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My Health Record privacy framework 'identical' to failed UK scheme ... - The Guardian

Health - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 20:01

The Guardian

My Health Record privacy framework 'identical' to failed UK scheme ...
The Guardian
Australia's impending My Health Record system has a privacy framework that is identical to a failed system in England that was cancelled after it was found to be ...
My Health Record: Doctors outraged police, ATO to get access ...Daily Telegraph
Matthew has a serious condition, yet he opted out of My Health RecordThe Canberra Times

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Call for doctors to help looming asylum seeker mental health crisis - The Age

Health - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 14:04

The Age

Call for doctors to help looming asylum seeker mental health crisis
The Age
“Lives are at risk and we're unable to deal with the demand,” says Dr Tram Nguyen, the hub's director of mental health services. "We're going to see an increased risk of self harm and suicidality - we saw that in Nauru and Manus as policies become ...

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Can We Talk: Campaigners call for more mental health services - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 13:01

Daily Telegraph

Can We Talk: Campaigners call for more mental health services
Daily Telegraph
Sydney University Brain and Mind Centre co-director Professor Ian Hickie and 2010 Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry are asking why the new #YouCanTalk campaign is not focused more on mental healthcare. Prof Hickie, said #YouCanTalk ...

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has ordered his department to ... - ABC News

Health - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 04:22

ABC News

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has ordered his department to ...
ABC News
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt orders his department to stop paying social media influencers, after it was revealed taxpayer funds were being paid to ...

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has ordered his department to stop paying social media influencers - ABC News

Health - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 04:22

ABC News

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has ordered his department to stop paying social media influencers
ABC News
The Daily Telegraph revealed on Friday the Health Department had spent more than $600,000 in taxpayer funds on the #girlsmakeyourmove social media campaign over the past 18 months. "At my request, the department is pausing and reviewing any use of ...

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Singapore says hackers stole 1.5m health records - The Australian

Health - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 00:26

The Australian

Singapore says hackers stole 1.5m health records
The Australian
Confirmation of the breach comes as the Australian Government moves to finalise an online My Health Record for every Australian unless they opt out by October 15, with thousands already withdrawing amid security concerns. Prime Minister Malcolm ...
Singapore health database hack steals personal information of 1.5 million people, including PMABC News
Cyber attack on Singapore health databaseThe Sydney Morning Herald
Singapore govt health database hackediTnews
The Verge -BBC News -The Star Online -Facebook
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'We desperately need this data': NIB boss wants members' digital health records - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 22:36

The Sydney Morning Herald

'We desperately need this data': NIB boss wants members' digital health records
The Sydney Morning Herald
NIB chief executive Mark Fitzgibbon is hoping the private health insurance fund can get permission from its 1.5 million customers to access their digital health record, despite mounting privacy and security concerns. In an interview with Fairfax Media, ...
Malcolm Turnbull defends insurers' access to health infoThe Australian
Opt-out My Health Record date marked as October 15Tasmania Examiner
My Health Record: Former digital transformation head raises concerns about security of online systemABC News
The Guardian -SBS -Daily Telegraph -The Conversation AU
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Tasmanian tenants express mould concerns - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 21:16

Tasmania Examiner

Tasmanian tenants express mould concerns
Tasmania Examiner
The Tasmanian Tenants' Union is requesting amendments to the Residential Tenancy Act that would allow renters to break lease agreements without penalty, where mould has been proved to have caused ill-health. The property industry slammed the ...

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Singapore health database hack steals personal information of 1.5 million people, including PM - ABC News

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:54

ABC News

Singapore health database hack steals personal information of 1.5 million people, including PM
ABC News
A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database has stolen the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the Government says. The attack, which the Government called "the most serious ...
Singapore says hackers stole 1.5m health recordsThe Australian
Cyber attack on Singapore health databaseThe Sydney Morning Herald
Singapore govt health database hackediTnews
The Verge -TechCrunch -BBC News -Facebook
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Health Minister announces urgent investigation into taxpayer-funded ... - ABC News

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:02

ABC News

Health Minister announces urgent investigation into taxpayer-funded ...
ABC News
A taxpayer-funded campaign that paid Instagram influencers to encourage their followers to exercise more is under immediate investigation by Greg Hunt.
Turns Out The Federal Government Dropped $600K On Some Insta InfluencersPedestrian TV

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Health Minister announces urgent investigation into taxpayer-funded ... - ABC News

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:02

ABC News

Health Minister announces urgent investigation into taxpayer-funded ...
ABC News
A taxpayer-funded campaign that paid Instagram influencers to encourage their followers to exercise more is under immediate investigation by Greg Hunt.
The Govt Dropped $600K On Insta Influencers & The Health Minister ...Pedestrian TV

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Health Minister announces urgent investigation into taxpayer-funded campaign working with Instagram influencers - ABC News

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:02

ABC News

Health Minister announces urgent investigation into taxpayer-funded campaign working with Instagram influencers
ABC News
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has ordered an immediate review into his own department's use of Instagram influencers to encourage young women to exercise more. A report by The Daily Telegraph revealed the Health Department had spent more than ...
The Govt Dropped $600K On Insta Influencers & The Health Minister Is FumingPedestrian TV

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Sexual health goes VIP at NSW festival - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:02

Sexual health goes VIP at NSW festival
NEWS.com.au
NSW Health is setting up its Down to Test program at Splendour in the Grass at the weekend to encourage young people to test for chlamydia and to be more aware of their sexual health. Those who get tested at the festival at North Byron Parklands will ...

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Visiting parent's claim of over $150000 rejected by health insurer - SBS (blog)

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:54

SBS (blog)

Visiting parent's claim of over $150000 rejected by health insurer
SBS (blog)
“He had to be taken to the Sunshine Hospital owing to his deteriorating health condition,” she said. “They kept him in intensive care unit for 5 days followed by his treatment at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.” “Our medical bills have exceeded $150,000 ...

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Malcolm Turnbull defends insurers' access to health info - The Australian

Health - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:47

The Australian

Malcolm Turnbull defends insurers' access to health info
The Australian
Within a day of the three-month opt-out period beginning on Monday, 20,000 Australians had contacted My Health Record to have their personal medical details taken out of the scheme. The Prime Minister defended the scheme, saying six million Australians ...
Opt-out My Health Record date marked as October 15Tasmania Examiner
Lack of trust in security beats My Health benefitsThe Sydney Morning Herald
My Health Record: Former digital transformation head raises concerns about security of online systemABC News
9news.com.au -Daily Telegraph -The Conversation AU -ABC
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Govt paying social media stars thousands to promote health - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:24

Daily Telegraph

Govt paying social media stars thousands to promote health
Daily Telegraph
An investigation by The Daily Telegraph has revealed the Health Department has splashed out more than $600,000 on hundreds of so-called “influencers” in the past 18 months as part of a campaign to encourage women to exercise. They have been paid to ...

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WA's mental health system for young people 'broken for a decade plus', say doctors, patients - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:56

ABC News

WA's mental health system for young people 'broken for a decade plus', say doctors, patients
ABC News
When her daughter Abbey began suffering severe mental health issues at the age of 14, Pippa Beveridge desperately sought help from Western Australia's mental health system. As she found out over the next two years, that support was not easy to come by.

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WA's mental health system for young people 'broken for a decade plus', say doctors, patients - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:56

ABC News

WA's mental health system for young people 'broken for a decade plus', say doctors, patients
ABC News
When her daughter Abbey began suffering severe mental health issues at the age of 14, Pippa Beveridge desperately sought help from Western Australia's mental health system. As she found out over the next two years, that support was not easy to come by.

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WA's mental health system for young people 'broken for a decade plus', say doctors, patients - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:56

ABC News

WA's mental health system for young people 'broken for a decade plus', say doctors, patients
ABC News
When her daughter Abbey began suffering severe mental health issues at the age of 14, Pippa Beveridge desperately sought help from Western Australia's mental health system. As she found out over the next two years, that support was not easy to come by.

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