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Removing Police Checks To Make IVF Fairer And Easier

Victorians undergoing assisted reproductive technology will no longer be required to undergo police and child protection order checks before accessing treatment under new reforms from the Andrews Labor Government.

Making Vaccination Mandatory For Healthcare Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against flu and making vaccinations compulsory for frontline doctors and nurses in our hospitals and paramedics caring for Victoria’s most vulnerable patients.

Geelong’s New Health Hub Opens Its Doors

Geelong’s growing northern suburbs now have access to more high-quality health services with the opening of the new state-of-the-art Barwon Health North facility.

Smile Squad To Visit Thousands More Students In 2020

Tens of thousands more Victorian school students will enjoy brighter smiles this year as the next phase of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Smile Squad free dental program gets underway.

More Cancer Research To Improve Screening Rates

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s best and brightest researchers discover new breakthroughs in cancer prevention, treatment and care with a focus on improving screening rates.

Boost For New Regional Doctors, Nurses And Midwives

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $2.4 million to boost Victoria’s rural and regional hospital workforce and keep young doctors, nurses and midwives who are starting their careers in country areas.

Cutting Edge Technology Helping Paramedics Save Lives

Victorian triple zero (000) call takers will soon be making life-saving decisions using revolutionary artificial intelligence technology to fast-track urgent care to people suffering cardiac arrests.

Our Busy Hospitals Step Up For Patients

Victoria’s public hospitals continue to see record demand with huge numbers of patients calling ambulances, attending emergency departments and being admitted to hospital from EDs over the past three months.

Updated Medical Advice For Coronavirus

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer is now recommending anyone who has travelled in the Hubei province should self-isolate for 14 days after leaving the Hubei province.