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Mental health patient shackled to Royal Adelaide Hospital bed for two days, union says - ABC News

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:02

ABC News

Mental health patient shackled to Royal Adelaide Hospital bed for two days, union says
ABC News
The nursing union has raised concerns about the shackling of an Indigenous mental health patient to a bed at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) for more than two days, describing it as a contravention of his human rights.

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Mental health patient shackled to Royal Adelaide Hospital bed for two days, union says - ABC News

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:02

ABC News

Mental health patient shackled to Royal Adelaide Hospital bed for two days, union says
ABC News
The nursing union has raised concerns about the shackling of an Indigenous mental health patient to a bed at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) for more than two days, describing it as a contravention of his human rights.

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My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims agency 'not listening' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 05:47

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims agency 'not listening'
The Sydney Morning Herald
The director of privacy at the agency behind My Health Record has quit amid claims the organisation and Health Minister Greg Hunt's office have not been taking the concerns of internal privacy experts seriously enough. The resignation of the Australian ...

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My Health Record's privacy chief Nicole Hunt quits amid claims ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 05:47

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record's privacy chief Nicole Hunt quits amid claims ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The director of privacy at the agency behind My Health Record has quit amid claims the organisation and Health Minister Greg Hunt's office have not been taking ...
My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims agency 'not listening'The Age

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My Health Record's privacy chief quits, amid claims agency 'not listening' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 05:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record's privacy chief quits, amid claims agency 'not listening'
The Sydney Morning Herald
The director of privacy at the agency behind My Health Record has quit amid claims the organisation and Health Minister Greg Hunt have not been taking the concerns of internal privacy experts seriously enough. The resignation of the Australian Digital ...

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New RAH failure kicked off mental health wait crisis - InDaily

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 02:34

InDaily

New RAH failure kicked off mental health wait crisis
InDaily
SA Health data supplied to InDaily shows that the beginning of a growth trend in emergency department waiting times for mental health patients coincided with the opening of the $2.4 billion new Royal Adelaide Hospital and the closure of the notorious ...

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New RAH failure kicked off mental health wait crisis - InDaily

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 02:34

InDaily

New RAH failure kicked off mental health wait crisis
InDaily
SA Health data supplied to InDaily shows that the beginning of a growth trend in emergency department waiting times for mental health patients coincided with the opening of the $2.4 billion new Royal Adelaide Hospital and the closure of the notorious ...

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Eating disorder survivor forced to seek help overseas slams Tasmanian health services - ABC News

Health - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:09

ABC News

Eating disorder survivor forced to seek help overseas slams Tasmanian health services
ABC News
A woman who at one stage "weighed less than the family dog" due to severe anorexia nervosa, says the fact she could not get effective treatment in her home state of Tasmania, but did in the United States, makes her both furious and sad. Mim Scharkie ...

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There are serious problems in our medical industry with an alarming number of doctors taking their own lives - NEWS.com.au (blog)

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 23:22

NEWS.com.au (blog)

There are serious problems in our medical industry with an alarming number of doctors taking their own lives
NEWS.com.au (blog)
But the reality is that Dr Bryant's story is tragically common in Australia, with staggering rates of suicide in a vocation that's devoted to health and wellbeing. “I've learnt that the medical profession is one of the worst industries statistically in ...

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African islands send SOS as climate change worsens health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:24

The Sydney Morning Herald

African islands send SOS as climate change worsens health
The Sydney Morning Herald
At least 23 per cent of deaths in Africa are linked to the environment, the highest of any region worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). This figure is expected to rise as global warming disrupts food supply, water sources and ...

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African islands send SOS as climate change worsens health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:24

The Sydney Morning Herald

African islands send SOS as climate change worsens health
The Sydney Morning Herald
At least 23 per cent of deaths in Africa are linked to the environment, the highest of any region worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). This figure is expected to rise as global warming disrupts food supply, water sources and ...

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Greg Hunt refuses to give My Health Record update as MPs push to extend opt-out period - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:00

The Guardian

Greg Hunt refuses to give My Health Record update as MPs push to extend opt-out period
The Guardian
The health minister, Greg Hunt, and the Australian Digital Health Agency have refused to give an update on how many Australians have opted out of the My Health Record system. All Australians who have not opted out by 15 November will have a My Health ...

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Greg Hunt refuses to give My Health Record update as MPs push to extend opt-out period - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:00

The Guardian

Greg Hunt refuses to give My Health Record update as MPs push to extend opt-out period
The Guardian
The health minister, Greg Hunt, and the Australian Digital Health Agency have refused to give an update on how many Australians have opted out of the My Health Record system. All Australians who have not opted out by 15 November will have a My Health ...

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Greg Hunt refuses to give My Health Record update as MPs push to extend opt-out period - The Guardian

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:00

The Guardian

Greg Hunt refuses to give My Health Record update as MPs push to extend opt-out period
The Guardian
The health minister, Greg Hunt, and the Australian Digital Health Agency have refused to give an update on how many Australians have opted out of the My Health Record system. All Australians who have not opted out by 15 November will have a My Health ...
Is The Grass The Same Colour? Reflections On National Governments Implementing Health Care InitiativesHealth Affairs (blog)

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Matt Hancock's preventative health plans will pay off – health economist - The Conversation UK

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:20

The Conversation UK

Matt Hancock's preventative health plans will pay off – health economist
The Conversation UK
A week after the UK's chancellor of the exchequer promised an extra £20.5 billion for the NHS, the health secretary, Matt Hancock, called for more spending on preventative health. He is clear that the current spending pattern – a whopping £97 billion ...

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Matt Hancock's health prevention plans will pay off – health economist - The Conversation UK

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:20

The Conversation UK

Matt Hancock's health prevention plans will pay off – health economist
The Conversation UK
A week after the UK's chancellor of the exchequer promised an extra £20.5 billion for the NHS, the health secretary, Matt Hancock, called for more spending on preventative health. He is clear that the current spending pattern – a whopping £97 billion ...

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Five more mental health beds will be opened at the refurbished Lyell McEwin Hospital - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:30

NEWS.com.au

Five more mental health beds will be opened at the refurbished Lyell McEwin Hospital
NEWS.com.au
“The permanent mental health assessment unit will be included as part of the wider $58 million major redevelopment of the Lyell McEwin Hospital's emergency department,” he said. “While that major project is due for completion in 2021, the development ...

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Friends and family good for health: study - SBS

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:10

Sunraysia Daily

Friends and family good for health: study
SBS
The Australian Loneliness Report, released on Friday in time for Psychology Week, found people with higher loneliness levels reported more physical health symptoms including sleeping difficulties, headaches, stomach complaints, nausea, colds and ...
One in four Australians are lonely, which affects their physical and mental healthThe Conversation AU
Loneliness study - Psychology Week 2018Psychology Week

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Friends and family good for health: study - SBS

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:10

Friends and family good for health: study
SBS
The Australian Loneliness Report, released on Friday in time for Psychology Week, found people with higher loneliness levels reported more physical health symptoms including sleeping difficulties, headaches, stomach complaints, nausea, colds and ...

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Tasmanian health authorities say low North-West meningococcal vaccination rate puts people at risk - The Advocate

Health - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:02

The Advocate

Tasmanian health authorities say low North-West meningococcal vaccination rate puts people at risk
The Advocate
Thousands of North-West Tasmanians have still not taken up the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine. Public health figures show that almost 10,000 people across Devonport, Ulverstone and Burnie aged between six weeks and 21 years have not received the ...

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