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Pharmaceutical submission guidelines to be reviewed

The Minister for Health Sussan Ley today announced a review of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s (PBAC) submission guidelines to ensure Australians continue to have affordable and…

Abbott Government to deliver a healthier Medicare

The Abbott Government will work hand-in-hand with health professionals and patients to deliver a healthier Medicare to ensure Australians continue receiving the high-quality and appropriate care they…

$26m booster to Immunise Australia

Busy parents stressed about keeping their child’s vaccinations up to date can breathe a little easier, with the Abbott Government unveiling its $26 million budget booster to…

National approach to mental health

Today I welcome the agreement of the states and territories to working together with the Commonwealth to revive a national approach to mental health reform. The response…

Abbott Government plans national approach on Mental Health

The Abbott Government is working towards the revival of a national approach to improving mental health outcomes and access to support services long-term. The National Mental Health…

Nation’s largest diabetes conversation

Federal Minister for Health Sussan Ley is calling on Australians to have their say as part of the nation’s largest conversation about the best ways to prevent,…

headspace Albury Wodonga officially launched

A new headspace centre providing mental health and wellbeing services for young people in Albury Wodonga was officially opened today by Member for Farrer and Minister for…

New Primary Health Networks to deliver better local care

Australian patients are set to receive better access to frontline health services in their local area as part of the Abbott Government’s plans to improve the health…

RIP Richie Benaud OBE

It’s a sad day for generations of cricket fans the world over and for all Australians with the passing of former Australian test cricket captain Richie Benaud…

New regions for GP specialist training

The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, today announced new training regions and governance arrangements for the future delivery of GP specialist training. Ms Ley said the new…

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