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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. 

28 Dec 2015

ACT Chief Health Officer Paul Kelly Minister has reminded Canberrans to drink enough water as we head into a long, hot summer.

26 Dec 2015

Food safety should be on every good cook’s menu this festive season, as meals are prepared for sharing with family and friends around the ACT and region.

25 Dec 2015

The festive season is often celebrated with an abundance of food and drink, but if taken to excess, this could have an adverse effect on our health. 

17 Dec 2015

Calvary Hospital’s new $16.87m five-storey car park was today opened for operation two months ahead of schedule and in time for the holiday season by Minister for Health Simon Corbell.