The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has congratulated the winners of the Good Sports Awards which recognise sporting clubs that promote healthy lifestyles and reduce excessive alcohol consumption.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash addressed the 6th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium at the Commerial Club, Albury on 13 November 2014.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, met with rural doctors and health professionals in western Victoria and southern New South Wales to discuss a range of health policy issues.
Australians affected by diabetes are being urged to take regular eye tests to reduce the risk of serious vision loss or blindness.
The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash's video message to the NACCHO AGM held in Cairns, Queensland on 13 November 2014.
Improving access to mental health services and support in rural communities is a priority for the Australian Government.
The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash addressed the Rural Medicine Australia 2014 (RMA14) Conference on 31 October 2014
The Australian Government has welcomed a new report from the AIHW which identifies strategies to address information gaps regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
The first steps toward easing regional, rural and remote doctor shortages have been delivered with major changes to workforce classification systems.
The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash addressed the AMA's National Alcohol Summit on 29 October 2014.
The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash addressed the NATSIHWA Annual Conference on 29 October 2014.
The Australian Government has made a $3.1 billion commitment to Indigenous health funding for the next four years, a crucial part of which is supporting the role of Indigenous health workers.
The Australian Government will contribute $200,000 to the Danny Green Fighting Chance Foundation to support the successful Coward Punch campaign.
The Australian Government has announced an independent review of the regulation of medicines and medical devices.
The Assistant Minister for Health has welcomed a $3.6 million Australian Government funding boost for research into hearing loss prevention.
The Federal Assistant Minister for Health was in Broken Hill recently and had the opportunity to inspect a new way of delivering health services to local Aboriginal people.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, has paid tribute to the nurses and other allied health professionals who deliver health services in Australia's remote communities.
New regulations will be introduced to allow Australian manufacturers to obtain market approval for most medical devices using conformity assessment certification from European notified bodies.
The Federal Assistant Minister for Health was in Ballarat to open a new student accommodation facility designed to help universities train medical students locally, giving them a taste of living and working in regional Victoria.
An Australia-first medical student programme offered jointly by two universities – one city-based, the other in the country – is providing a unique approach to overcoming doctor shortages in rural Australia.