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09 Mar 2016

ACT Chief Health Officer is alerting the Canberra community to a discrepancy that has been found between the batch number and expiry date on EpiPen® Adrenaline Auto-Injector cartons.

01 Mar 2016

The new Mental Health Act 2015 has come into in effect, giving those in the ACT living with mental illness greater opportunities to contribute to decisions on their treatment, care and support.

23 Feb 2016

The first 150 of more than 1000 ACT Government staff to be relocated to Woden will be working in the town centre from next month, Minister for Health Simon Corbell announced today.

05 Feb 2016

ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly today advised the community to be aware of an outbreak of salmonella gastroenteritis in Victoria

04 Feb 2016

The importance of cancer screening, early detection and adopting a healthier lifestyle has been highlighted on World Cancer Day.

03 Feb 2016

ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly today alerted the community that Death Cap mushrooms have been found in several locations in the ACT due to the recent wet weather.

02 Feb 2016

Productivity Commission Report shows the ACT is performing well above national standards in delivering mental health services.

02 Feb 2016

Productivity Commission Report shows waiting times for elective services have continued to improve in the ACT over the past year.

21 Jan 2016

The first phase of the $23 million Emergency Department expansion at Canberra Hospital is set to begin operation in the coming weeks.

29 Dec 2015

The prospect of a long, hot summer and potentially high UV exposure during outdoor events has prompted the ACT Chief Health Officer to encourage people to take appropriate precautions.