Topic: Health

Construction Kicks Off For New Ballarat Hospice

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Cutting-Edge Academy To Revolutionise Cancer Surgery

The Andrews Labor Government is building an Australian-first academy to train surgeons from here and abroad to use revolutionary medical robots for minimally invasive surgery. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced $2 million to help the Australian Prostate Centre build the new international centre for excellence in medical robotics in Parkville – the heart […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

Protecting More Victorians From Measles

Victorians will be better protected from the deadly threat of measles thanks to a suite of vaccination reforms being introduced by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccination would soon be accessible just by visiting the local pharmacy – without the need to first visit a doctor. It’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health, Ministers

Flinders Street Station Lights Up For Women’s Health

Flinders Street Station will be lit up in pink tonight ahead of the Breast Cancer Network’s Field of Women event at Sunday’s Melbourne vs Sydney AFL game. As well as raising awareness by bringing breast cancer statistics to life, The Field of Women event raises funds for breast cancer research and reminds those affected by […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Labor Government Gets It Done At Bendigo Hospital

The completely rebuilt Bendigo Hospital has today been formally opened, marking the official arrival of the world class facility that will treat and care for Central Victorians for many more years to come. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Health Jill Hennessy, Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan, and Member for Bendigo West Maree […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Putting Ballan Patients First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Ballan patients and their families first by providing urgent assistance to ensure Ballan District Health & Care can continue to provide the services the community needs. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced an urgent $500,000 assistance package to help the service, which is a privately-run not-for-profit organisation. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health, Western Victoria Region

Warrnambool Leading The Way In Record Low Ambulance And Surgery Wait Times

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in the City of Warrnambool, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Warrnambool patients when they need it most. For […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services, Minister for Health

Shepparton Leading The Way In Record Low Ambulance And Surgery Wait Times

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in the City of Greater Shepparton, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Shepparton patients when they need it most. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services, Minister for Health

Latrobe Leading The Way In Record Low Ambulance And Surgery Wait Times

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in the City of Latrobe, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Gippsland patients when they need it most. For […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services, Minister for Health

Geelong Leading The Way In Record Low Ambulance And Surgery Wait Times

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in the City of Greater Geelong, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Geelong patients when they need it most. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services, Minister for Health