Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas disappointed with budget cuts to hospitals

May 09, 2018. Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas spoke to reporters after Tuesday night’s federal budget and expressed his disappointment with the continuation of cuts to the hospital system. "We will see 330,000 fewer treatments in our hospital system. We will see something like 16,000 less nurses able to be employed," …

Australian public hospitals cannot meet rising demand for obesity care, experts warn – Health

Australian public hospitals cannot meet rising demand for obesity care, experts warn – Health

The vast majority of Australians living with clinically severe obesity cannot access specialist healthcare in the public hospital system, a study has found. Of the small number of specialist obesity services available, patient access is limited by strict entry criteria, prolonged wait times, lack of regional and rural services and …

Give blood this weekend and help keep hospitals supplied over Easter

Give blood this weekend and help keep hospitals supplied over Easter

Posted March 28, 2018 14:20:00 Photo: Giving blood allows Justin Mansillas to take a break from his demanding job. (ABC Radio Perth: Emma Wynne) Many people spend the Easter weekend relaxing and indulging in chocolate, but the Red Cross hopes a few thousand Australians will give up an hour of …