The Victorian Government is getting on with the massive $562 million expansion of the Frankston Hospital – to provide world-class healthcare for local families and create hundreds of jobs in Melbourne’s south-east.
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The Victorian Government is working to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem under the state’s bold new cancer plan. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos tabled the Victorian Cancer Plan 2020-2024 in parliament today – the latest four-year state-wide plan to drive down the harm caused by all cancers.
The Victorian Government will implement vital new measures to keep driving down cases and keep them low, as well as extend existing changes to support Victorians and continue delivering the services they rely on.
Victorians are being urged to stop putting off hospital visits and important health checks during the coronavirus pandemic.
Victoria’s wastewater can hold clues to the presence of coronavirus in communities where there are no known cases, and our sewage surveillance program is just one of the defences we’ll be relying on, as we take our next steps towards COVID Normal.
New Suburban Response Units will be set up to give rapid local insights and leverage community connections to help keep localised outbreaks contained, as Victoria takes the first steps to COVID Normal.
Just over one year since its implementation, our voluntary assisted dying laws are giving Victorians suffering with a terminal illness greater choice over the timing and manner of their death.