Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB with Alan Jones regarding the Aged Care Royal Commission.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 6PR with Gareth Parker regarding the Aged Care Royal Commission.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC AM Program with Sabra Lane regarding the Aged Care Royal Commission and the strawberry contamination.
The Australian Government is investing $1 million to expand a rare cancers clinical trial being conducted by the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute to reach patients living in regional areas.
The Australian Government will invest $48 million to list new treatments for lymphoma and multiple myeloma on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), benefiting hundreds of patients and saving families up to $100,000 a year.
The Australian Government will significantly boost support for older Australians with an injection of $106 million to support better facilities, better care and better standards in aged care.
The Australian Government is investing $10 million to fund six new rare cancer and rare disease clinical trials focused on turning the tide on low survival through testing new treatments.
Private health insurance will be simpler and more affordable with critical legislation passing Parliament which delivers a wide ranging package of reforms which were announced last year.
The supply of critical and life-saving medicine to Australian patients will now be protected with the Parliament passing the Australian Government’s landmark legislation.
The Australian Government will provide more support for women with endometriosis by helping educate employers, doctors and nurses on managing this common but little known condition that affects over 700,000 Australian women.
I am delighted to announce that six new members have been appointed to the Cancer Australia Advisory Council, making it almost two thirds female representation on the council.
The Australian Government and Movember Foundation are teaming up to combat prostate cancer by investing $12 million into ground-breaking new research aimed at reversing the significant number of deaths caused by the disease.
The Australian Government will invest $9 million to boost mental health support for young Australians through Orygen’s National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.
The National Mental Health Commission advisory board will be strengthened with the appointment of four new members.
The Australian Government will invest $6 million to better support children living with diabetes, with the launch of a new program across Australian schools.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB with Ray Hadley regarding Orkambi being listed on the PBS for cystic fibrosis patients.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 5AA with Leon Byner regarding honey; Orkambi being listed on the PBS for cystic fibrosis patients and medications for rheumatoid arthritis and ADHD also listed on the PBS.
The Australian Government will make medicines that treat rheumatoid arthritis and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) cheaper, with new additions to Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) on September 1.
The Australian Government is taking steps to improve access to lifesaving medicines for rare diseases by establishing an expert panel for the Life Saving Drugs Program.