Health

Thousands of mental health professionals agree with Woodward and the New York Times op-ed author: Trump is ... - The Conversation US

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:13

The Conversation US

Thousands of mental health professionals agree with Woodward and the New York Times op-ed author: Trump is ...
The Conversation US
My focus as the volume's editor was on Trump's dangerousness because of my area of expertise in violence prevention. Approaching violence as a public health issue, I have consulted with governments and international organizations, in addition to 20 ...
Trump's actions 'detrimental' to country's health, says anonymous officialEconomic Times
I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump AdministrationNew York Times
September 5, 2018 - TwitterTwitter

all 4,717 news articles »
Categories: Health

Mental health ward 'filled with addicts, used for detox' endangering patients, family and former staffer says - ABC News

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 22:10

ABC News

Mental health ward 'filled with addicts, used for detox' endangering patients, family and former staffer says
ABC News
Family members are calling for better protections from patients with criminal histories and drug problems in a Gippsland mental health wing. It comes after more violent assaults by patients in Latrobe Regional Hospital's (LRH) acute mental health wing ...

Categories: Health

Half of all health fund members to lose cover for hip and knee replacements - Daily Telegraph

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 13:05

Daily Telegraph

Half of all health fund members to lose cover for hip and knee replacements
Daily Telegraph
And they could then face a 12-month wait before their health fund will cover them for the procedures even if they do switch to top cover. Australian Medical Association president Dr Tony Bartone has defended the changes and says the 12-month wait for ...

Categories: Health

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference - RACGP

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 05:25

RACGP

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference
RACGP
Organised by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Forum has been held in Europe for over 20 years, and the Asia-Pacific for three. This year's event is the first to ever be held in Australia and ...

Categories: Health

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference - RACGP

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 05:25

RACGP

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference
RACGP
Organised by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Forum has been held in Europe for over 20 years, and the Asia-Pacific for three. This year's event is the first to ever be held in Australia and ...

Categories: Health

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference - RACGP

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 05:25

RACGP

RACGP to host a primary care experience day for international health conference
RACGP
Organised by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Forum has been held in Europe for over 20 years, and the Asia-Pacific for three. This year's event is the first to ever be held in Australia and ...

Categories: Health

ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why - ABC News

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:30

ABC News

ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why
ABC News
ACT Health is facing more chaos after its newly appointed chief executive, Janet Anderson, quit her position just three days after it was publicly announced and weeks out from a major restructure.
Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top jobThe Canberra Times

all 4 news articles »
Categories: Health

ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why - ABC News

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:30

ABC News

ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure why
ABC News
ACT Health is facing more chaos after its newly appointed chief executive, Janet Anderson, quit her position just three days after it was publicly announced and weeks out from a major restructure.
Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top jobThe Canberra Times

all 4 news articles »
Categories: Health

BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance - iTnews

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:15

iTnews

BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance
iTnews
Health insurer BUPA is hoping to use technology to “curate” paths for customers through Australia's complex healthcare system, augmenting mandated simplifications due next year. Growth and performance marketing director David Hirsch told the Adobe ...

Categories: Health

BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance - iTnews

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:15

iTnews

BUPA turns to tech to simplify health insurance
iTnews
Health insurer BUPA is hoping to use technology to “curate” paths for customers through Australia's complex healthcare system, augmenting mandated simplifications due next year. Growth and performance managing director David Hirsch told the Adobe ...

Categories: Health

Residents and healthcare professionals voice their concerns at a community forum this week - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 01:13

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

Residents and healthcare professionals voice their concerns at a community forum this week
St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
More than 100 residents and healthcare practitioners gathered at Hurstville Club Central this week for a health and hospitals forum. The forum was hosted by Barton MP Linda Burney and shadow minister for health and Medicate, Catherine King. Residents ...

Categories: Health

Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top job - The Canberra Times

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 23:58

The Canberra Times

Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top job
The Canberra Times
The new boss of Canberra Hospital has pulled out of the job, just days after it was announced she would take the helm of the troubled organisation. Janet Anderson was announced as chief executive of Health Services, which would oversee Canberra ...
ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure whyABC News

all 4 news articles »
Categories: Health

Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top job - The Canberra Times

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 23:58

The Canberra Times

Janet Anderson pulls out of Canberra Health Services top job
The Canberra Times
The new boss of Canberra Hospital has pulled out of the job, just days after it was announced she would take the helm of the troubled organisation. Janet Anderson was announced as chief executive of Health Services, which would oversee Canberra ...
ACT Health CEO Janet Anderson quits, Minister 'not fully' sure whyABC News

all 4 news articles »
Categories: Health

Millennials are getting sick of paying for baby boomers' health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 23:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Millennials are getting sick of paying for baby boomers' health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Millennials have found another reason to resent cashed-up baby boomers: they're subsidising their health care. Fed up with paying for insurance that mostly benefits older patients, young Australians are quitting private health cover in droves. For many ...

Categories: Health

Millennials are getting sick of paying for baby boomers' health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 23:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Millennials are getting sick of paying for baby boomers' health
The Sydney Morning Herald
Millennials have found another reason to resent cashed-up baby boomers: they're subsidising their health care. Fed up with paying for insurance that mostly benefits older patients, young Australians are quitting private health cover in droves. For many ...

Categories: Health

Brad Hazzard's call to stop free health care for tourists and visitors - Daily Telegraph

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:32

Daily Telegraph

Brad Hazzard's call to stop free health care for tourists and visitors
Daily Telegraph
Australia has reciprocal health agreements with some nations, such as the UK, meaning visitors from there who end up as patients do not have to pay. Mr Hazzard has said many “overseas visitors mistakenly believe public hospital treatment is free”.

Categories: Health

'It all builds up': How to look after your mental health while renovating - Domain News

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:53

Domain News

'It all builds up': How to look after your mental health while renovating
Domain News
It was a week of reality television that mimicked reality far more accurately than the shiny production usually does. The Block – usually a showcase for design talk and deadline drama – was punctuated by conversations around mental health as contestant ...

Categories: Health

Schools need to start teaching pupils mental health prevention skills – here's how - The Conversation UK

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:56

The Conversation UK

Schools need to start teaching pupils mental health prevention skills – here's how
The Conversation UK
Schools are often where children's and adolescents' mental health problems are identified. While there is ever growing demand for mental health support for pupils, such as in-school counselling and mentoring, the focus now – just like for any health ...

Categories: Health

The sensitive words mental health experts say you should stop using in conversation - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 04:52

NEWS.com.au

The sensitive words mental health experts say you should stop using in conversation
NEWS.com.au
Lachlan Searle, the director of external relations at Mental Health Australia, said the words used in every day life have huge power. “We strive for mentally healthy people and communities and encourage everyone to help shed a more positive light on ...
The words mental health experts say you should never useThe indy100

all 2 news articles »
Categories: Health

The sensitive words mental health experts say you should stop using in conversation - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 04:52

NEWS.com.au

The sensitive words mental health experts say you should stop using in conversation
NEWS.com.au
Lachlan Searle, the director of external relations at Mental Health Australia, said the words used in every day life have huge power. “We strive for mentally healthy people and communities and encourage everyone to help shed a more positive light on ...
How can we safely talk about mental health and suicide?ABC News

all 2 news articles »
Categories: Health