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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$31 Million Funding To Deliver 10,000 Extra Cataract Surgeries Over Next 4 Years

$31 Million Funding To Deliver 10,000 Extra Cataract Surgeries Over Next 4 Years

18 February 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard 10,000 More Cataract Surgeries Across New South Wales Victor P Taffa Thousands of elderly people struggling with poor vision from cataracts will have faster access to surgical services under a New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said […]

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Queensland Children’s Hospital To Undergo Major Expansion

Queensland Children’s Hospital To Undergo Major Expansion

12 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Palaszczuk Govt Announces Major Expansion Of Queensland Children’s Hospital Victor P Taffa Queensland Children’s Hospital is set for a huge expansion with the Palaszczuk Government today announcing $20 Million to increase beds at the hospital. Through the expansion, the QCH will gain an extra 30 beds, including boosting the […]

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British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill And Mental Health Funding

British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill And Mental Health Funding

12 February 2019

Sir Winston Churchill Painted During His Years In The Political Wilderness Victor P Taffa British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill led his country to victory during World War II. Sir Winston Churchill served as British Prime Minister between 1940-45 and 1951-55. However, in his years spent in political wilderness he painted and kept his ‘Black […]

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Brunswick Private Hospital Saves Money On Electricity Bills

Brunswick Private Hospital Saves Money On Electricity Bills

09 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Delivering Energy Savings For Victorian Hospitals Victor P Taffa Hospitals across Victoria are seeing major reductions in their energy bills, thanks to the Andrews Government’s energy efficiency program. Minister for Energy, Environment, Climate Change and Solar Homes Lily D’Ambrosio said hospitals like Brunswick Private Hospital […]

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McLaren Vale Hospital Gains Additional Funding

McLaren Vale Hospital Gains Additional Funding

07 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Extra Funding For McLaren Vale Hospital Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has delivered on its commitment to invest $500,000 in the McLaren Vale District War Memorial Hospital. State funding previously slated for a new solar panel system will now be put in the hands of local […]

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Hodgman Govt Partners With Hawthorn Hawks Promoting Healthy Lifestyle

Hodgman Govt Partners With Hawthorn Hawks Promoting Healthy Lifestyle

07 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Government Joining Forces With Hawthorn Hawks Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government and the Hawthorn Football Club have agreed to promote our Healthy Tasmania initiative by partnering with a focus on keeping even more Tasmanians healthy and well. “We’re excited to launch this Memorandum of Understanding with Hawthorn, which tailors […]

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Report Released Highlighting Rates Of Disease And Death

Report Released Highlighting Rates Of Disease And Death

04 February 2019

Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare Report Highlights Rates Of Disease And Death Among Australia’s Most Disadvantaged Victor P Taffa Social factors play an important role in a person’s likelihood of developing and dying from certain chronic diseases, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). AIHW Report Released: […]

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Central Queensland Research Facility Opened By Minister

Central Queensland Research Facility Opened By Minister

03 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Innovation Kate Jones New Central Queensland Research Facility To Take On Clinical Trials Victor P Taffa Fight against coeliac disease has opened up on a new front with the launch of a clinical trials research facility in Mackay today. Minister for Innovation Kate Jones said the Coral Sea Clinical Research Institute would […]

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$300 Million Rouse Hill Hospital Close To Railway Station

$300 Million Rouse Hill Hospital Close To Railway Station

02 February 2019

New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard All Roads Lead To New $300 Million Rouse Hill Hospital Victor P Taffa Thousands of residents across north-west Sydney are closer to having world class health services on their doorstep with the site for the Rouse Hill Hospital announced today. Minister for Health Brad Hazzard, Riverstone MP, […]

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Tasmania Median Ambulance Response Times Down On September 2018

Tasmania Median Ambulance Response Times Down On September 2018

31 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Child Immunisation Rates And Ambulance Investment At Record Highs Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s latest child immunisation rates are the best ever on record, the Report on Government Services has revealed. Tasmania is in the Top 3 states nationally for each age cohort, including the best result in Australia for […]

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Consultation Commences To Review Mental Health Strategic Plan

Consultation Commences To Review Mental Health Strategic Plan

30 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Review Of The Mental Health Strategic Plan Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is delivering on a significant election promise with consultation starting today to review the Northern Territory Mental Health Strategic Plan and align it with the fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan. Northern Territory […]

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Department Of Health Opts For Open Tender Process At Hobart Private Hospital

Department Of Health Opts For Open Tender Process At Hobart Private Hospital

29 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Hobart Private Hospital Open Tender Process Victor P Taffa Department of Health will proceed to an open competitive tender process to select the future operator of the Hobart Private Hospital, with the 20-year contract expiring in December 2019. “Hodgman Government is committed to maximising the availability of private health […]

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Bendigo Emergency Department Staff Kept Safe Under Safewards Program

Bendigo Emergency Department Staff Kept Safe Under Safewards Program

24 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley Safewards Program To Keep Bendigo Emergency Department Staff Safe Victor P Taffa An internationally-acclaimed mental health program aimed at making staff and patients safer in hospitals will be rolled out at Bendigo Hospital. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today launched Safewards Victoria, a cutting-edge pilot set for […]

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