After a teenager lost his life jumping off from his balcony, calls are being made to control the synthetic substances in the country.
According to reports, the boy was telling his mother and sister that he wanted to fly before he jumped. He was reported to have consumed synthetic substance 25B-NBOMe or 25I-NBOMe sold to him as LSD.
As per reports, it has been revealed that $226 million package has been allocated for cancer prevention, detection, treatment and research.
Health Minister Tanya Plibersek said the funding will surely improve the cancer detection rate. Moreover, the funding is expected to bring in better screening methods as well as advanced treatments.
According to latest national Medicare statistics, Tasmanians received about $2 million more in medical benefits payments for general practitioner service in this year's March quarter compared to the payments during the same time last year.
Statistics showed that nearly $88 million was paid in benefits to Tasmania compared with $86 million in three months to the end of March last year.
In general, it has been considered that elderly want doctors to do every possible thing to give them prolonged life. But such is not the case with majority of Australians elderly.
Recently, a survey has been carried out on 1,000 Australians, who were aged over 55. Professor Charlie Corke carried out the survey along with the University of Technology Sydney.
Tanya Plibersek, the Federal Health Minister yesterday announced $12million fund for Tasmania. This fund will be given to shorten the public dental waiting lists. The health minister had visited Devonport yesterday.
This fund will help around 12,000 more patients to avail a low-cost dental care during the coming two and a half years.
Medical chaos seems not to end even after settlement of hospital funding fight. It has been revealed in the report that the Federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek intervened in the funding battle last Wednesday and announced funding for Victorian public hospitals.