aTopic: "Minister for Health"

Topic: "Minister for Health"

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Safety Boost To Prevent Violence At Hospitals

Health services across Victoria will benefit from additional safety measures to reduce and prevent violence, with the first round of the Andrews Labor Government’s $20 million Health Service Violence Prevention Fund announced today.

New Deal To Fight Diseases And Cancers

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.

Minister Hennessy will launch the Victorian Heart Maps

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..

Nurse & Midwife To Patient Ratios To Be Enshrined In Law

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.