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Tasmania Government to introduce new family violence legislation - The Advocate

10 hours 27 min ago

The Advocate

Tasmania Government to introduce new family violence legislation
The Advocate
The government is set to make law and order its priority in Parliament this week while Labor will continue to highlight problems within Tasmania's health system. Leader of Government Business Michael Ferguson said the government would introduce ...

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India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health - The Sydney Morning Herald

12 hours 20 min ago

The Sydney Morning Herald

India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health
The Sydney Morning Herald
New Delhi: Personalised letters from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announcements from door-knocking healthcare workers and lists pinned up at village council offices trumpet the news: India's vast new health program has arrived. Starting on Sunday ...

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Health with Dr. Ross Walker - 2GB

13 hours 38 min ago

2GB

Health with Dr. Ross Walker
2GB
Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span older people; BPA free products are being touted as a safe alternate to existing plastic but it seems they are no better; New research shows Jet-air hand dryers in hospital toilets ...

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WA health insurer HBF promises lower premium hikes to stop the bleed - The West Australian

15 hours 50 min ago

The West Australian

WA health insurer HBF promises lower premium hikes to stop the bleed
The West Australian
WA's biggest health insurer has promised its members will be hit with a modest premium increase next year — below this year's 3.75 per cent rise — in a bid to stop them ditching their cover. HBF chief executive John Van Der Wielen said that he was ...

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Invictus Games helping Aussie veterans overcome PTSD, mental health issues - ABC News

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:15

ABC News

Invictus Games helping Aussie veterans overcome PTSD, mental health issues
ABC News
If it wasn't for a mate showing up to take him fishing, former Australian soldier Damien Irish might not be here. Key points: Mr Irish suffered PTSD after serving in East Timor and was addicted to weight-loss drugs; He is competing at the Invictus ...

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Multiple ACT Health employees investigated for bullying and misconduct - The Canberra Times

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Multiple ACT Health employees investigated for bullying and misconduct
The Canberra Times
Multiple ACT Health employees were formally investigated over allegations of bullying, workplace misconduct and inappropriate behaviour. Documents obtained by the Sunday Canberra Times under freedom of information laws show 10 employees were the ...

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Ravenswood Healthy Shed program empowers better health outcomes - Tasmania Examiner

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 03:36

Tasmania Examiner

Ravenswood Healthy Shed program empowers better health outcomes
Tasmania Examiner
ACTION: Healthy Tasmania project co-ordinator Hayden Fox leads Ravenswood Healthy Shed participants in some exercise, as part of the 14 week program. Picture: Phillip Biggs. When the Ravenswood Mens Shed was formed in June last year, the door ...

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LETTERS: Rubbish, women's vote and health - Sunshine Coast Daily

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 01:30

Sunshine Coast Daily

LETTERS: Rubbish, women's vote and health
Sunshine Coast Daily
WE HUMANS are an untidy lot. Not satisfied with clogging up the lungs of our planet by scattering our leftovers and rubbish everywhere, rather than taking a bit of extra care and picking it up, I see on the news we have now abused the space above us by ...

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Bullying, abuse of referees prompts call for mental health support of sporting officials - ABC News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 22:09

ABC News

Bullying, abuse of referees prompts call for mental health support of sporting officials
ABC News
Opinion remains divided around the world about Serena Williams' recent heated dispute with umpire Carlos Ramos at the US Open. Williams accused Ramos of sexism and called him a "thief" — a highly personal attack and one, if made anywhere but on a ...

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'Devastating': Fruit growers fear being collateral damage in health outbreaks - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:15

The Sydney Morning Herald

'Devastating': Fruit growers fear being collateral damage in health outbreaks
The Sydney Morning Herald
Dianne Fullelove, industry development manager for the Australian Melon Association, said the public needed to be informed about health and safety risks in a way that did not cause needless alarm or scare consumers off unrelated producers' products.
Strawberry needle scare: Australia PM vows crackdown on 'cowards'BBC News
Drastic method to get Australian strawberries back on shelvesNEWS.com.au
Needle found in mango bought at Coles West GosfordDaily Telegraph
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Health review 'unlikely to deliver meaningful results' - The Canberra Times

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Health review 'unlikely to deliver meaningful results'
The Canberra Times
Doctors' groups have warned ACT Health staff may not participate in a planned review unless the government calls a board of inquiry with full protections. Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris released the terms of reference for the upcoming independent ...

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Health review 'unlikely to deliver meaningful results' - Canberra Times - The Canberra Times

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Health review 'unlikely to deliver meaningful results' - Canberra Times
The Canberra Times
Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris has called for an end to the debate about the need for a board of inquiry, but the Australian Medical Association is standing ...

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Health workplace review a chance to learn, and to heal - The Canberra Times

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Health workplace review a chance to learn, and to heal
The Canberra Times
As Minister for Health and Well-being, I have taken time to understand the challenges and opportunities in delivering public healthcare in a growing city. I have spoken to our doctors, nurses, midwives, allied-health staff, stakeholder groups ...

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ACT Health announces independent panel to review practices - ABC News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:52

ABC News

ACT Health announces independent panel to review practices
ABC News
An independent review into workplace culture at ACT Health will rely on existing privacy legislation to protect the confidentiality of staff, despite concerns from parts of the sector that it does not go far enough.
ACT Health review: how did we get here?The Canberra Times

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ACT Health announces independent panel to review practices - ABC - ABC News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:52

ABC News

ACT Health announces independent panel to review practices - ABC
ABC News
An independent review into workplace culture at ACT Health will rely on existing privacy legislation to protect the confidentiality of staff, despite concerns from ...
ACT Health review: how did we get here?The Canberra Times

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NT coroner condemns Top End Health Service over death of elderly ... - ABC News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:19

ABC News

NT coroner condemns Top End Health Service over death of elderly ...
ABC News
The Top End Health Service is criticised for its poor communication with families and an apparent lack of of urgency in making a diagnosis that left a man to die ...

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NT coroner condemns Top End Health Service over death of elderly men in Darwin - ABC News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:19

ABC News

NT coroner condemns Top End Health Service over death of elderly men in Darwin
ABC News
An elderly man was "left untreated to die in pain" and health services were more intent on defending their actions than analysing the facts, a damning coronial inquest into the death of two men in Darwin has revealed.

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SA Health budget set to blow out: report - NEWS.com.au

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:11

InDaily

SA Health budget set to blow out: report
NEWS.com.au
The report, prepared by corporate advisory firm KordaMentha, was ordered after a ballooning health budget deficit was blamed on the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. Citing the document, Mr Lucas said it cost the health network 29 per cent more than the ...
Lucas warns of "urgent corrective action" for new health blowoutInDaily
Central Adelaide Local Health Network will blow budget by $303m: KordaMenthaThe Advertiser

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Loneliness hurts more than our feelings — and it could be our next public health crisis - ABC News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 03:04

News Mail

Loneliness hurts more than our feelings — and it could be our next public health crisis
ABC News
Alison Brooks, the national executive officer of Relationships Australia, said loneliness was a pressing public health issue. But how do you define loneliness? Ms Brooks said the report, An epidemic of loneliness 2001-2017, looked at several levels of ...
Unlikely health crisis sweeping the nationNews Mail

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ACT Health review: how did we get here? - The Canberra Times

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 02:38

The Canberra Times

ACT Health review: how did we get here?
The Canberra Times
The influential Australian Medical Association declared it had had enough and nothing short of a board of inquiry into the territory's public health system would do. Ms Fitzharris partially caved and announced an independent review instead. So how did ...

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