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Hunter Mental health units receive a $1.6 million for infrastructure upgrades - The Maitland Mercury

Health - 2 hours 15 min ago

The Maitland Mercury

Hunter Mental health units receive a $1.6 million for infrastructure upgrades
The Maitland Mercury
Maitland Hospital will have a share in more than $1.6 million in funding for mental health units in the Hunter. Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter Scot MacDonald said mental health units in the Hunter region will benefit from the funding as part of ...

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Jolly Jumpers and baby walkers should be avoided, SA Health and experts warn - ABC News

Health - 3 hours 13 min ago

ABC News

Jolly Jumpers and baby walkers should be avoided, SA Health and experts warn
ABC News
SA Health deputy chief medical officer Dr Nicola Spurrier said it was not uncommon to see babies and children with developmental delays associated with the use of baby walkers and baby exercise jumpers, which are also known by the brand name Jolly ...
Dangers of baby walkers and exercise jumpers9news.com.au

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Not Exercising Is More Damaging To Your Health Than Smoking, According To A New Study - Hit 107

Health - 3 hours 14 min ago

Hit 107

Not Exercising Is More Damaging To Your Health Than Smoking, According To A New Study
Hit 107
New research has shown startling impact of not getting enough exercise, with results showing that a sedentary lifestyle is worse than smoking, diabetes or heart disease. The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, also confirmed that any ...
Expansive New Study Says Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than SmokingTIME
Not exercising worse for your health than smoking: StudyTimes Now
Not exercising 'is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease'Daily Mail
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Patients to benefit from mental health unit investment - Coffs Coast Advocate

Health - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 22:11

Coffs Coast Advocate

Patients to benefit from mental health unit investment
Coffs Coast Advocate
PATIENTS receiving care in Coffs Harbour Hospital's mental health inpatient unit will soon see physical improvements, as statewide upgrades and refurbishments get under way. Mental health facilities on the Mid North Coast will benefit from close to ...

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GPs call for radical rethink of health funding in Tasmania to ease pressure on state's hospitals - ABC Local

Health - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 18:50

ABC Local

GPs call for radical rethink of health funding in Tasmania to ease pressure on state's hospitals
ABC Local
Lainie Hurle says accessing a GP on Tasmania's remote west coast is "almost impossible". She and her disabled son had to endure nine months of two-hour trips along the winding Murchison Highway to Burnie's North-West Regional Hospital before he was ...

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Invictus Games sparks collaborative approach to tackle mental health - SBS

Health - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 10:45

SBS

Invictus Games sparks collaborative approach to tackle mental health
SBS
Ms Fairbairn came to realise that drinking was not a healthy solution. "I stopped drinking altogether and then I was thinking 'am I meant to be sad like this, is this how it's meant to be, am I always so anxious I can't talk to people.'" Over time ...
Prince Harry's powerful speech about mental healthNEWS.com.au
Royals praised for focus on mental healthMandurah Mail
Royal Tour Day 4 | Prince Harry and Meghan chat mental health on Bondi BeachmyGC.com.au
Yahoo Lifestyle
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'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 03:29

The Sydney Morning Herald

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola
The Sydney Morning Herald
Congo's health ministry has reported "numerous aggressions" against health workers, and two Red Cross volunteers were severely injured in one confrontation with wary community members in a region traumatised by decades of fighting and facing an Ebola ...
Congo rebels shoot two health workers fighting Ebola outbreak within DRC armyThe Independent (blog)
Health officials work to contain Ebola outbreak in CongoPBS NewsHour
Statement on the October 2018 meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the ...World Health Organization
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Controversial mental health treatment that 'reboots the brain' - 9news.com.au

Health - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 03:01

9news.com.au

Controversial mental health treatment that 'reboots the brain'
9news.com.au
When Sydney grandmother Lisa Gioia's husband died last year, she entered a dangerous depression that almost killed her. Within months of her husband's death, two of her sisters also passed away and she was overcome with a grief that took a heavy toll.

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Canberra mental health nurses warn their lives are at risk from patient assaults - ABC News

Health - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 21:15

ABC News

Canberra mental health nurses warn their lives are at risk from patient assaults
ABC News
Nurses at Canberra's forensic mental health unit warn lives are in danger from ongoing and brutal workplace assaults; They claim their bosses have been unsupportive, while management says reports are taken seriously; Government figures show staff ...

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Canberra mental health nurses warn their lives are at risk from patient assaults - ABC News

Health - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 21:15

ABC News

Canberra mental health nurses warn their lives are at risk from patient assaults
ABC News
Nurses at Canberra's forensic mental health unit warn lives are in danger from ongoing and brutal workplace assaults; They claim their bosses have been unsupportive, while management says reports are taken seriously; Government figures show staff ...

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The power of peer support: How sharing lived experience of mental illness offers 'a different kind of hope' - ABC News

Health - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 19:07

ABC News

The power of peer support: How sharing lived experience of mental illness offers 'a different kind of hope'
ABC News
"When you find other people going through it, it's like realising you belong on Earth once more." That's how Graham Panther, a mental health advocate and consultant, describes finding people who, like him, live with "big feelings". "It's feeling like ...

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Mental health warning for extremely unsettled babies - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 13:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health warning for extremely unsettled babies
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australian researchers have found that babies classified as severely unsettled are almost 10 times more likely by the age of 11 than their settled peers to score in the clinical range for mental health concerns. This rating means that they would likely ...

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Mental health warning for extremely unsettled babies - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 13:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Mental health warning for extremely unsettled babies
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australian researchers have found that babies classified as severely unsettled are almost 10 times more likely by the age of 11 than their settled peers to score in the clinical range for mental health concerns. This rating means that they would likely ...
Severely Unsettled Babies An Early Warning Sign Of Mental Healthten daily

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Health Minister Stephen Wade forced to apologise for misleading Parliament over RAH privacy screen claims - The Advertiser

Health - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 04:07

The Advertiser

Health Minister Stephen Wade forced to apologise for misleading Parliament over RAH privacy screen claims
The Advertiser
Stephen Wade repeatedly insisted he learnt of controversial plans to spend $1600 shielding ambulance patients from public view shortly before SA Health announced it in late May. But amid intense public criticism over claims the temporary screens only ...

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Health Minister Stephen Wade forced to apologise for misleading Parliament over RAH privacy screen claims - The Advertiser

Health - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 04:07

Health Minister Stephen Wade forced to apologise for misleading Parliament over RAH privacy screen claims
The Advertiser
Stephen Wade repeatedly insisted he learnt of controversial plans to spend $1600 shielding ambulance patients from public view shortly before SA Health announced it in late May. But amid intense public criticism over claims the temporary screens only ...

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LOOK INSIDE: The unique role of peer mental health groups - Warwick Daily News

Health - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 23:09

Warwick Daily News

LOOK INSIDE: The unique role of peer mental health groups
Warwick Daily News
Peer-led mental health groups take on a unique structure according to Kath Ives, who is currently performing a leadership role in Stanthorpe-based group Happy Chat. Mrs Ives said the group was ever-changing due to the nature of mental health and illness.

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Mental health prize winner says 'we still have a long way to go' with treatment and services - ABC Local

Health - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34

ABC Local

Mental health prize winner says 'we still have a long way to go' with treatment and services
ABC Local
The 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize was awarded Friday evening; Professor of psychiatry Gavin Andrews AO and mental health advocate Janne McMahon OAM are the 2018 recipients; The prize recognises Australians who have made contributions to ...

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Mental health prize winner says 'we still have a long way to go' with treatment and services - ABC Local

Health - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:31

ABC Local

Mental health prize winner says 'we still have a long way to go' with treatment and services
ABC Local
The 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize was awarded Friday evening; Professor of psychiatry Gavin Andrews AO and mental health advocate Janne McMahon OAM are the 2018 recipients; The prize recognises Australians who have made contributions to ...

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Mental health prize winner says 'we still have a long way to go' with treatment and services - ABC Local

Health - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:31

ABC Local

Mental health prize winner says 'we still have a long way to go' with treatment and services
ABC Local
The 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize was awarded Friday evening; Professor of psychiatry Gavin Andrews AO and mental health advocate Janne McMahon OAM are the 2018 recipients; The prize recognises Australians who have made contributions to ...

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Plan for KordaMentha to run finances at RAH and Central Adelaide Health Network - The Advertiser

Health - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:46

The Advertiser

Plan for KordaMentha to run finances at RAH and Central Adelaide Health Network
The Advertiser
In an option to be put before State Cabinet, KordaMentha's consultancy would be extended to oversee its recommendations to slash overspending in the Central Adelaide Local Health Network, which includes the $2.4 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital and the ...

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