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Over $1.1 billion to extend Australia’s COVID-19 health response

first_imgOver $1.1 billion to extend Australia’s COVID-19 health response The Government will invest more than $1.1 billion to extend our successful national COVID-19 health response and suppression strategy until 31 December 2021.Australia is leading the world out of the global COVID-19 pandemic and recession. As COVID-19 vaccines roll out across the nation, protecting Australians from the ongoing threats of the pandemic remains a priority.This $1.1 billion is in addition to more than $22 billion spent in these areas to date, including more than $6 billion to support the COVID-19 vaccine roll out.Australia’s suppression strategy has been extremely successful to date, particularly when compared with the devastation caused by the virus in many places overseas. Australia’s remarkable performance in saving lives is evident – we have the second lowest case rate and third lowest mortality rate amongst countries in the OECD.The Government’s focus on containing the virus through testing, tracing and border and travel measures, building and investing in the capacity of our health system, and collaborating with states and territories, the health sector and others, has helped stop the spread of COVID-19.We thank the community for their ongoing adherence to physical distancing and hygiene advice.This new commitment will ensure that key measures remain in place throughout 2021 to protect the community while vaccinations roll out over the coming months.This investment will extend:Our partnership with the states and territories to manage COVID-19, by sharing 50 per cent of the cost of testing and treating people with COVID-19 through our public hospitals, and of public health measures to prevent the spread. To date the Commonwealth has provided an additional $5 billion to support the states and territories, including $1 billion in additional public hospital fundingContinue telehealth services and care until 30 June 2021. So far more than 51 million telehealth services have been delivered to 13 million patients and almost $2.6 billion in benefits paid. More than 82,000 providers have used telehealth services nationwide. The Government will continue to review the ongoing role of COVID telehealth to support the pandemic in the short term, while we plan the permanent post-pandemic telehealth arrangements with peak doctor groups. Support for rapid pathology testing and tracing building on the more than 14.5 million COVID-19 tests conducted to dateGP-led Respiratory Clinics, which have delivered more than 1 million consultations and 934,600 COVID-19 testsCulturally safe testing, treatment and evacuation preparedness in the most remote and isolated parts of the country which has so far provided more than 15,500 point of care testsElectronic prescription services with 3.8 million electronic prescriptions and repeats to patients issued and almost 1.7 million dispensed to dateDelivery of Home Medicine Services across the country with more than 2.1 million services delivered alreadyThe Continued Dispensing Emergency Measure where around 289,000 people have had at least one supply of medicine so farThe Beyond Blue Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service to meet ongoing demand for services as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and provide continued support while COVID-19 restrictions remain and the COVID-19 vaccine program is implementedAged care workforce surge support capability and financial support for aged care facilities affected by a COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the ongoing safety of senior Australians.These measures have supported our response to COVID-19 outbreaks when they occurred. Extending them will ensure Australians remain COVID safe.Our Government will continue to monitor the pandemic and the progress of our vaccination program so we can take the swift action needed to ensure we keep Australians safe and the economy on the road to recovery. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. 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Nursing home visits to be allowed if new guidelines followed

first_img Previous articleGuildhall to show support for Black Lives Matter CampaignNext articlePublic safety operation continues in Derry as dangerous items found News Highland Nursing home visits to be allowed if new guidelines followed Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Nursing home residents are to be allowed have visitors for the first time in three months.From June 15th, where there’s no Covid-19 outbreak, family members will be able to see their relatives if they follow strict new guidelines.Indoor visits once a week by two people will be allowed, with only one visitor present at any one time, and must be pre-arranged and last less than half an hour.There have now been 25,163 confirmed cases of the virus, while the death toll stands at 1,670, after a further 7 people died.Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan, says the restrictions have been especially tough on older people in nursing homes:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Holohan-visiting10am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – June 6, 2020 Facebook Twittercenter_img Twitter AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more