Patients in regional NSW, including people suffering from anxiety and depression, will soon directly benefit from an injection of Australian Government funds into health and medical research.
A new scholarship scheme will support health professionals working in rural and regional areas to increase their skills and capabilities.
Teens and young people living with severe food allergies are being encouraged to start a conversation with their peers via a new website that could potentially save their lives.
New legislation has paved the way for the appointment of a new champion for rural health and the doctors, nurses and allied health workers who care for those living in these communities.
It’s World Blood Donor Day — and we are being encouraged to roll up our sleeves and donate for a worthy cause.
The Don’t Make Smokes Your Story campaign is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to quit smoking.
Rural doctors and health professionals are meeting in Townsville to discuss current issues and future plans for health care throughout rural and regional Queensland.
A new headspace youth mental health service will be established at Gympie in Queensland to help support the mental health of young people in this region.
Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, has introduced a package of six Bills reforming industrial chemicals regulation in Australia.
Smokers are being urged to take stock of their health and quit smoking this World No Tobacco Day – 31 May 2017.
Walking to school under supervision of a responsible adult or teenager is an easy way to provide children with healthy regular physical activity.
Between International Day of the Midwife on 5 May and International Nurses Day on 12 May we proudly celebrate the contribution that nurses and midwives make to our community and our health system.
Federal Assistant Minister for Health, David Gillespie, encouraged food businesses in Australia to make sure they label their food correctly to minimise the harm and potential fatalities caused by allergic reactions to some ingredients.
The Australian Government’s innovative reforms to improve the health of rural, regional and remote communities were today showcased to the 14th World Rural Health Conference.
People living and working in rural and remote Australia will now have access to dental services that were previously unavailable.
The Government’s voluntary Health Star Rating system for packaged foods has proved a resounding success, according to a report endorsed by the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation.
The first stage of a national assessment of medical schools has been concluded and the Australian Government will collaboratively support 50 students to enable a complete university medical program to be delivered on the Sunshine Coast.
Australian Government initiatives are helping to meet the challenge of ensuring the required nursing and midwifery workforce amid rising demands for health care.
Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie, has reassured doctors and rural communities on the impacts of the Australian Government’s changes to the temporary and permanent employer-sponsored skilled migration schemes.
Health and medical students will have greater opportunities to live, study and work in rural and regional Australia as part of the Federal Coalition’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training program – another key initiative aimed at boosting Australia’s regional and rural health workforce.