The multi-storey and National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) car parks at Canberra Hospital will be closed between 10 and 13 July 2015
Access to renal dialysis in the ACT is being increased by more than 50% and will include the first publicly provided nocturnal dialysis in Australia.
Canberra women are being encouraged to maintain their participation in cervical and breast screening to ensure early detection.
The ACT has exceeded the national growth rate of available hospital beds by 2.5 per cent in the past 4 years.
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.
World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4th February, under a single theme to highlight the ongoing fight against cancer.
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.