Transcript – Sydney doorstop

E&OE… Topics: Launch of the national influenza vaccine program for 2017; budget; Medicare GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to be here today at the Northbridge Medical Practice with Dr Brian Morton, with the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy and of course the Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman. Today we are launching flu shots and…

$730 million to secure Mersey Hospital

The Turnbull Government will provide $730 million to secure the Mersey Community Hospital’s future, give certainty to 470 staff and deliver vital health services for the people of North-West Tasmania. The Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments have reached an agreement to ensure the Mersey Community Hospital, which has 100 beds, remains a key health service for…

Frankston Hospital doorstop

E&OE… Topics: Announcement of the first 40 Local Drug Action Teams to tackle the challenges caused by ice and other drugs GREG HUNT: Thank you to everybody associated with the Frankston Mornington Peninsula Local Drug Action Team. Ice is an issue that affects at least 200,000 Australians directly a year and hundreds of thousands more…