Category: Minister for Health

Scott Morrison’s Plans To Short Change Bendigo Hospital

Scott Morrison and the Federal Liberals must rule out another round of savage cuts to Bendigo’s health system, which could see millions of dollars in agreed funding clawed back by Canberra. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy has written to her Federal counterpart to warn the Federal Liberals against shifting the goal posts and clawing back […]

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Scott Morrison’s Plans To Short Change Ballarat Hospital

Scott Morrison and the Federal Liberals must rule out another round of savage cuts to Ballarat’s health system, which could see millions of dollars in agreed funding clawed back by Canberra. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy has written to her Federal counterpart to warn the Federal Liberals against shifting the goal posts and clawing back […]

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Scott Morrison’s Plans To Short Change Barwon Health

Scott Morrison and the Federal Liberals must rule out another round of savage cuts to Barwon Health, which could see millions of dollars in agreed funding clawed back by Canberra. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy has written to her Federal counterpart to warn the Federal Liberals against shifting the goal posts and clawing back their […]

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HIV Rates Reach Historic Lows As STI Testing Week Begins

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to meet an ambitious target to eliminate new HIV transmissions by 2020, as new data shows rates are on the decline. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today marked STI Testing Week by releasing the latest HIV data and launching a new HIV awareness campaign encouraging all Victorians to […]

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Scott Morrison’s Plans To Short Change Victoria’s Hospitals

Scott Morrison and the Federal Liberals must rule out another round of savage cuts to Victoria’s health system, which could see more than $200 million slashed from our hospitals. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy has written to her Federal counterpart to warn the Federal Liberals against shifting the goal posts and clawing back their fair […]

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Getting SafeScript Done And Saving Lives

Australia’s first comprehensive real-time prescription monitoring system being rolled out by the Andrews Labor Government will come online next month. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined clinicians at a pharmacy in Yarraville to announce SafeScript would begin in the Western Victoria Primary Health Network catchment next month – before rolling out across the state […]

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A New Operating Theatre For Ararat Hospital

The Andrews Labor Government is building a new operating theatre at Ararat Hospital to give patients the world-class care they need, closer to home. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the $2.93 million project, made possible by the Labor Government’s Regional Health Infrastructure Fund. The project will mean Ararat Hospital will become home to […]

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Cutting-Edge Patient Record Keeping For Stawell Hospital

Patient record keeping at Stawell Regional Health will be brought into the 21st century thanks to cutting-edge new IT equipment. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced a $293,000 grant for the Electronic Medical Record Project, made possible by the Labor Government’s Regional Health Infrastructure Fund. The Andrews Labor Government’s investment will mean the health […]

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Labor Government Opens New Ambulance Station At Eltham

The Andrews Labor Government has officially opened Eltham’s new ambulance station. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Eltham Vicki Ward to unveil the $1.6 million cutting-edge station on Grand Boulevard and Apex Way. The new station replaces previous station that had housed local ambulance services for nearly 50 years – and […]

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Diamond Creek Ambulance Station Taking Shape

The Andrews Labor Government is powering ahead with building a new ambulance station at Diamond Creek. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green on a tour of construction of the $2.5 million cutting-edge station the Labor Government is building on Main Hurstbridge Road. The project is set to […]

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