11 May 2012
An online “learning centre” which details how the Australian Government’s new electronic health record system will work for patients and practitioners has been launched.
20 Apr 2012
Under landmark changes to the aged care system, more people will get to keep their home, and more people will get to stay in their home as they receive aged care.
28 Mar 2012
Visiting Australia for the 2012 Annual DonateLife Network Forum, Dr Laura Siminoff from the USA and Associate Professor Marti Manyalich from Spain have joined delegates to share their experience of organ and tissue donation reform in their home countries and explore opportunities to further Australia’s.
12 Mar 2012
Residents of Penrith will have shorter waiting times and greater access to surgical procedures with the opening of a new surgical wing at Nepean hospital.
09 Mar 2012
Patients at the Mersey Community Hospital are set to benefit from a new $5.3 million Emergency Department which was officially opened on 9 March 2012.
09 Mar 2012
A once-in-a-generation opportunity to modernise, expand and improve health care services for all Tasmanians has been realised in a new redevelopment masterplan for the Royal Hobart Hospital.
06 Mar 2012
Doctors and nurses will be given more information about how they can continue to protect their patients from the spread of infectious diseases with the release of new national data on how often hospital staff wash their hands.
27 Feb 2012
Health Minister Tanya Plibersek has welcomed the final report of the National Advisory Council on Dental Health.
23 Feb 2012
A record number of medical school graduates have this year begun their vocational training to become GPs under a $150 million Australian Government program.
06 Feb 2012
Health Minister Tanya Plibersek has welcomed a new study which shows the Australian Government’s policy of cutting the time patients wait in hospital emergency departments can “save lives.”
23 Jan 2012
The Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, launched Australia’s first National Mental Health Commission on 23 January 2012.
21 Jan 2012
From 21 January 2012, advertisements are appearing in newspapers across the country inviting Australians with a lived experience of mental illness to help shape national mental health reform.
02 Jan 2012
Parents celebrating the arrival of a baby in the New Year are reminded about the Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Helpline – 1800 882 436.