An elective surgery blitz with a target to perform 1000 extra surgeries in six months will greatly reduce the number of long-wait patients in the ACT.
Brookfield Multiplex has been chosen as the Head Contractor for $139 million University of Canberra Public Hospital project.
Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons interested in becoming a member of the Mental Health Advisory Council.
The ACT Lymphoedema Services Plan 2015-2018 provides for more than $1.85 million in additional funding towards lymphoedema services in the next three years.
The latest report card on the provision and timeliness of radiotherapy services shows the ACT leading the nation in several areas.
The draft ACT Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Strategy 2016-20 is available for community consultation until Monday, 18 December 2015.
Congratulations to Dr Stephen Robson, Dr Drew Richardson and Dr Desmond Yip on their promotion to full Professor at the ANU Medical School, from 1 January 2016.
The discussion paper seeks community feedback on establishing smoke-free areas at public playgrounds, skate parks, bus waiting areas, building entrances, sporting events and public swimming pools.
A development application for the University of Canberra Public Hospital reference design has been approved and notified on the public register.
The trial found that paracetamol used to treat fever did not reduce the amount of time patients spent in the Intensive Care Unit, nor did it improve any other relevant outcomes.