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  1. Victorian teens urged to get meningococcal vaccine this spring

    21 Sep 2018 Victorian teens urged to get meningococcal vaccine this spring

    Young people in Victoria aged 15 or 16 should take advantage of the free meningococcal vaccine as the springtime peak period for the disease comes nearer...

  2. Time to talk about STIs and get tested

    14 Sep 2018 Time to talk about STIs and get tested

    A surge in sexually transmissible infections in Victoria is prompting calls for all Victorians to look after their own sexual health and get tested...

  3. West Footscray fire

    03 Sep 2018 West Footscray fire

    A large fire at an industrial site in West Footscray has seen a large black smoke plume spread across Melbourne...

  4. Victorian Cancer Survivorship Program 2018 grant recipients

    24 Aug 2018 Victorian Cancer Survivorship Program 2018 grant recipients

    More Victorians than ever are surviving a diagnosis of cancer. The five-year survival rate for Victorians diagnosed with cancer has increased from 48 per cent in 1986 to 68 per cent in 2016 – a...

  5. Review into assisted reproductive treatment opens public consultation

    23 Aug 2018 Review into assisted reproductive treatment opens public consultation

    Organisations and individuals have an opportunity to share their views as part of a review into Victoria’s Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act...

  6. Voluntary assisted dying factsheets now available

    22 Aug 2018 Voluntary assisted dying factsheets now available

    The department has two comprehensive fact sheets to help health practitioners and health services understand their roles in Victoria's new Voluntary Assisted Dying laws coming in next year...

  7. Improving nurse and midwife to patient ratios

    21 Aug 2018 Improving nurse and midwife to patient ratios

    The Victorian Government is strengthening laws that will ensure more nurses and midwives are available to provide the world class hospital care that all Victorians deserve. Amendments to the Safe...

  8. Real-time prescription monitoring initiative

    09 Aug 2018 Real-time prescription monitoring initiative

    The Victorian Government has announced that real-time prescription monitoring will be implemented in Victoria...

  9. Dying to know? Investing in end of life care

    08 Aug 2018 Dying to know? Investing in end of life care

    Dying to Know Day, 8 August 2018, brings to life conversations and community actions around death, dying and bereavement...

  10. Victorian Population Health Survey 2016 released

    06 Aug 2018 Victorian Population Health Survey 2016 released

    Life expectancy for Victorians is one of the highest in the world, but we need more exercise and to have healthier eating habits to avoid chronic disease, a key health survey shows. The Victorian...