Health.gov.au Health workforce scholarship arrangements for 2017 2016-12-09T00:13:43.000000Z The Assistant Minister for Rural Health, Dr David Gillespie has provided an update on the interim health workforce scholarship arrangements for the 2017 study year. NSW Rural Doctors Network office opening 2016-12-08T02:26:35.000000Z NSW Rural Doctors Network today opened new offices in Newcastle that will become a hub for rural health practitioners and organisations to the benefit of thousands of rural and remote communities across New South Wales. AusPlay shows children need to get more active 2016-12-08T00:34:15.000000Z Fifty four per cent of children aged under 14 years are active at least once a week in organised sport or physical activity after school hours, the most comprehensive survey of Australians’ sporting activity and motivation has found. New Funding Arrangements for Residential Aged Care 2016-12-06T05:35:10.000000Z The Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, has outlined a revised package of aged-care funding measures to ensure the sector is funded and sustainable into the future. Australia’s biggest clinical trial part of $483m health research grants 2016-12-03T00:57:56.000000Z The largest clinical trial ever undertaken in Australia is among $483 million in grants for health and medical research funding announced by the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Sussan Ley. $2.8 Million for Cure4MND Research 2016-12-03T00:19:58.000000Z Funding to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease received a boost with the Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport, Sussan Ley, presenting Neale Daniher and the Cure4MND Foundation a cheque for $2.8 million. Kentish Health Centre 2016-12-02T05:02:49.000000Z Assistant Minister for Rural Health, Dr David Gillespie, moved today to set the record straight about health care services for the Kentish community in Tasmania. Multi-million dollar boost for Health training in Lismore 2016-12-02T02:57:01.000000Z Health and medical students will have greater opportunities to undertake training and clinical placements at the University Centre for Rural Health in Lismore, New South Wales. 50,000 preschools to receive free water safety education packs 2016-12-01T02:06:41.000000Z Summer can be a time of fun in the sun and in the water, but it is also a time to be extra careful about children’s water safety. Patients gain subsidised access to expensive new medicines 2016-11-30T23:31:12.000000Z Australians from 1 December will pay no more than $38.30 for a medicine to treat thyroid cancer that would cost a patient $117,000 without subsidised access through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).