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Northern Territory justice criticises five-month wait for mental health assessment report - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 07:05

ABC Online

Northern Territory justice criticises five-month wait for mental health assessment report
ABC Online
The Northern Territory's forensic mental health team is so overstretched that it cannot prepare a report on one defendant's severe cognitive impairment before the end of May. Bronson Wurramara is being tried for indecent assault, but on Thursday before ...

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Royal Hobart Hospital bracing for mental health load as St Helen's takes holiday break - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 06:38

ABC Online

Royal Hobart Hospital bracing for mental health load as St Helen's takes holiday break
ABC Online
Emily Shepherd from the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) said "we're very concerned that the mother-baby unit run by St Helen's is the only mother-baby unit in the state". "The ANMF is very supportive of seeing ...

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Royal Hobart Hospital bracing for mental health load as St Helen's ... - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 06:38

ABC Online

Royal Hobart Hospital bracing for mental health load as St Helen's ...
ABC Online
It is feared the Royal Hobart Hospital will face pressure on its already stretched mental health services over the Christmas period with the temporary closure of a private facility.

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Royal Hobart Hospital bracing for mental health load as St Helen's takes holiday break - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 06:38

ABC Online

Royal Hobart Hospital bracing for mental health load as St Helen's takes holiday break
ABC Online
Emily Shepherd from the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) said "we're very concerned that the mother-baby unit run by St Helen's is the only mother-baby unit in the state". "The ANMF is very supportive of seeing ...

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Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health unit shut to protect patients from 'preventable death' - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 05:04

ABC Online

Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health unit shut to protect patients from 'preventable death'
ABC Online
SA Health has closed its short stay mental health unit at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, after an investigation found it to be unsafe for staff and patients. The state's Salaried Medical Officers Association (SASMOA) and SafeWork SA visited the unit at ...

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Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health unit shut to protect patients from 'preventable death' - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 05:04

ABC Online

Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health unit shut to protect patients from 'preventable death'
ABC Online
SA Health has closed its short stay mental health unit at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, after an investigation found it to be unsafe for staff and patients. The state's Salaried Medical Officers Association (SASMOA) and SafeWork SA visited the unit at ...

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Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health unit shut to protect patients from 'preventable death' - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 05:04

ABC Online

Lyell McEwin Hospital mental health unit shut to protect patients from 'preventable death'
ABC Online
SA Health has closed its short stay mental health unit at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, after an investigation found it to be unsafe for staff and patients. The state's Salaried Medical Officers Association (SASMOA) and SafeWork SA visited the unit at ...
SA Health closes “appalling” Adelaide mental health unitInDaily

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Health stories that made headlines in 2017 - SBS

Health - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:44

Health stories that made headlines in 2017
SBS
Australia has not been immune to the crisis. Analysis of ABS data, released by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, showed accidental prescription opioid overdose deaths among young adults had more than doubled in the past 10 ...

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Greg Eastwood NRL Bulldogs heart health has career in limbo | Fox ... - Fox Sports

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 19:01

Fox Sports

Greg Eastwood NRL Bulldogs heart health has career in limbo | Fox ...
Fox Sports
GREG Eastwood's career has been placed in a state of limbo until January.

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Mental health tests mooted for new mums after rise in Victorian maternal deaths - Herald Sun

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:31

Herald Sun

Mental health tests mooted for new mums after rise in Victorian maternal deaths
Herald Sun
Between 2011 and 2016, 58 mothers died within six weeks of giving birth, including 33 attributed to failures in professional medical care such as diagnosis delays, anaesthetic issues, poor management of haemorrhaging and failures to escalate their care ...

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Mental health tests mooted for new mums after rise in Victorian maternal deaths - Herald Sun

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:31

Herald Sun

Mental health tests mooted for new mums after rise in Victorian maternal deaths
Herald Sun
Between 2011 and 2016, 58 mothers died within six weeks of giving birth, including 33 attributed to failures in professional medical care such as diagnosis delays, anaesthetic issues, poor management of haemorrhaging and failures to escalate their care ...

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Toxic health scare: Mindarie Marina seafood eaters urged to seek ... - WAtoday

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:46

WAtoday

Toxic health scare: Mindarie Marina seafood eaters urged to seek ...
WAtoday
People who have eaten any fish caught recreationally from Mindarie Marina have been urged to seek urgent medical help.
Mindarie warning: WA Department of Health tells public not to eat ...The West Australian

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Mindarie warning: WA Department of Health tells public not to eat 'toxic' fish, crabs or shellfish - The West Australian

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 08:36

The West Australian

Mindarie warning: WA Department of Health tells public not to eat 'toxic' fish, crabs or shellfish
The West Australian
The Department of Health has warned people against eating fish, crabs or shellfish collected from Mindarie Marina - because of fears of paralytic poisoning. The department's environmental health director Jim Dodds said a potentially toxic microscopic ...
Toxic health scare: Mindarie Marina seafood eaters urged to seek medical helpWAtoday

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Sydney weather: Twin alerts for fire risk and health impacts as big ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 04:52

The Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney weather: Twin alerts for fire risk and health impacts as big ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
The first large heatwave of summer has prompted a fire weather warning and a public health alert with only modest relief forecast for the next few days before the heat starts to build again. Sydney's expected top temperature was trimmed by the Bureau ...

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Sydney weather: Twin alerts for fire risk and health impacts as big heatwave sweeps in - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 04:52

The Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney weather: Twin alerts for fire risk and health impacts as big heatwave sweeps in
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Health, meanwhile, has warned residents to try to stay cool and remain hydrated through the day. "People can be unprepared for the first heat spike of summer, so we are reminding them to take safety measures against the effects of overheating and ...

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Proving the link between living on country and improved Indigenous health - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 03:37

ABC Online

Proving the link between living on country and improved Indigenous health
ABC Online
It has been a long-held anecdotal belief of cultural leaders and health professionals, but a massive research project is underway to prove the science. Known as Mayi Kuwayu, the study will be led by Australian National University (ANU) Centre for ...

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Proving the link between living on country and improved Indigenous health - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 03:37

ABC Online

Proving the link between living on country and improved Indigenous health
ABC Online
It has been a long-held anecdotal belief of cultural leaders and health professionals, but a massive research project is underway to prove the science. Known as Mayi Kuwayu, the study will be led by Australian National University (ANU) Centre for ...

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Proving the link between living on country and improved Indigenous health - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 03:37

ABC Online

Proving the link between living on country and improved Indigenous health
ABC Online
It has been a long-held anecdotal belief of cultural leaders and health professionals, but a massive research project is underway to prove the science. Known as Mayi Kuwayu, the study will be led by Australian National University (ANU) Centre for ...

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Last Bateman leaves the building at Primary Health - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 21:35

The Australian Financial Review

Last Bateman leaves the building at Primary Health
The Australian Financial Review
It's the end of an era. The last of the Bateman clan has departed Primary Health Care. Street Talk understands Tom Bateman - nephew of Primary founder Ed Bateman and son of former general counsel Greg Bateman - has left the business. Tom Bateman was ...

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Half the world can't get basic health help - SBS

Health - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:26

Half the world can't get basic health help
SBS
At least half the world's population is unable to access essential health services and many others are forced into extreme poverty by having to pay for healthcare they cannot afford, the World Health Organisation says. Some 800 million people worldwide ...

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