Latest News

01 Oct 2015

The Breast Cancer Treatment Quality Assurance Project 15 Year Report found that the survival of women with breast cancer in our region is likely to be better than outcomes reported nationally.

30 Sep 2015

Canberrans can have their say on ways to reduce the marketing of unhealthy food and drink, particularly to children, and increase the promotion of healthy alternatives.

30 Sep 2015

The new Calvary Hospital multi storey car park has reached an important milestone in its construction, with the final section of the roof structure now in place.

24 Sep 2015

The new Mental Health Act empowers people with mental illnesses and mental disorders to make critical decisions about their treatment, care and support to help them optimise their self-management and recovery

17 Sep 2015

This financial year the ACT is investing 9% of its record $1.5 billion health budget on mental health. According to Australians for Mental Health just 7% of health spending nationally is on mental health.

14 Sep 2015

Initial results from a study by ANU researchers into the health risks associated with living in a home insulated with “Mr Fluffy” loose-fill asbestos has found cases are still extremely rare.

11 Sep 2015

Have you seen the latest Issue of the ACT Population Health Bulletin? It’s all about the importance of good nutrition for population health. 

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.