Paramedics Attended 6,434 OHCA Events In 2017-18

Paramedics Attended 6,434 OHCA Events In 2017-18

17 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos More Victorians Saving Lives Than Ever Before Victor P Taffa More Victorians are surviving cardiac arrest than ever before as public defibrillator units become more readily available and more community members feel prepared and confident enough to use them. Andrews Government today released the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry […]

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New 8-Bed Ward Now Open At North West Regional Hospital

New 8-Bed Ward Now Open At North West Regional Hospital

16 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson 8 New Beds At North West Regional Hospital Victor P Taffa A new 8-bed ward is now open at the North West Regional Hospital, which is easing pressure for our hardworking staff, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “Hodgman Government is providing $17.5 Million across the forward estimates for […]

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6 New Deputy Commissioners Joins Mental Health Commission Of New South Wales

6 New Deputy Commissioners Joins Mental Health Commission Of New South Wales

15 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies New South Wales Mental Health Commission Appointments Victor P Taffa 6 new Deputy Commissioners prepare to join the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales this month. Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies today announced the appointees, who will bring a variety of expertise in clinical […]

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5 New Medical Interns Begin Careers At Whyalla Hospital

5 New Medical Interns Begin Careers At Whyalla Hospital

12 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade New Medical Interns A First At Whyalla Victor P Taffa 5 new medical interns are today beginning their careers at the Whyalla Hospital and Health Service as part of the Marshall Government’s investment in our front-line clinicians. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said the […]

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Work Begins On Bunbury Community Mental Health Service

Work Begins On Bunbury Community Mental Health Service

11 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook New Mental Health Service In The South-West A Step Closer Victor P Taffa Groundwork begins for a Bunbury community mental health step up/step down service Residential mental health service is expected to open early next year Work has started on the new community mental health step up/step […]

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Logan Hospital Emergency Department Expands For Mental Health Patients

Logan Hospital Emergency Department Expands For Mental Health Patients

11 January 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Mental Health Development For Logan Hospital Emergency Victor P Taffa An emergency department expansion for mental health patients at Logan Hospital announced by the State Government today will provide a dedicated space for patients and free up capacity. Minister for Health Steven Miles said the State Government was investing […]

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Expansion Of Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre Nears Completion

Expansion Of Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre Nears Completion

08 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Chemotherapy Expansion Construction Progressing Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is improving cancer treatment for Territorians with the expansion of the Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre nearing completion. “Territory Government’s top priority is jobs and this life changing facility not only improves cancer treatment for Territorians but boosts […]

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Tender Awarded For Pirlangimpi Renal Ready Room

Tender Awarded For Pirlangimpi Renal Ready Room

04 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Life Saving Pirlangimpi Renal Ready Room Tender Awarded Victor P Taffa A tender for the construction of the Pirlangimpi Renal Ready Room a project that will provide lifesaving dialysis treatment for residents on the Tiwi Islands has been awarded to local contractor WTD Constructions for more than $590,000. […]

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Premier Delivers Her Baby Bundle To New South Wales Newly Borns

Premier Delivers Her Baby Bundle To New South Wales Newly Borns

02 January 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Women and Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies Ringing In 2019 With A Bundle Of Joy Victor P Taffa A baby girl named Jaleesa has secured a place in history. Bouncing bundle of joy is one of the first babies to be born in […]

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Mental Health Campaign Headed By Leading Sports Presenters

Mental Health Campaign Headed By Leading Sports Presenters

02 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook Improving Mental Health And Wellbeing For Western Australians Victor P Taffa Sports presenters unite in a new mental health campaign targeting men Think Mental Health focus on males aged 25-54 Blokes urged to check in on a mate If rival sport presenters Adrian Barich and Tim Gossage […]

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Campbelltown Hospital’s Mental Health Facilities To Double In Capacity

Campbelltown Hospital’s Mental Health Facilities To Double In Capacity

29 December 2018

New South Wales Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies New Era In Mental Health Care For Campbelltown Hospital Victor P Taffa Campbelltown Hospital’s mental health facilities will double in capacity under a major multi-level expansion to enhance the care of adults and older people into the future. Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies today unveiled […]

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Ambulance Response Times At 2-Year Low

Ambulance Response Times At 2-Year Low

23 December 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Ambulance Response Times At 2-Year Low With More Work To Meet Demand Victor P Taffa Latest Ambulance Response Times shows the Government’s commitment to investing in health services for Tasmanians is continuing to show benefits, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “We know there is still a lot of […]

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Phillip Island To Get 24-Hour Medical Care

Phillip Island To Get 24-Hour Medical Care

22 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos Delivering 24-Hour Medical Care For Phillip Island Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering on its commitment to make sure Phillip Island locals and holidaymakers can get the treatment they deserve, round the clock, on the popular Island this summer. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the Phillip […]

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Andrews Govt To Employ 1,100 New Nurses

Andrews Govt To Employ 1,100 New Nurses

20 December 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos 1,100 New Nurses And Midwives To Deliver Better Care Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is taking action to give nurses and midwifes the support they deserve to give Victorians the care they need. Legislation will be introduced on the first day of the 59th Parliament […]

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Griffith Base Hospital To Be Redeveloped

Griffith Base Hospital To Be Redeveloped

20 December 2018

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard $224 Million To Redevelop Griffith Base Hospital Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government today announced a further $189 Million in new funding for the full redevelopment of Griffith Base Hospital, adding to $35 Million already committed for Stage 1. […]

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21% Increase In Admissions To Royal Hobart Hospital ED

21% Increase In Admissions To Royal Hobart Hospital ED

16 December 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson More Support For Royal Hobart Hospital Patients And Staff Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is implementing further measures to support the Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. An immediate boost of $5 Million p.a. will enable the ED to recruit new staff to provide […]

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Nightcliff Renal Unit Facility To Support More Than 120 Local Jobs

Nightcliff Renal Unit Facility To Support More Than 120 Local Jobs

13 December 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Construction Commences On The Nightcliff Renal Unit Facility Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is improving access to quality health services with construction works commencing on the new $10.5 Million Nightcliff renal Unit (NRU) Facility. “Territory Government is creating jobs and improving health services. These upgrades to the […]

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Bundaberg SUSD Facility Officially Opened By Minister

Bundaberg SUSD Facility Officially Opened By Minister

04 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles Step Up Step Down Unit Opens In Bundaberg Victor P Taffa A game-changing moment in the provision of Wide Bay mental health services occurred today with the opening of the Step Up Step Down (SUSD) facility in Bundaberg. $5.3 Million, 10-unit SUSD unit provides short-term recovery […]

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Health Milestone With 50 Years Of Cardiovascular Death Reductions

Health Milestone With 50 Years Of Cardiovascular Death Reductions

01 December 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics 50 Years Of Reductions In Cardiovascular Deaths Victor P Taffa Australia has recently marked an important health milestone, with 50 years passing since the 1968 peak in cardiovascular disease mortality, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Year 1968 In 1968, ischaemic heart disease and […]

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Funding Announced For Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Emergency Centre

Funding Announced For Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Emergency Centre

20 November 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Health and Mental Health Roger Cook New Mental Health Emergency Centre For Eastern Suburbs Victor P Taffa A Mental Health Emergency Centre at St. John of God Midland Public Hospital will be developed to treat patients with drug, alcohol, acute mental health and behavioural issues McGowan […]

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