The report, Healthy for Life: results for July 2007- June 2011, shows rises in average birthweight, drops in maternal drinking and smoking, and increases in the proportion of clients with health assessments and care plans.
AMA (NSW) congratulates Health Minister, Jillian Skinner, on holding the National Medical Intern Summit.
Both the NSW and Commonwealth Health Ministers should be commended for showing commitment to dealing with this problem
Cancer patients in Queensland’s vast northern region used to travel up to 1,000 kms and be away for days to see their oncologist in Townsville. Today,
they visit their local GP hospital or clinic and their oncologist is ‘beamed’ out to them.
Thirty-six country hospitals will receive upgrades to critical infrastructure in coming months as part of a $20.3million early works program to improve hospitals in regional areas, Health Minister Kim Hames said today.
In the wake of the latest Federal Government hospital funding cutbacks passed on by the State, Victorian rural hospitals have already started to decrease services placing patients lives at risk.
Wayne Swan demands that the Victorian Government immediately cease their intentionally deceptive campaign about Commonwealth health funding in the state.
The Gillard Government’s $1.6 billion cut to public hospital funding will see about 200 nursing and other frontline jobs lost in Victoria alone and much needed beds closed across the State