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.
Families or carers of Canberra Hospital emergency patients can access free emergency accommodation thanks to a partnership between East Hotel at Kingston and the Canberra Hospital Foundation.
National Capital Private Hospital car park closure, commencing 4pm Friday, 21 August to 5pm Sunday, 23 August.
The first modules have been craned into place at Canberra Hospital as part of the $23 million Emergency Department expansion underway on the hospital campus.
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.
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.