- 11 April 2022News
Annual vaccination is the most important measure to prevent influenza and its complications. The influenza vaccine is recommended for all individuals aged 6 months and over.
- 28 March 2022Subscriber announcement
Residential aged care providers can apply now for the Specialist Dementia Care Program (SDCP)
- 15 March 2022News
Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, discusses making healthy choices, and the small steps we can take every day to enjoy a healthy life.
- 10 March 2022News
10 March is World Kidney Day, and all this week is Healthy Kidney Week. Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Michael Kidd answers 3 important questions on how you can keep these vital organs healthy and happy.
- 15 December 2021News
Today, we released the refreshed National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2021-2031 in partnership between the Australian Government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health leaders.
- 14 December 2021News
The Australian Government has launched the National Preventive Health Strategy 2021–2030, which will provide more balance to the health system by having a stronger focus on preventive health.
- 9 November 2021News
The Australian Government has announced that self-collection will be an option for all participants under the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) from 1 July 2022.
- 21 October 2021News
October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is the most diagnosed form of cancer in Australian women, with 1 in 7 women diagnosed at some stage in their life. Over the last 30 years, BreastScreen Australia has provided more than 20 million mammograms and detected over 20,000 cancers.
- 4 August 2021News
World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2021) reminds us that we all have a role in supporting breastfeeding. Partners, carers, families, communities, workplaces, and governments can all help infants have a healthy start in life.
- 9 July 2021Newsletter
In this edition: NSW Extension of hotspot for Greater Sydney, WA Health information on visitor restrictions for RACF and details of a webinar on the loss and grief experienced by aged care staff.
- 7 July 2021Newsletter
In this edition: Advice on interval between first and second Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination and the latest updates from NSW, SA and Qld Health.
- 6 July 2021Newsletter
In this edition: New resident entrance protocol, single site arrangements for NSW and Melbourne, updates for NT, WA and ACT providers.
- 2 July 2021Newsletter
In this edition: In the event of an outbreak, Who to notify if you have a confirmed case, NT CHO Updated directions for Alice Springs and more.
- 29 June 2021Newsletter
In this edition: Infection Control and Prevention (IPC), WA Health – lockdown and visitor restrictions, NTCHO – amended directions, QLD health – updates, SA health – Visitor restrictions and IPC for RACFs and Support services
- 10 June 2021News
Bowel cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. It claims the lives of over 5,000 Australians a year. Regular screening is important to detect it early, so take the free bowel cancer test – it could save your life.
- 10 March 2021News
Public consultation on the draft Strategy is open until 19 April 2021. The Strategy aims to improve the health of all Australians at all stages of life.
- 25 January 2021News
Changes to the NCSP's Guidelines for the clinical management of women at intermediate risk will come into effect from 1 February 2021. This follows the Cancer Council Australia Clinical Guidelines working party review of national data from the renewed program.
- 28 July 2020News
Research funding of $27 million from the the Medical Research Future Fund will support 22 projects promoting better health for vulnerable Australians.
- 28 May 2020News
We’re asking for feedback on the draft National Injury Prevention Strategy 2020–2030. This strategy will help us reduce the rate of injury in Australia.
- 9 April 2020 2:30pm to 3:00pm AESTWebinar
This webinar on 9 April 2020 is part of a series to update primary care and allied health practitioners on the COVID-19 response. A panel of experts will answer participants’ questions.
27 May 2021