Medical Equipment Replacement Program Grant Recipients Announced

Medical Equipment Replacement Program Grant Recipients Announced

07 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos Victorian Hospitals Receive Cutting-Edge New Equipment Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is giving hospitals in Victoria the latest cutting-edge equipment so that they can continue to do what they do best and save lives. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the hospitals that will share in the latest […]

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Hobart Integrated Primary Healthcare Centre Opened By Minister

Hobart Integrated Primary Healthcare Centre Opened By Minister

02 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Hobart Integrated Primary Healthcare Centre Opens Victor P Taffa Your Hobart Health Centre, officially opened today, is the first of its kind in Hobart, providing integrated primary healthcare services, including a walk-in after-hours clinic open every night. This is a welcome service that will support the public health system, […]

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Fremantle Hospital Expanded Dental Clinic Now Open

Fremantle Hospital Expanded Dental Clinic Now Open

01 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook New Dental Clinic Opens At Fremantle Hospital Victor P Taffa Fremantle General Dental Clinic relocates to Fremantle Hospital Expanded service is expected to receive more than 8,000 visits each year $2.99 Million to relocate and equip the new purpose-built, public clinic From today, more than 30,000 eligible patients […]

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56.1 % Of New South Wales Adults In 2017-18 Have Never Smoked

56.1 % Of New South Wales Adults In 2017-18 Have Never Smoked

28 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics More People Have Never Smoked In New South Wales Victor P Taffa Over half (56.1 %) of adults in New South Wales in 2017-18 have never smoked, an increase from 52.0 % in 2014-15, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Director of Health, Louise Gates, said the 2017-18 […]

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$3 Million For South East Queensland Hospitals

$3 Million For South East Queensland Hospitals

27 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles $3 Million Hospital Plan Working Victor P Taffa Package of initiatives implemented by the Palaszczuk Government yesterday afternoon is working hard as pressure eases on South East Queensland hospitals. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles said while some of the demand had eased, the […]

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ICU Unit Opens At Epping’s Northern Hospital

ICU Unit Opens At Epping’s Northern Hospital

27 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos New ICU Paves Way For Major Expansion At Northern Hospital Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s expansion of the Northern Hospital in Epping has taken a major step forward with the opening of the new Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today joined northern suburbs MP’s to […]

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Northern Territory Babies Can Now Receive Free Measles Vaccine At 9 Months Of Age

Northern Territory Babies Can Now Receive Free Measles Vaccine At 9 Months Of Age

27 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Free Measles Vaccine Available At 9 Months Old Victor P Taffa Northern Territory babies can now receive the free measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine at 9 months of age instead of 12, as measles cases in the Darwin-Palmerston area continue to rise. “Territory Government is providing Territorians with access to […]

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Free Measles Vaccinations For Western Australian Adults Born In Or After 1966

Free Measles Vaccinations For Western Australian Adults Born In Or After 1966

26 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Free Measles Vaccinations For Adults Victor P Taffa New adult measles vaccination program introduced with immediate effect Growing number of measles cases in Western Australia International travellers should be appropriately vaccinated before departure Western Australians born in or after 1966 who are not fully vaccinated against measles can […]

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Northern Territory Cancer Care Strategy 2018-2022 March 2019 Edition Released

Northern Territory Cancer Care Strategy 2018-2022 March 2019 Edition Released

21 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Putting Cancer Patients First Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is improving cancer services with the release of its strategy to better coordinate cancer care. Northern Territory Government developed the Northern Territory Cancer Care Strategy 2018-2022 March 2019 Edition in collaboration with the Northern Territory Cancer Care Network […]

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3 Stage Redevelopment Of Royal Hobart Hospital To Proceed

3 Stage Redevelopment Of Royal Hobart Hospital To Proceed

20 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Mental Health Campus For Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to future-proofing the Royal Hobart Hospital and building a better health system for all Tasmanians, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “That’s why we are looking beyond election cycles and ensuring the RHH Redevelopment […]

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Funding Secured For Radiation Oncology Services At Albany Health Campus

Funding Secured For Radiation Oncology Services At Albany Health Campus

16 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Funding For Lifesaving New Cancer Service In The Great Southern Victor P Taffa $13.125 Million committed to deliver radiotherapy services in Albany Local cancer patients currently required to travel for radiation oncology treatment Feasibility study currently underway to build a specialised bunker to house a radiotherapy machine McGowan […]

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Cystic Fibrosis Patients At Prince Charles Hospital To Have Their Own Bathrooms

Cystic Fibrosis Patients At Prince Charles Hospital To Have Their Own Bathrooms

14 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Funding Boost To Improve Hospital Facilities For Cystic Fibrosis Patients Victor P Taffa Cystic fibrosis patients at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) will now have access to their own individual bathroom. Minister for Health Steven Miles announced that a $2.9 Million funding injection would support the full refurbishment of […]

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10 Community Hospitals To Be Shaped By Local Committees

10 Community Hospitals To Be Shaped By Local Committees

06 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos Locals To Help Shape Flagship Community Hospitals Victor P Taffa 10 new community hospitals for Victoria are a step closer, with local families set to help decide the services they will provide. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced who will chair the community consultation committees, which will give […]

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New Specialist Mental Health Service For People With Intellectual Disability

New Specialist Mental Health Service For People With Intellectual Disability

03 March 2019

New South Wales Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies New Mental Health Service For People With Intellectual Disability Victor P Taffa People in New South Wales living with an intellectual disability who need treatment for mental illness will soon have access to a specialist service. They can be assessed and supported by clinicians who are […]

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Repat Health Receives Joint Federal State Funding

Repat Health Receives Joint Federal State Funding

02 March 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade $70 Million To Kick-Start A Revitalised Repat Victor P Taffa Future of the Repat Health Precinct has been secured thanks to a $70 Million joint funding agreement between the Federal and State Governments. Federal Government today committed $30 Million for a […]

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Marshall Govt Accepts All 14 Recommendations In Review Of Ambulance Officers

Marshall Govt Accepts All 14 Recommendations In Review Of Ambulance Officers

26 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Years Of Ramping Undermines Best Practice Ambulance Care Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has acted promptly to address care issues in the SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) after a report which shows that years of ramping and organisational problems have undermined best practice ambulance care. Marshall Government […]

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Terang Ambulance Branch Soon To Have New Larger Station Facilities

Terang Ambulance Branch Soon To Have New Larger Station Facilities

24 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos Work Starts On New Terang Ambulance Branch Victor P Taffa Terang paramedics will soon have the safe and modern home base they need with work underway on a new state-of-the-art ambulance branch. Minister for Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos today kicked off construction of the new ambulance branch on […]

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Remote Kimberley Community Health Clinic Now Open

Remote Kimberley Community Health Clinic Now Open

21 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook New Health Clinic Now Open In Remote Kimberley Community Victor P Taffa New clinic offers culturally appropriate and secure care for Aboriginal patients Additions include private consult rooms, a resuscitation bay and pathology services Clinic includes family room with area set aside for elders to prepare bush medicines  […]

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Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment Works Well Underway

Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment Works Well Underway

20 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Work Well Underway On Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment Victor P Taffa $224 Million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment has reached another milestone. Announcement that Project Coordination (Australia) Pty Ltd, a privately-owned Australian construction and management firm, has been appointed as the builders for Stage 1 construction. Deputy Premier and […]

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St. George And Ryde Hospitals To Receive Major Upgrades

St. George And Ryde Hospitals To Receive Major Upgrades

18 February 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Major Upgrades For St. George And Ryde Hospitals Plus Elective Surgery Boost Victor P Taffa New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government will invest $864 Million for major upgrades to St. George ($385 Million) and Ryde ($479 Million) hospitals, to deliver […]

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