ACT Health has launched a campaign to encourage health professionals to start a conversation with pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy about alcohol consumption.
ACT Health has been awarded unconditional three year accreditation by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.
Former hospital patient, Ruth Henderson, who is preparing to walk 80km to raise funds for the Canberra Hospital, was congratulated today for her bravery and determination.
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.
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.
Wimmunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service will receive an additional $1.3 million in funding for a capital works project to extend their Narrabundah premises.
The multi-storey and National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) car parks at Canberra Hospital will be closed between 10 and 13 July.
Canberra women are being encouraged to maintain their participation in cervical and breast screening to ensure early detection.
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.
The ACT has exceeded the national growth rate of available hospital beds by 2.5 per cent in the past 4 years.