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18 Jun 2015

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.

01 Jun 2015

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.

26 May 2015

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.

25 May 2015

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.

25 May 2015

An extra $40.6 million over four years will increase capacity at both Canberra and Calvary hospitals, including opening 18 new beds in the next financial year.

19 May 2015

National Reconciliation Week this year will be celebrated from Wednesday 27 May to Wednesday 3 June 2015. The national theme for the week of celebration is, ‘its time to change it up!’

19 May 2015

An $800,000 funding boost that will see drug treatment and support services funding reach record levels in the ACT.

Death Cap mushrooms found in Canberra             

18 May 2015

The Acting ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Andrew Pengilley today reminded the community that there are Death Cap mushrooms growing in and around the ACT.

18 May 2015

The $43.5 million facility will provide 25 overnight in-patient beds, which will be opened in a staged process once the unit becomes operational. This number allows for growth in the need for secure care in the ACT.

15 May 2015

ACT Health Director General Dr Peggy Brown today clarified that there has been no reduction in either bed or place numbers at the University of Canberra Public Hospital (UCPH).