The Department of Health welcomes new guidance to help health and residential care providers best manage workers exposed to COVID-19 infection.
A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) on National Principles for Infection Prevention and Control in Quarantine.
Proposed changes to the Districts of Workforce Shortage (DWS) will help people in small rural communities get easier access to specialist health care.
Read the statement of Chief Midwifery and Nursing Officer, Professor Alison McMillan's statement about nurses' key role in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Accredited general practices are invited to express their interest in participating in Phase 1b of the COVID-19 Vaccination Program.
Legislation to cut red tape and simplify recognition of General Practitioners (GPs) as specialists, which streamlines access to higher Medicare rebates for patients is now in force.
To ensure distribution of medical workforce to locations where they are needed most, the DPA (for GPs) and DWS (for specialists) systems facilitate placing restricted medical practitioners into communities of greatest need across Australia.
The Australian Government will invest almost $32 million through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) in world-leading health and medical research projects.
Read the transcript of Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Alison McMillan’s interview on 12 May 2020 with Michael Rowland about International Nurses' Day and COVID-19.
Transcript of the press conference from the Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Allison McMillan, addressing the need for health care workers to protect themselves and the community from COVID-19.
Changes to legislation are set to cut red tape and simplify recognition of General Practitioners (GPs) as specialists, streamlining access to higher Medicare rebates for patients
On behalf of the Distribution Advisory Group (DAG), we are presenting a webinar on proposed changes to the way DWS locations are calculated.