02 Sep 2015

Canberrans accessing outpatient services at Canberra Hospital will soon receive care in a new, purpose-built $16 million facility.

31 Aug 2015

The ACT Government will progress legislative changes to protect “Good Samaritans” who administer Naloxone in life-saving situations.

28 Aug 2015

The staff and volunteers who make the Canberra Region Cancer Centre operate were thanked today for their contribution at a celebration for the facility’s first birthday.

26 Aug 2015

ACT Health has launched a primary health network to improve care across the ACT’s health system for patients requiring care from multiple providers, or at risk of poor health outcomes.

10 Sep

The ACT Health Let’s Talk for Suicide Prevention campaign in partnership with OzHelp are providing a free community BBQ.

The BBQ will be held in Garema Place between 11am and 2pm.

13 Mar

Coeliac Awareness Week

Coeliac disease remains one of the most under-diagnosed conditions in Australia. Public recognition of coeliac disease and the potential reactions to gluten (often self-diagnosed!) have never been higher, yet awareness of the condition among medical professionals continues to be low.

28 August 2015

The numbers of influenza cases reported to ACT Health indicate increased influenza activity in the month of August, consistent with expected seasonal patterns and national trends.

04 May 2015

A free vaccination against Pertussis (whooping cough) is now available to all pregnant women during their third trimester.

10 April 2015

ACT Health ACT Acting Chief Health Officer Dr Andrew Pengilley this morning said the first Ebola test conducted on a female patient at Canberra Hospital has returned a negative result.

08 October 2014

Acting ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Andrew Pengilley has alerted Canberrans to be aware of measles symptoms after a case was notified to ACT Health on Friday 22 August 2014.