The Australian Government is moving to support pharmacists who are being undermined by a small number of pharmacists who claim payment for dispensing Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines from unapproved premises.
Emergency and health workers on the Gold Coast should be praised for their professionalism in dealing with a suspected case of Ebola virus disease.
A new Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Telehealth will work to improve access to health services for people living in rural and remote Australia.
World Suicide Prevention Day aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.
A new water safety initiative for young children aims to halve the number of drowning deaths in Australian by 2020.
The Minister for Health Peter Dutton has welcomed hundreds of delegates to the 15th Asia-Pacific conference on prostate cancer in Melbourne.
Researchers will benefit from 95 National Health and Medical Research Council grants totalling almost $70 million.
Support for people living with mental illness and their family, friends and carers is the focus of two new online forums launched by the Minister for Health, Peter Dutton.
The Australian Government is contributing $1 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) to help control the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and prevent further spread of the disease.
A new Australian Government-funded training centre in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell will mean a major boost to the health workforce and improved patient access to health services.
Volunteers are the backbone of Australian sporting organisations which would be unable to function or even exist without them.
The Minister for Health has announced an independent review of after-hours primary health care services in Australia.
The Australian Government is funding 14 specialist prostate cancer nurses to provide support for patients, their families and carers, particularly in rural and regional areas.
Work on key facilities for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast will get underway in coming months.
The Australian Government allocated funding in the 2014-15 Budget to go to the commercial market calling for Expressions of Interest from the private sector to provide claims and payment services for Medicare (MBS) and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Australia’s best researchers have been urged to come together to help solve one of the world’s major health issues – dementia.
The Australian Government extends its congratulations to Professor Warwick Anderson on his appointment as Secretary-General of the Human Frontier Science Program.
Commonwealth funding for hospitals in Western Australia is rising from $1.481 billion to $2.188 billion over the next four years.
Minister for Sport Peter Dutton has congratulated the Australian athletes that competed in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Businessman and Olympian Mark Stockwell is the new Chair of the Australian Sports Foundation.