Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote Central Australia will reap the benefits of a funding boost to Western Desert Dialysis, also known as Purple House.
The Australian Government, Northern Territory Government and Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance of NT (AMSANT) have re-committed to a framework agreement aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote Central Australia are being further supported to access dialysis services.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, visited the ICU facilities at the Melbourne hospital, The Alfred, to speak with doctors and patients involved in organ donation and transplantation.
The most technologically advanced and largest blood processing centre in the southern hemisphere was acknowledged by the Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, as playing a key role in ensuring Australia’s blood supply is safe and secure.
The Prime Minister presented the National Ice Taskforce interim report to COAG, as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to the development of a National Ice Strategy.
Reducing mental illness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will be the focus of high level talks between government, mental health experts and Indigenous leaders at Parliament House.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has urged shoppers to make their views known on country of origin labelling reform via the government’s online survey, which closes Friday, 3 July.
New payments to help rural, regional and remote towns across Australia attract doctors begin on 1 July 2015.
Employers offering leave to employees who are donating organs will receive extra support from the Federal Coalition Government as of July 1.
Residents of rural, regional and remote Western Australia will have better access to eye health care with an Australian Government investment in the Lions Outback Vision Van.
Australia’s world-leading role in reducing smoking rates continues as the latest phase of the National Tobacco Campaign launches on Sunday 31 May – World No Tobacco Day.
The Coalition Government’s redesigned Tackling Indigenous Smoking Programme will further reduce smoking in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has announced a review of the current organ and tissue donation and transplantation programme.
Media statement from Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash on the resignation of David Koch from his position as advisory board chairman of the Organ and Tissue Authority.
Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has announced that a local consortium from Wagga Wagga was successful in securing funding of $3.3 million through the National Palliative Care Projects.
Businesses will save an extra $23 million a year as the Australian Government continues to cut red tape.
People nearing the end of their lives and their families, carers and nursing staff will benefit from $52 million in Australian Government funding for palliative care projects.
Rural and regional health is set to benefit from initiatives in the 2015-16 budget.
Some 450 rural and regional towns will receive greater incentives to attract GPs.