Health.gov.au Scholarships to Improve Rural Health Services 2017-06-27T09:37:47.000000000+10:00 A new scholarship scheme will support health professionals working in rural and regional areas to increase their skills and capabilities. New food allergy resource website for young people 2017-06-26T10:46:44.000000000+10:00 Teens and young people living with severe food allergies are being encouraged to start a conversation with their peers via a new website that could potentially save their lives. New treatments for a healthier future from research innovation 2017-06-23T16:23:12.000000000+10:00 A $2.2 million injection from the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is set to accelerate the development of new patient treatments by Sydney Health Partners. Coalition creates history with Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner 2017-06-22T13:00:34.000000000+10:00 New legislation has paved the way for the appointment of a new champion for rural health and the doctors, nurses and allied health workers who care for those living in these communities. More help with medications through community pharmacies 2017-06-22T12:10:26.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is supporting the expansion of community pharmacy programs to help more patients around Australia better understand and manage their medications and avoid ill-health. Mersey Hospital ownership returned to Tasmania 2017-06-22T10:02:17.000000000+10:00 The Mersey National Partnership Agreement and Transfer Deed have been signed by both parties, and ownership of the Mersey will officially transfer to the Tasmanian Government on 1 July. Certainty for Eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Care Providers 2017-06-22T09:30:42.000000000+10:00 Federal Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, has continued $8 million in funding for eight providers delivering important health care services under the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (IAHP). Report welcomed as Government works to strengthen aged care sector 2017-06-21T15:18:37.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government has welcomed the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report into the future of Australia’s aged care workforce Call for submissions for the Review of the National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes 2017-06-20T15:28:16.000000000+10:00 Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt has today opened submissions to the Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes. Streamlined Support for Aboriginal Community Health Services 2017-06-20T12:35:36.000000000+10:00 Federal Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt says a new Network Funding Agreement will streamline the provision of $20 million a year in health service support through the National Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Organisation (NACCHO).