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Making The North Richmond Community Safer

More lives will be saved and more people will get treatment, counselling and pathways out of addiction with the expansion of the Medically Supervised Injecting Room.

Dr Sandro Demaio Appointed VicHealth CEO

Doctor and public health advocate Dr Sandro Demaio will become the new Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).

First Baby Bundles Delivered Early

The Andrews Labor Government’s free baby bundles for first-time parents are packed and ready to be delivered across Victoria in the coming weeks.

Boost For Palliative Care Providers

The Andrews Labor Government is giving hardworking palliative care services a boost so that local patients can be cared for as they near the end of their lives.

Bringing Together World-Class Cancer Research

Victoria will be among the world’s leading destinations for fighting cancer thanks to a new research facility opening at the cutting-edge Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.

More Patients Helped With Preventing Family Violence

Patients in Victorian public hospitals will get the support they need if they’re experiencing family violence, with new funding to train health workers in spotting the signs and offering help.

World-Class Care For Bendigo Patients

Patients with cancer, arthritis, heart conditions or stroke will be able to access their specialist appointments closer to home, no matter where they live, thanks to a landmark boost to regional health.

Recognising Local Volunteer Healthcare Heroes

Victoria’s tireless health volunteers have been honoured at the 2019 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards for their important work enriching the lives of patients.

Review Into Chiropractic Child Spinal Manipulation

An independent review into chiropractors manipulating the spines of children ordered by the Andrews Labor Government is calling on parents, chiropractors and health practitioners to have their say.