More than a quarter of 3,500 hospitalisations due to contact with a venomous animal or plant in Australia in 2017-18 were caused by bee stings.
Having currently cost around $14 million, the ACT’s rapidly produced temporary COVID-19 surge centre that has commandeered Garran Oval, adjacent to Canberra Hospital, is now ready for action. However, if the Territory’s current...
Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, Canberra’s nurses and midwives have been celebrated with the 2020 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards on International Nurses Day today, Tuesday 12 May.
There have been no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours to midday 7 May 2020.
Starlight Day, on Friday 1 May, is the biggest fundraising event of the year for the Starlight Children's Foundation.
Some elective surgery and procedures will recommence in the ACT this week, in line with the Federal Government’s announcement last Tuesday, 21 April.
Generous Canberrans and local businesses are being urged to get behind a Canberra Hospital Foundation campaign to make sure that donations arriving at health care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic are appropriate and reach frontline workers.
The ACT Government’s $214 million economic relief package for households, businesses and frontline health includes rent and rate support schemes.
A dedicated makeshift COVID-19 hospital new will be constructed at or near the Canberra Hospital and will initially have capacity for 50 patients.