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The Independent Review into the Workplace Culture within ACT Public Health Services (the Review) is now seeking submissions on the workplace culture of public health care services in the ACT including the Canberra Hospital, Calvary Public Hospital, Health Directorate and Canberra Health Services. Submissions are open from Monday 15 October to 30 November 2018.
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ACT Health is warning Canberrans to be aware of potentially dangerous weight-loss products being marketed to the fitness and bodybuilding communities. These products, known as ‘shredders’, may contain the highly toxic chemical 2.4-dinitrophenol, also known as DNP. This warning mirrors advice provided by NSW Health about the dangers of these products.
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ACT Health has been awarded National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards reaccreditation by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) for the next three years, the maximum allowable period.

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Culture Review Submissions

The Independent Review into the Workplace Culture within ACT Public Health Services (the Review) is now seeking submissions on the workplace culture of public health care services in the ACT including the Canberra Hospital, Calvary Public Hospital, Health Directorate and Canberra Health Services. Submissions are open from Monday 15 October to 30 November 2018.

Warning to Canberrans about potentially dangerous weight-loss products

ACT Health is warning Canberrans to be aware of potentially dangerous weight-loss products being marketed to the fitness and bodybuilding communities. These products, known as ‘shredders’, may contain the highly toxic chemical 2.4-dinitrophenol, also known as DNP. This warning mirrors advice provided by NSW Health about the dangers of these products.