Latest Department of Health News

$5 million for research into bushfire impact on Australian communities
Hotels for pharmacists welcomed by NSW Guild
COVID-19 update – 7 April 2020
World health day: support nurses and midwives
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee coronavirus statements on
Royal Commission goes digital
COVID-19 Update Grant Opportunities
Modelling how COVID-19 could affect Australia
Victoria’s first rural COVID-19 respiratory clinic begins in Mildura
Nurse practitioners, doctors and Medicare payments analysed
COVID-19 update – 6 April 2020
Simple ways you can keep fit like Socceroos & Westfield Matildas
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) coronavirus (COVID-19) statement on 3 April 2020
Westpac cautions customers on current COVID-19 scams
RACGP welcomes move to allow GPs to send electronic prescriptions
COVID-19 update – 5 April 2020
ANMF welcomes health worker alternative accommodation initiative
Supporting Workers On Frontline Of Coronavirus Fight
COVID-19 update – 4 April 2020
$1.5 million to support clinical management of COVID-19
Update on Coronavirus Measures
COVID-19 update – 3 April 2020
Ruby Princess update
CORRECTION: RACGP welcomes govt acting on our calls to allow GPs to send electronic prescriptions
RACGP welcomes move to allow GPs to send electronic prescriptions
COVID-19 update – 2 April 2020
Immediate response plan to focus on people with disability during coronavirus
Leading diabetes groups and Pharmacy Guild working together to ensure availability of essential
Behrend researcher designs COVID-19 face shields
Prohibition on use of Point of Care Serology Tests, South Australia
Aged care workers must get flu vaccination
Cardinia Shire Council launches Coronavirus Online Help Hub
Oracle Therapeutic Learning System Records Effectiveness of COVID-19 Drugs
Good information ‘critical’ in virus crisis
Training more nurses for critical care
Clarification on Regional Travel Prohibition
COVID-19 update – 1 April 2020
Influenza vaccines released for 2020 season
Support for older residents and residents with a disability
New heat map highlights COVID-19 hotspots
SA Government extends emergency dispensing special authority for pharmacists
Breakthrough medicines now available for blood cancer, breast cancer, HIV and epilepsy, saving patients up to $194,000
Flu vaccination more important than ever during month of April
Melbourne: Wharfies stood down after refusing to unload ship in breach of 14-day quarantine
Council launches COVID-19 relief package for community and business
Pilbara and Kimberley warned of increased Murray Valley encephalitis risk
COVID-19 update – 31 March 2020
Closures to playspaces, fitness stations and other outdoor facilities