22 Jul 2015

ACT Health conducted a public consultation between 12 November and 24 December 2014 regarding the sale and use of personal vapourisers, also known as electronic cigarettes.

09 Jul 2015

Over 20 people have been admitted to hospital with influenza since April 1, as the ACT enters its most intensive period for the potential spread of the virus.

09 Jul 2015

Wimmunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service will receive an additional $1.3 million in funding for a capital works project to extend their Narrabundah premises.

07 Jul 2015

The multi-storey and National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) car parks at Canberra Hospital will be closed between 10 and 13 July.

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.

04 Feb

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.

08 October 2014

Prior fortnightly ACT Influenza Reports can be found in the previous alerts section. For general information visit the Influenza in the ACT page in this alerts section.