Topic: "Minister for Health"
The leadership and excellence of Melbourne's medical research institutions has helped to secure major investment for world leading discovery into life-saving breakthroughs for rare diseases and cancers. The Australian Genomics Health Alliance, led by researchers from The Murdoch Children's Research Institute, has been awarded $25 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to promote the integration of genomic medicine in healthcare across Australia, and has leveraged this grant to more than $125 million through Victorian and interstate partnerships.
Victoria’s public hospitals will treat thousands more patients this year, thanks to the $1.38 billion in extra funding provided by the Andrews Labor Government in the 2015-16 State Budget.
Construction of the new $250 million Monash Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone, with the building reaching its full height.
Robin Scott MP has welcomed the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy’s launch of the Victorian Heart Maps. These maps reveal the rates of heart attack and cardiac arrest in Victoria, including Preston. The data taken from the last six years..
The Andrews Labor Government will this week introduce landmark legislation to guarantee minimum numbers of nurses and midwives to care for Victorian patients. The Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Bill 2015 will ensure quality care and better outcomes for patients.