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Doorstop – Sydney

E&OE…                       Topics: New medicines to be listed on the PBS; David Roberts   GREG HUNT: I’m delighted to be here today at the Royal North Shore Private Hospital with Trent Zimmerman, Member for North Sydney, Professor Stephen Clarke, Dr Matthew Greenwood and Bill Petch who is from the Leukaemia Foundation.   We’re really thrilled…

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Doorstop – Darwin (NACCHO Conference)

E&OE…                       Topics: New funding model for Indigenous health; Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund; Illness outbreak.   GREG HUNT: It’s just a privilege to be here at the NACCHO Conference with Donnella, with Pat, with Senator Sam McMahon.   We’ve made an announcement today of a new funding model agreed by and with NACCHO and Indigenous…

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Doorstop – Darwin

E&OE…                       Topics: National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre; Drought; Mental Health of veterans; Rural workforce; Rural and Regional health; Vaping; NT Government; Climate Change.     UNIDENTIFIED SPEAKER: Look, it’s a great pleasure today to have Minister Hunt, our Federal Health Minister and indeed Minister Fyles, our NT Minister for Health as well.…

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Mix 104.9 interview with Katie Woolf

E&OE…                       Topics: National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre relocating to Darwin Airport, additional health funding for telehealth and NT hospitals, meeting with National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, mental health   KATIE WOOLF: Now here in the Northern Territory, we know that Darwin’s National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre do a wonderful…

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5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: Aged Care Royal Commission; Private Health Insurance   LEON BYNER: I caught up a few minutes ago with Minister Greg Hunt.   GREG HUNT: It is a very powerful and very moving report and that’s exactly why we called it.   We called it after we saw the reviews into the tragedy…

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Transcript – ABC Insiders interview with Fran Kelly

E&OE…                       Topics: Aged Care Royal Commission; Mental Health Productivity Commission; Private Health Insurance   FRAN KELLY: Greg Hunt, welcome to Insiders.   GREG HUNT: Good morning Fran.   FRAN KELLY: Minister, will the Government stop neglecting older Australians right now? And announce more funding for these home care packages right now?   GREG HUNT:…

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Doorstop – Perth

E&OE…                       Topics: National partnership for mental health; Eating disorders; Safe use of medicines; E-cigarettes; Hospital services; Peel Health Campus eating disorder centre; Royal Commission into Aged Care.   GREG HUNT: I want to welcome today’s progress through the COAG Health Ministers meeting.   In particular, there was a historic agreement to work for a…

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Sky News interview with Chris Kenny

E&OE…                       Topics: Royal Commission into Aged Care; Mental health Productivity Commission; Private Health Insurance; Drought.   CHRIS KENNY: The Health Minister Greg Hunt is with us live now, joining us from Perth.   Thanks for joining us Minister. Just on that (inaudible), first up on aged care, obviously it’s not your direct responsibility as…

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5AA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE…                       Topics: PBS medicines listings; Correcting inaccurate PBS news story; Drugs shortages   LEON BYNER: Minister, thanks for joining us. You would be aware that News Limited did some work and they are alleging that there are lots of drugs that have been approved for use but are not on the PBS.   They…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Cystic fibrosis medicines listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).   GREG HUNT: Delighted to be here at the Great Strides Fun Run. Today is about great strides for patients with cystic fibrosis.   To be here with Nettie Burke and Karin, who are representing the cystic fibrosis community, with David and…

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