Listed below are media items for The Hon Nicola Roxon MP, Former Minister for Health and Ageing
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30 March 2009
A training kit to help general practitioners prevent and manage unsafe or life-threatening situations in their surgeries was launched on 30 March.
24 March 2009
The Australian Government has established a new key advisory body on the national response to blood-borne viruses and sexually-transmissible infections, including HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and chlamydia.
20 March 2009
A new national toll-free 24-hour helpline for breastfeeding information was launched on 20 March.
16 March 2009
A new operating theatre at Calvary Hospital, opened on 16 March, has been built from a $6.6 million contribution by the Australian Government that will also see two operating theatres built at Canberra Hospital.
12 March 2009
The Australian Government hosted a roundtable in Canberra with women’s health experts to kickstart development of a new National Women’s Health policy.
11 March 2009
As a result of the revenue from the Government’s alcopops measure, the Australian Government is investing $872 million in preventative health.
10 March 2009
More health experts are supporting the Government’s action on alcopops.
04 March 2009
The Australian Government has signed a contract with the General Practitioners Association of Geelong to establish the $7 million Geelong GP Super Clinic.
02 March 2009
Private health insurance premiums will increase by an average of 6.02 per cent from 1 April 2009.
01 March 2009
As a result of new PBS listings, and new medication strengths, patients with hypertension will benefit from increased treatment options.