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13 Oct 2015
While we know the Healthy Weight Initiative has achieved great inroads so far, we still know that almost two thirds of ACT adults are overweight and one in four is obese.
08 Oct 2015

The property will provide a residential rehabilitation service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - a therapeutic community where people can voluntarily choose to enter for personal growth and rehabilitation.

08 Oct 2015
ACT Health has established a leadership group of clinical staff within Canberra Hospital and Health Services to lead the necessary cultural transformation.
02 Oct 2015
Up to 500 more admissions per year will be available with the opening of six new beds to assist new mothers and their children at the QEII Family Centre in Curtin.
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

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.

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.

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.