The Andrews Labor Government has delivered on its pledge to give nurses and midwives the laws they need to deliver the highest quality of care for Victorians. New legislation passed Parliament today to enshrine improved minimum nurse and midwife to patient ratios in law –..
The Andrews Labor Government is saving lives and supporting people at their most vulnerable across Victoria, with the expansion of the successful Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) initiative.
The Andrews Labor Government today introduced a Bill into Parliament to legalise voluntary assisted dying in Victoria, with a vote expected before the end of the year.
A cutting-edge cyber security device that protects medical equipment in hospitals from being hacked will be trialled in Victoria in a world-first global pilot.
Convenience cooking sauces may be quick and easy but come at a high cost to health, according to new research released today by The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced high-risk prescription medicines to be monitored under a new real-time prescription monitoring system currently being developed.
The Andrews Labor Government will spend a record $18.12 billion over the next year so more Victorian patients can get the highest quality care and treatment they need – and sooner.
The Andrews Labor Government has repaired the damage inflicted on our ambulance service by the former Liberal Government, with state-wide ambulance response times restored to what they were before the Liberals went to war with our paramedics.
Twenty-nine critically ill children have become the first in Victoria to legally access medicinal cannabis, with the Andrews Labor Government this week importing product from Canada ahead of local product becoming available in the middle of the year.
Victoria’s first five 24-hour community Supercare Pharmacies have helped thousands of people get the care and advice they need from pharmacists late at night in just the first seven months – and with seven more on track to open mid this year, this number will only continue to grow.
Western Health will receive an extra $2 million in funding as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s record $500 million plan to improve ambulance response times.
The Inspector-General of Emergency Management will lead a state-wide review of the emergency response to the thunderstorm asthma event that occurred on Monday 21 November.
Six hundred jobs will be created in Melbourne’s rapidly growing West with construction on the Andrews Labor Government’s new $200 million Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital now underway.