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.
Canberra women are being encouraged to maintain their participation in cervical and breast screening to ensure early detection.
The ACT has exceeded the national growth rate of available hospital beds by 2.5 per cent in the past 4 years.
ACT Health will conduct an independent review into specialist training programs for doctors at Canberra Hospital.
The ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group has been thanked for a $20,000 donation that will benefit patients in the oncology unit at Canberra Hospital.
Construction has officially begun on the Canberra region’s first purpose-designed accommodation facility for people undergoing treatment for blood cancers.
Increased access to primary healthcare made possible by ACT Government grants was highlighted at the official opening of an extension of the Wattle Street Medical Practice in O’Connor.
Minister for Health Simon Corbell today thanked Dr Peggy Brown, outgoing Director-General of ACT Health for her decade of service to the people of the Canberra community.
The ACT’s health sector is well prepared for winter, but all ACT residents should assist in minimising the impact of infectious disease over the winter months by being well prepared.
A new online tool for medical professionals has been designed to refer patients more effectively to the right care, in the right place, at the right time.