Collie Hospital Redevelopment To Proceed

Collie Hospital Redevelopment To Proceed

22 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook McGowan Government Funds The Collie Hospital Redevelopment Victor P Taffa $12.2 Million allocated to upgrade Collie Hospital, Project includes the redevelopment of operating theatre on site, Funding to deliver McGowan Government election commitment. Collie Hospital redevelopment has been given the green light, with the McGowan Government allocating $12.2 […]

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Inaugural Health Service Board Chairpersons Reappointed

Inaugural Health Service Board Chairpersons Reappointed

22 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Health Service Board Chairpersons Reappointed Victor P Taffa 4 of the inaugural Health Service Board chairpersons reappointed, Boards continue to drive performance and innovation in Western Australia health system, Appointments extended for a further 3-year term. 4 of the inaugural Health Service Board chairpersons have been reappointed for […]

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Royal Hobart Hospital Bed Numbers Increase Funded In 2019-20 State Budget

Royal Hobart Hospital Bed Numbers Increase Funded In 2019-20 State Budget

22 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Opening More Beds At The Royal Hobart Hospital Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delivering $132 Million in the 2019-20 State Budget to progressively open and staff new beds at the Royal Hobart Hospital, following the completion of Stage 1 of the Redevelopment and refurbishment to existing areas. “This […]

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Royal Victorian Eye And Ear Hospital Officially Opened By Minister

Royal Victorian Eye And Ear Hospital Officially Opened By Minister

14 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos Australian-First Clinic Gives A Clearer Picture Of Eye Conditions Victor P Taffa An Australian-first genetic testing clinic at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital has opened its doors, helping patients with hereditary eye conditions get the care they need. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today opened the new […]

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Gayndah Hospital Upgrade Opened By Minister

Gayndah Hospital Upgrade Opened By Minister

11 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles $5.4 Million Gayndah Hospital Upgrades Now Complete Victor P Taffa Queensland Government’s $5.4 Million upgrades to the near-century old Gayndah Hospital are now complete, ensuring the hospital will continue to meet the needs of the community for many years to come. Minister Cameron Dick, representing Minister for Health Steven […]

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Kingston Health Centre Officially Opened By Premier And Minister

Kingston Health Centre Officially Opened By Premier And Minister

08 May 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Kingston Health Centre Treating Patients In The Community Victor P Taffa New Kingston Health Centre is now open and providing vital care closer to home for thousands of Tasmanians, taking pressure off our hospitals, especially the Royal Hobart Hospital, Premier Will Hodgman said. Hodgman Government […]

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Andrews Govt Launches Comprehensive Action Plan Against Silica Dust

Andrews Govt Launches Comprehensive Action Plan Against Silica Dust

06 May 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Protecting Victorian Workers From Deadly Silica Dust Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will launch an unprecedented compliance and enforcement blitz targeting over 300 high-risk workplaces focusing on stonemasonry workshops to prevent the deadly lung disease silicosis. “Victorians have a right to expect their work won’t kill them that’s why we’re doing […]

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RFDS Gains 23 Powered Stretchers As Part Of New Partnership With State Govt

RFDS Gains 23 Powered Stretchers As Part Of New Partnership With State Govt

28 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade New Stretchers To Power RFDS Victor P Taffa Critically ill patients across South Australia will be able to transfer seamlessly between ambulance and aeromedical aircraft thanks to a new partnership between South Australia Government and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). Minister for Health and Wellbeing […]

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Tasmania’s Health System Healthier With $117 Million Commitment

Tasmania’s Health System Healthier With $117 Million Commitment

22 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson $117 Million Commitment For Tasmania’s Health System Welcomed Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government welcomes the Federal Government’s record funding commitment to Tasmania’s health system, with a new $25.6 Million package to support the North and North-West, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. This includes: $10 Million to redevelop and […]

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St. John Of God Health Care Now Offers Medical Intern Program

St. John Of God Health Care Now Offers Medical Intern Program

19 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Medical Intern Program Available At St. John Of God Health Care Victor P Taffa Junior doctors will have more opportunities to advance their career in Western Australia with St. John of God Health Care now accredited to run its own medical intern program John of God Midland Public […]

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Queenslander’s Urged To Get Their Flu Jabs

Queenslander’s Urged To Get Their Flu Jabs

19 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Now Is The Best Time For Flu Vaccination Victor P Taffa Queensland’s Minister for Health Steven Miles is urging Gold Coast residents to get their flu jabs as the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service braces for another flu season. Minister Miles encouraged Gold Coasters to arrange to have […]

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4 Priority Care Centres To Ease Pressure On ED’s

4 Priority Care Centres To Ease Pressure On ED’s

18 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Priority Care Centres To Ease Pressure On ED’s Victor P Taffa Patients with non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses will soon be able to get the care they need without needing to go to a hospital emergency department, with the Marshall Government establishing community treatment sites across metropolitan […]

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Aged Care Funding Boost Welcomed By State Government

Aged Care Funding Boost Welcomed By State Government

10 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook State Government Welcomes Aged Care Funding Boost Victor P Taffa McGowan Government has welcomed up to $33.75 Million of funding from the Federal Government to help older Western Australians access care after discharge from hospital Federal Government funding will provide 60 permanent Transition Care Program (TCP) places and […]

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Free Flu Vaccine For Children Aged Under 5 Years

Free Flu Vaccine For Children Aged Under 5 Years

09 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Free Flu Vaccine Distribution Victor P Taffa Distribution of free flu vaccines for children aged under 5 and other eligible groups has been brought forward, in response to the unusually high number of cases of flu at this time of year. Minister for Health and Wellbeing […]

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Second Dialysis Truck For Health Provider Purple House

Second Dialysis Truck For Health Provider Purple House

09 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Purple House To Receive A Second Dialysis Truck Victor P Taffa Central Australian health provider Purple House will soon begin operating a second Purple Truck for remote dialysis. Purple Truck is a self-contained dialysis unit on wheels that has 2 dialysis chairs and allows patients to receive treatment […]

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Mental Health Commissioner Timothy Marney Resigns After 5 Years’ Service

Mental Health Commissioner Timothy Marney Resigns After 5 Years’ Service

08 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook Mental Health Commissioner To Stand Down Victor P Taffa Mental Health Commissioner steps down after 5 years in the role Timothy Marney leaves a legacy of improved services and enhanced outcomes for mental health consumers in Western Australia Western Australia’s Mental Health Commissioner, Timothy Marney has resigned […]

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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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