Transcript – Doorstop – Frankston Hospital – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Morrison Government secures additional 54 million face masks; Coronavirus response, Minister Mikakos’ criticism of Dr Chris Higgins; ADF positives; Staffers or politicians on the same flight as ADF personnel; Telehealth subsidy; Newstart; GP guidelines.   GREG HUNT: I’d like to thank everybody for joining us today at Frankston Hospital.   We’re at…

$4.9 million for collaborative health and medical research for all Australians

The Morrison Government is providing more than $4.8 million for research initiatives that will lead to improved health outcomes and preventative measures for conditions such as suicide prevention, gestational weight gain and low back pain.   The latest round of funding through the Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Partnership Projects scheme will…

Australia’s third centre for innovation in regional health recognises Northern Queensland’s leadership in research based health care

Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre in North Queensland has become the third Centre for Innovation in Regional Health accredited by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).   The Centre has demonstrated research excellence and leadership in research based clinical care and training, in addressing the region’s healthcare needs.   The Minister for Health,…

Transcript – ABC News Breakfast with Madeleine Morris

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus Update; Legislative changes;   MADELEINE MORRIS: Let’s speak now to the federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, he joins us from Canberra. Good morning to you, Minister.   GREG HUNT: Good morning, Mads.   MADELEINE MORRIS: Lots to get through this morning, so let’s start with the first human-to-human transmission of that…