$6.5 million for chronic disease care in South East Melbourne

Clinics in South East Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula will benefit from $6.5 million in funding to assist patients with chronic conditions.   The funding, provided by the Morrison Government through the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN), will see 28 general practices receive funding between $125,000 and $250,000 to deliver care coordination for…

Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: New Frontiers for Vision; euthanasia; stillbirths   GREG HUNT: Look, thanks very much to Professor Margaret Gardner, Professor Elizabeth Croft and Professor Christina Mitchell and to our amazing researchers Professor Arthur Lowery and Professor Geoffrey Rose.   In a sense, Monash University is the very model of the university in the 21st…

New Frontiers for Vision

The Morrison Government will invest $924,100 for research to develop cutting edge technology to help people regain eyesight, movement, and other nerve functions.   The Cortical Frontiers: Commercialising Brain Machine Interfaces project is headed by Professor Arthur Lowery, Professor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering at Monash University, and is one of 10 highly promising…

5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: Aged Care; National Immunisation Program; PBS & Medicare;   LEON BYNER: But in the meantime I want to talk about, first of all, the failure of three South Australian Government run aged care facilities.   The reason I think that people are very upset about this is because this is 2 years…

ABC Radio interview with Jon Faine

E&OE…                       Topics: The re-elected Morrison Government   JON FAINE: Scott Morrison unveiled his new ministry over the weekend. There’s winners and losers, and one of the big winners is the Victorian- senior Victorian Liberal, Health Minister Greg Hunt, who gets new responsibilities as sort of general government trouble-shooter, it would seem as the best…

Statement

I am honoured and delighted to be reappointed as Minister for Health. Every day I see the amazing work of our doctors, nurses and medical researchers in helping to protect patients and save lives. Our task as a Government will be to support our patients and medical community in the ongoing implementation of the Long…

Funding Vital Medical Research

The Liberal National Government will funding 10 highly promising research projects that aim to tackle medical conditions such as epilepsy, dementia, antibiotic resistance, cerebral palsy and stroke. The projects, funded under Stage One of the bold Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontiers initiative, will receive funding of up to $1 million each over one year…

$81.5 million for new cancer, mental health, and heart failure services in Western Australia

The Morrison Government will provide $81.5 million to support Western Australians with cancer, mental health issues and chronic heart failure These new initiatives will improve the lives of Western Australians in need, providing much needed support and hope. Our strong economic management means we can provide record investment in these initiatives, Medicare, public hospitals and…