Graduate Nurses Open Until 23 September 2018

Applications For Graduate Nurses Open Until 23 September 2018

18 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Registered Nurses Recruitment Now Open Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delivering on our commitment to recruit more graduate nurses to support our health system, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Registered Nurse: Transition to Practice 2019 intake is now open for registered nurses with less than 6 months’ […]

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Breast Cervical And Bowel Cancer Report Released By AIHW

Breast Cervical And Bowel Cancer Report Released By AIHW

17 September 2018

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Cancer Screening Reduces Risk Of Death From Breast Cervical And Bowel Cancer Victor P Taffa People with breast, cervical and bowel cancers detected through national cancer screening programs have better cancer survival outcomes than those diagnosed but who had never been screened, a new report from the Australian Institute […]

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New South Wales Ambulance Staff And Community Members Recognised

New South Wales Ambulance Staff And Community Members Recognised

15 September 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Paramedic And Community Heroes Recognised Victor P Taffa More than 30 New South Wales Ambulance staff and members of the community have been recognised for their incredible acts of courage during a serious medical emergency. Premier Gladys Berejiklian joined New South Wales Ambulance Chief Executive Dominic Morgan for an […]

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Milk Bank To Commence For South Australian Premature Babies

Milk Bank To Commence For South Australian Premature Babies

14 September 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Milk Bank For Premature Babies Victor P Taffa South Australia’s most vulnerable babies will have access to pasteurised donor breast milk through a new partnership between SA Health and the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said the milk bank […]

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Hodgman Govt Continues To Support Launceston General Hospital

Hodgman Govt Continues To Support Launceston General Hospital

12 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Continuing To Support The Launceston General Hospital Victor P Taffa Minister for Health Michael Ferguson has thanked the incredibly hardworking staff at the Launceston General Hospital who have been dealing with a busy period in the past 24 hours. “Hodgman Government is working hard to relieve demand pressures at […]

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New 22-Bed Ward At Hobart Repatriation Hospital To Ease Pressure On Capacity

New 22-Bed Ward At Hobart Repatriation Hospital To Ease Pressure On Capacity

09 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson New Beds Easing Pressure At RHH Victor P Taffa A new $7 Million 22-bed ward at the Hobart Repatriation Hospital is part of the Hodgman Government’s plan to free up more capacity for acute and emergency cases at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “New […]

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Response For St. John’s Ambulance Review Released

Response For St. John’s Ambulance Review Released

09 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Northern Territory Government Provides Certainty For St. John’s Ambulance Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government today released the response to the review of Road Ambulance Services in the Northern Territory. “Team at St. John’s Ambulance provide a vital service to Territorians and have done so for more than […]

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New South Wales Proposes Mandatory Health Insurance For Overseas Visitors

New South Wales Proposes Mandatory Health Insurance For Overseas Visitors

07 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Mandatory Health Insurance For Overseas Visitors Victor P Taffa All visitors to Australia will need to have health insurance under a New South Wales Government proposal designed to spare taxpayers the hospital costs of Medicare-ineligible patients. Health Minister Brad Hazzard said each year New South Wales public […]

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New Karratha Health Campus Emergency Department To Open On 19 September 2018

New Karratha Health Campus Emergency Department To Open On 19 September 2018

05 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan Karratha Health Campus Set To Open Victor P Taffa New Karratha Health Campus emergency department will open on Wednesday September 19, 2018 at 8 am At the same time, Nickol Bay Hospital will close and all services will move to […]

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Alcohol Consumption Lowest Since The 1960’s

Alcohol Consumption Lowest Since The 1960’s

03 September 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Alcohol Consumption Lowest In Half A Century Victor P Taffa Apparent consumption of alcohol per person has dropped to levels not seen since the 1960’s, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “In 2016-17, the total alcohol consumed in Australia was equivalent to 186 Million litres […]

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Stawell Hospital Patient Record Keeping System To Be Upgraded

Stawell Hospital Patient Record Keeping System To Be Upgraded

02 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Cutting-Edge Patient Record Keeping For Stawell Hospital Victor P Taffa Patient record keeping at Stawell Regional Health will be brought into the 21st century thanks to cutting-edge new IT equipment. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced a $293,000 grant for the Electronic Medical Record Project, made possible by […]

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Ararat Hospital To Receive New Operating Theatre

Ararat Hospital To Receive New Operating Theatre

02 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy A New Operating Theatre For Ararat Hospital Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is building a new operating theatre at Ararat Hospital to give patients the world-class care they need, closer to home. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the $2.93 Million project, made possible by the State Government’s […]

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$45 Million Investment To Reduce Number Of Elective Surgery Patients

$45 Million Investment To Reduce Number Of Elective Surgery Patients

02 September 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Cutting Elective Surgery Waiting Times Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has announced a $45 Million investment to significantly reduce the number of overdue elective surgery patients in South Australia, including patients waiting beyond recommended clinical timeframes for colonoscopy procedures. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade […]

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New Diamond Creek Ambulance Station Taking Shape

New Diamond Creek Ambulance Station Taking Shape

30 August 2018

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy Diamond Creek Ambulance Station Taking Shape Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is powering ahead with building a new ambulance station at Diamond Creek. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green on a tour of construction of the $2.5 Million cutting-edge station […]

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Eltham’s New Ambulance Station Officially Opened By Minister

Eltham’s New Ambulance Station Officially Opened By Minister

30 August 2018

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy State Government Opens New Ambulance Station At Eltham Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has officially opened Eltham’s new ambulance station. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Eltham Vicki Ward to unveil the $1.6 Million cutting-edge station on Grand Boulevard and Apex Way. “For too […]

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10 Graduates Complete Top End Health Service Professional Allied Program

10 Graduates Complete Top End Health Service Professional Allied Program

29 August 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles New Health Professionals Hit The Ground Running Victor P Taffa 10 new allied health professionals have hit the ground running after completing the Top End Health Service’s Inter-Professional Allied Health Graduate Program. “Territorians deserve access to the best possible health services, and this graduate program ensures our allied […]

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Andrews Govt Will Enact Nurse To Patient Ratios

Andrews Govt Will Enact Nurse To Patient Ratios

21 August 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews More Nurses And Midwives To Care For Victorians Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will today introduce landmark legislation that will enshrine stronger nurse and midwife to patient ratios guaranteeing an extra 600 nurses and midwives across our public hospitals. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy joined hard-working nurses […]

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Selfish People Are Making Others Sick

Selfish People Are Making Others Sick

19 August 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Anti-Vaccination Message Dangerous And Misleading Victor P Taffa Misinformation about vaccination is dangerous Immunisation vital to reduce the spread of serious illness National Immunisation Program protects children from 16 preventable illnesses Emergence of anti-vaccination billboards in the Perth metropolitan area directing people to unsubstantiated claims about immunisation is […]

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Second Meningococcal Vaccine Clinic Now Open For Public Bookings

Second Meningococcal Vaccine Clinic Now Open For Public Bookings

18 August 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Bookings Open For Second Meningococcal Vaccine Clinic Victor P Taffa Eligible Tasmanians in all regions who haven’t yet received their free meningococcal ACWY vaccination are encouraged to do so, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Bookings are now open for a second free public clinic at the Derwent Entertainment […]

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