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Call for Expressions of Interest: WA Health and Medical Research Strategy – Sector Advisory Panel

The Department of Health seeks Expressions of Interest to represent the WA health system and medical research sector
New national standards for food businesses from 8 December 2023

New national standards for some food businesses from 8 December 2023

New standards have been introduced nationally by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness in the community.

Pholcodine cough medicines cancelled by the TGA

Fifty-five cough medicines – all containing pholcodine – have been cancelled from the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.

Strategy a milestone for WA health and medical research

Western Australia's inaugural strategy for strengthening the State's health and medical research sector has been unveiled.

Human papillomavirus vaccine schedule change

From 6 February 2023, the dose schedule for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine will change to a single dose.