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July 2018


New diabetes and hepatitis C medications available to patients this week

30 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will help improve the lives of those living with diabetes and hepatitis C by making two treatments more affordable, helping patients save thousands of dollars a year.


New epilepsy medicine to provide much needed support to thousands of Australians

28 July 2018

Media release

Almost 6,500 patients who suffer from particularly severe epilepsy will receive much-needed support with the Australian Government subsidising a life-changing medicine, saving families thousands of dollars each year.


$5 million for research to improve mental health in elderly Australians

27 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government and beyondblue will provide a total of $5 million for research to help improve mental illness among our older Australia.


Doorstop in Sydney

26 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Sydney regarding the launch of the Nation Action Plan for Endometriosis and funding to implement it and My Health Record.


Young cancer patients to access new treatments

25 July 2018

Media release

Hundreds of young Australians with rare and aggressive forms of cancer will now access four new clinical trials from September, providing ground-breaking treatment and therapy options to patients.


National action on endometriosis to help thousands of Australian women

26 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will release Australia’s first National Action Plan for Endometriosis to improve the quality of life of patients through better treatment, diagnosis, and aiming to ultimately find a cure.


Doorstop in Melbourne

25 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding clinical trials funding for young Australians with rare and aggressive forms of cancer and My Health Record.


Interview on ABC Radio Sydney with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck

25 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC Radio Sydney with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck regarding My Health Record.


Interview on 2GB with Ray Hadley

24 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB with Ray Hadley regarding Bupa and HCF and My Health Record.


$1 million for Maddie’s Vision to beat bone marrow failure

21 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $1 million for Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision to bolster medical research to better understand bone marrow failure and ultimately help save lives.


More support for older Strathalbyn residents

19 July 2018

Media release

Older residents in Strathalbyn will have access to an additional 12 aged care beds, improved services, accommodation and more support when they need it most as part of the Australian Government’s plan for a stronger economy.


Interview on Radio National PM with Linda Mottram

18 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Radio National PM with Linda Mottram regarding $50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients and My Health Record.


Transcript of Sydney Doorstop

18 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Sydney regarding $50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients and My Health Record.


$50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients

18 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $50 million to support some of Australia’s sickest patients, battling the most aggressive and deadliest cancers, to access potentially life-saving medical treatment.


Inteview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner

17 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 5AA Mornings with Leon Byner regarding My Health Record, private insurance and new mental health and medical research funding for South Australia.


$6 million for medical research projects in South Australia

17 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will invest $6.1 million to fund new South Australian medical research projects aimed at delivering faster medical breakthroughs for South Australian patients.


Delivering better healthcare through My Health Record

16 July 2018

Media release

Almost six million Australians already have a My Health Record with patients benefiting from the secure summary of their key health information, which can help their health professionals deliver better care and may save their life in an emergency.


Interview on ABC Radio with Jon Faine

16 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on ABC Radio with Jon Faine regarding My Health Record, private health insurance and $5 million for clinical trials and genetic testing for children with high risk brain cancer.


Transcript of Melbourne Doorstop

15 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding the Australian Government's $250 million investment to list four cancer medicines and private health insurance.


Inteview on Weekend Today with Peter Stefanovic

15 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's inteview on Weekend Today with Peter Stefanovic regarding private health insurance and new cancer medicines.


$250 million investment in life changing cancer medicines

15 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will invest $250 million to make four life-changing cancer medicines available to thousands of Australian patients from August 1.


$1.5 million for Butterfly Foundation and endEd specialist eating disorder facility

13 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $1.5 million for Australia’s first residential eating disorder treatment facility on the Sunshine Coast, helping hundreds of patients each year.


$22 million for early-stage health and medical research

13 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will invest more than $22 million to help Australian businesses move from early-stage health and medical research discoveries to commercial success, giving patients access to better treatments and medicines.


Extra support for young Australians with kidney disease

13 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will support young people with advanced kidney disease, who have received a kidney transplant, to transition into adult healthcare under a new program.


New eye screening program to protect people with diabetes

13 July 2018

Media release

The Turnbull Government will provide funding for a new eye health screening program for Australians with diabetes, helping preserve the sight of thousands of people.


Aussie innovators to drive better health outcomes

11 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will further strengthen links between the United States and Australia to collaborate on medical breakthroughs and research and development in healthcare, with the creation of four strategic committees.


Research into lifestyle related chronic conditions given funding injection

09 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government has today announced funding of $7.7 million for the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre to further research into how Australians’ lifestyles contribute to chronic conditions and how to prevent them.


Delivering faster benefits for patients

06 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is providing more than $12 million to advance a number of medical research projects, injecting funding with the aim of delivering faster benefits for patients.


Transcript of Latrobe Doorstop

04 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Latrobe regarding $4.8 million for mental health services in North West Tasmania.


Mental health funding boost for North West Tasmania

04 July 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide $4.8 million to boost mental health services in North West Tasmania, committing new funding for mental health nurses and extra support for patients in regional areas.


Inteview on SEA FM Lee & Jess for Breakfast with Lee Dixon

04 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on SEA FM Lee & Jess for Breakfast with Lee Dixon regarding $4.8 million for mental health services in North West Tasmania and the adverse health effects of recreational marijuana use.


Interview on 7AD Devonport with Darren Kerwin

04 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 7AD Devonport with Darren Kerwin regarding $4.8 million for mental health services in North West Tasmania.


Transcript of Sydney Doorstop

03 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Sydney regarding the A new digital trial to help patients better manage their medication after they leave hospital and My Health Record.


Improving patient healthcare through digital trials

03 July 2018

Media release

Patients from around Australia will benefit from 15 new projects that will utilise information from a consenting patient’s My Health Record to improve the delivery of their healthcare.


Interview on 2GB Breakfast with Michael McLaren

03 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 2GB Breakfast with Michael McLaren regarding the listing of breast cancer drug Kisqali on the PBS, a Medicare item for a new MRI scan for prostate cancer and record bulk billing.


Transcript of Melbourne Doorstop

01 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding the listing of breast cancer drug Kisqali on the PBS.


Interview on Weekend Sunrise with Angela Cox

01 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Weekend Sunrise with Angela Cox regarding new vaccines and medicines available from 1 July.


Interview on Weekend Today with Allison Langdon

01 July 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on Weekend Today with Allison Langdon regarding new vaccines, Medicare scans and medicines available from 1 July.

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