Health.gov.au New headspace centre for Whyalla 2017-04-27T14:35:50.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will establish a new <em>headspace</em> mental health service in Whyalla, South Australia to provide ongoing support to young people in the region. Delivering medical training for the Sunshine Coast 2017-04-27T13:19:09.000000000+10:00 The first stage of a national assessment of medical schools has been concluded and the Australian Government will collaboratively support 50 students to enable a complete university medical program to be delivered on the Sunshine Coast. Turnbull Government to deliver $6 million for prostate cancer nurses 2017-04-27T10:18:21.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is providing almost $6 million to continue support for prostate cancer specialist nurses in 15 locations across Australia, with a focus on regional areas. New campaign to encourage further childhood vaccination 2017-04-23T09:13:02.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is rolling out a new $5.5 million immunisation awareness campaign to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated. Nurses’ important contribution to Australia’s future health system 2017-04-21T13:29:10.000000000+10:00 Australian Government initiatives are helping to meet the challenge of ensuring the required nursing and midwifery workforce amid rising demands for health care. Rural doctors not affected by 457 visa changes 2017-04-20T14:31:22.000000000+10:00 Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie, has reassured doctors and rural communities on the impacts of the Australian Government’s changes to the temporary and permanent employer-sponsored skilled migration schemes. Budget to deliver telehealth boost for rural psychological services 2017-04-19T13:50:39.000000000+10:00 People living in rural and remote regions of Australia will get the same access to psychologists as those living in our major cities, under a new telehealth initiative set to roll out later this year. Strengthening Residential Aged Care Funding 2017-04-19T08:46:20.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is continuing to explore options to strengthen the way residential aged care funding is determined. Consultation invited on reviews of aged care strategies for people from diverse backgrounds 2017-04-17T10:43:05.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is reviewing the national strategies that support the aged care needs of people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) communities and people across both sectors are being encouraged to put their vi... Improving Our National Organ and Tissue Donation System 2017-04-16T09:08:28.000000000+10:00 The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, released the Federal Government’s response to an independent review of how the national reform program to increase Australia’s rate of organ and tissue donation was progressing.