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27 Oct 2017

Acting ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Dugdale, is alerting the Canberra community to be aware of measles symptoms following confirmation of a case of measles by ACT Health.

26 Oct 2017

ACT Health has recently undertaken Phase Two of an ongoing cladding assessment to look at whether our buildings have external panels made from Polyethylene Aluminium Composite materials.

05 Oct 2017

To make catching public transport more pleasant and to reduce the impact of second-hand smoke, all public transport waiting areas in the ACT are now smoke and vaping free.

22 Sep 2017

ACT Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Meegan Fitzharris announced a pill testing service will be available during the Spilt Milk festival on 25 November 2017.

18 Sep 2017

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are now invited for a 10-member Advisory Group to help plan for a healthy Canberra through Territory-wide Health Services Planning.

30 Aug 2017

The Canberra Region Medical Education Council (CRMEC) is seeking expressions of interest for membership. The CRMEC is a Ministerial Management Council established by the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.

18 Aug 2017

ACT Health is today urging Canberrans to save our ACT Emergency Departments (ED) for genuine medical emergencies following a succession of extremely high numbers of patients presenting to the EDs.

16 Aug 2017

ACT Health has recently undertaken an assessment of our buildings to check to see if any have external panels installed which are made from Polyethylene Aluminium Composite (ACP) materials.

26 Jun 2017

A recent community consultation that sought feedback on a proposal to make public transport waiting areas smoke-free in the ACT, has received overwhelming support from Canberrans.

21 Jun 2017

Data Linkage Study on the Risk of Mesothelioma and Other Cancers in Residents of Affected Residential Properties in the ACT released.