Transcript – Doorstop – Canberra

E&OE… Topics: Mental health; internal borders; international travel GREG HUNT: Good morning. I’m joined by Christine Morgan, the head of the National Mental Health Commission today. And in a world where the virus continues to accelerate, we’re facing a tenth day of over 400,000 cases a day, in Australia there’s hope and there’s help with…

Supporting CanTeen on National Bandana Day

On 30 October 2020, the Australian Government is urging everyone to wear a bandanna to support young people living with, and recovering from cancer.   Now in its 26th year, CanTeen’s National Bandanna Day raises awareness and supports young people and their families through exceptionally challenging times.   Since it began, CanTeen’s flagship fundraising and…

Nurses and midwives lead healthcare digital transformation

Following the recent release of the national digital health skills and training plan, Australia’s largest healthcare workforce of more than 400,000 nurses and midwives can now assess their digital health knowledge and skills against a new professional development framework.   Developed by nurses and midwives, the National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework outlines the…

Transcript – Doorstop – Canberra

E&OE… Topics: Funding for new treatments for cancer and multiple sclerosis; Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions; Progress on a vaccine for COVID-19. GREG HUNT: Good morning everybody, and well done for making it after a glorious Richmond premiership last night, which gives hope to all Australians. I’m actually delighted to be joined by Dr. Anthony Di Dio,…

New medicines for Australians with multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, carcinoma and reproductive cancers

From 1 November, the Morrison Government will invest more than $86 million over the next four years to provide greater access to life saving medicines for Australians living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and various forms of cancer. MS is the most commonly acquired neurological disease in younger adults with over 25,600 Australians living with multiple…