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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
Australia’s medical device regulator, has today announced that it is proposing to take
strong and decisive action to suspend or cancel and recall certain textured breast implants
from the Australian market, following a review of apparent links to rare forms of cancer.
The Liberal National Government will expand the availability of a lifesaving procedure that treats an irregular heartbeat with more than 18,500 Australian patients expected to benefit.
Free access to glucose monitoring devices will save pregnant women, children and more adults living with type 1 diabetes up to $7,000 a year from 1 March 2019.
More than 600,000 Australians with diabetes will benefit from cheaper access to products that help them manage their diabetes following the Australian Government’s improvements to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS).
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Brisbane regarding $1.2 million in funding to tackle the threat of antimicrobial resistance in aged care facilities and $1.3 million funding for a revolutionary artificial heart technology.
The Australian Government is helping to fund a revolutionary artificial heart technology that has the potential to save the lives of millions of people worldwide who cannot access heart transplants.
The Australian Government has announced a wide-ranging package of reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable for Australians.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at Melbourne regarding launch of 3D printer at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and guidelines for sudden infant death syndrome.
The Australian Government will fund three medical breakthroughs to help people with severe disabilities walk again and support thousands of Australians facing crippling chronic back pain.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's press conference and doorstop regarding free continuous glucose monitoring devices to eligible children and people under the age of 21 years with type 1 diabetes in Melbourne on 1 April 2017.
From today, the Turnbull Government is providing free continuous glucose monitoring devices to eligible children and people under the age of 21 years with type 1 diabetes.