Mary Wooldridge MP is the Shadow Minister for Health
This week Labor prioritised consideration of the nurse patient ratios bill last and failed to bring it on for debate until 11.30pm on Thursday night, choosing not sit Friday to get it done.
A Liberal Nationals Government will develop a comprehensive state-wide health workforce strategy in order to ensure we have the skilled health professionals needed to deliver high quality health care for all Victorians, now and in the future.
A Liberal Nationals Government will significantly expand access for public patients to cutting-edge robotic surgery with the purchase of 4 new Robots, which will help save lives and speed up recovery times.
The lowest rate of any state in Australia, yet 69% of Australians are willing to become organ donors.
We will deliver a massive $175 million expansion of home and community care and support for Victorians with chronic disease and other conditions who can safely be treated outside hospital in the comfort of their own home and in their community.
As a result of the previous Liberal Nationals government the new Bendigo hospital has an Integrated Comprehensive Cancer Centre with 22 treatment chairs, a CT scanner and cutting edge linear accelerator, a 5-bed mother and baby unit, two more operating theatres and 64 additional beds.
Victoria's public dental system is plagued with excessive wait times and a failure to keep up with demand. Victorians are waiting in pain, and dental conditions are one of the top causes of avoidable hospital admissions.
Daniel Andrews has comprehensively botched the delivery of his free flu vaccination for kids under 5 policy.
The median wait time for elective surgery is the longest outside metropolitan Melbourne. The median wait at Warrnambool is 54 days, which is more than two weeks longer than the rest of the state, who have a median time of 29 days.
The Liberal Nationals know food and fibre production is the backbone of our regional communities.That's why a Liberal Nationals Government will back the health of our farmers with a $4 million investment over four years in the National Centre for Farmer Health.