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Bee stings cause most venom-related hospitalisations

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.

Hospital patients permitted two visitors

Restrictions for hospital visitors will be eased slightly from tomorrow, Monday 26 October, when hospital patients in the ACT will be allowed two visitors. The changes will allow two visitors per patient...

Inside the ACT’s $14 million surge centre we hope remains unused

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...

Nurses and midwives celebrated amidst coronavirus crisis

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.

ACT records 10,371 negative tests plus no new cases overnight

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours to midday 7 May 2020.

Starlight sparks joy for William during hospital stays

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 to resume in ACT

Some elective surgery and procedures will recommence in the ACT this week, in line with the Federal Government’s announcement last Tuesday, 21 April.

Community sharing the care for health workers and patients

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.

Garran Oval to house temporary COVID-19 ED

Garran Oval, adjacent to the Canberra Hospital, is set to house the temporary COVID-19 ED, which is anticipated to be operational in May.

$214 million rescue package for households, businesses and health

The ACT Government’s $214 million economic relief package for households, businesses and frontline health includes rent and rate support schemes.

Canberra COVID-19 update: four patients in ICU

Four Canberra COVID-19 patients are currently in ICU, while there have been four new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours bringing the ACT’s total to 87.

Makeshift COVID-19 hospital to be operational next month

A dedicated makeshift COVID-19 hospital new will be constructed at or near the Canberra Hospital and will initially have capacity for 50 patients.
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