Fifty-two Victorians suffering at the end of their lives with a terminal illness have accessed voluntary assisted dying in the first six months of Victoria’s historic law.
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.
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.
The Andrews Labor Government is backing Victoria’s world-leading researchers to make the breakthroughs that change lives.
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.
Bacchus Marsh paramedics now have the safe and modern facilities they need to respond to emergencies faster and save lives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paramedics are arriving at cardiac arrests faster than ever before.
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its commitment to provide Victorian families with free, expert child car seat fittings and safety checks to keep their little passengers safe.
Victorians are being urged to give the lifesaving gift of blood to ensure supplies don’t run low during the holiday season.
Victorians are being urged to never leave kids in hot cars and to prepare for dangerous heatwaves this summer.
The Andrews Labor Government is backing Warrnambool’s hard-working nurses and midwives to grow their careers.
The Andrews Labor Government has completed Winchelsea’s first ever ambulance station to help the region’s paramedics reach critical emergencies faster and save lives.