Health.gov.au Funding Helps Riverland Aged Care Service Extend Vital Link 2018-07-19T10:35:05.000000000+10:00 The new Ethnic Link Services centre in Renmark will share in almost $1.5 million in funding from the Australian Government to support Riverland seniors to remain living independently in their own homes for as long as they want. More support for older Strathalbyn residents 2018-07-19T00:00:00.000000000+00:00 Older residents in Strathalbyn will have access to an additional 12 aged care beds, improved services, accommodation and more support when they need it most as part of the Australian Government’s plan for a stronger economy. $50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients 2018-07-18T11:08:03.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will provide $50 million to support some of Australia’s sickest patients, battling the most aggressive and deadliest cancers, to access potentially life-saving medical treatment. Tackling our unhealthy consumption of salt, sugars and saturated fat 2018-07-18T09:49:17.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is taking decisive action to reduce the unhealthy levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat in the diets of many Australians. $6 million for medical research projects in South Australia 2018-07-17T11:19:57.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will invest $6.1 million to fund new South Australian medical research projects aimed at delivering faster medical breakthroughs for South Australian patients. Delivering better healthcare through My Health Record 2018-07-16T08:15:47.000000000+10:00 Almost six million Australians already have a My Health Record with patients benefiting from the secure summary of their key health information, which can help their health professionals deliver better care and may save their life in an emergency. $250 million investment in life changing cancer medicines 2018-07-15T09:26:26.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will invest $250 million to make four life-changing cancer medicines available to thousands of Australian patients from August 1. $1.5 million for Butterfly Foundation and endEd specialist eating disorder facility 2018-07-13T14:26:20.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will provide $1.5 million for Australia’s first residential eating disorder treatment facility on the Sunshine Coast, helping hundreds of patients each year. $22 million for early-stage health and medical research 2018-07-13T10:41:32.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will invest more than $22 million to help Australian businesses move from early-stage health and medical research discoveries to commercial success, giving patients access to better treatments and medicines. Extra support for young Australians with kidney disease 2018-07-13T10:38:23.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will support young people with advanced kidney disease, who have received a kidney transplant, to transition into adult healthcare under a new program.