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Vic top officer to walk for mental health - News.com.au - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 21:26

NEWS.com.au

Vic top officer to walk for mental health - News.com.au
NEWS.com.au
Victoria's highest-ranking police officer will join a team from the Police Association in a walk across the state to raise funds for mental health. Australian ...
Victoria Police walk for officers' mental health: Graham Ashton ...Herald Sun
Vic top officer to walk for mental healthIllawarra Mercury

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$60bn primary health sector "extremely data-poor": UNSW - iTnews

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 20:55

iTnews

$60bn primary health sector "extremely data-poor": UNSW
iTnews
Big data researchers at the University of New South Wales are using millions of anonymised Medicare claims find out more about how Australians use general practitioners to fill gaps left by the axing of two key health surveys. The Centre for Big Data ...

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Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry - ABC News

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:40

ABC News

Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry
ABC News
They said there was a culture of fear permeating the ranks when it came to talking about mental health. Peter James, a paramedic with four decades of experience in Tasmania, was scathing about the support for workers. "There is no support," he said.

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Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry - ABC News

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:40

ABC News

Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry
ABC News
They said there was a culture of fear permeating the ranks when it came to talking about mental health. Peter James, a paramedic with four decades of experience in Tasmania, was scathing about the support for workers. "There is no support," he said.

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Insurance hike for public servants as mental health claims rise - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Insurance hike for public servants as mental health claims rise
The Sydney Morning Herald
A jump in mental health claims from public servants has driven a 17 per cent hike in insurance premiums for bureaucrats, dwarfing pay growth in federal agencies. The increase on July 1 has lifted premiums by a rate far above the growth in cost of ...

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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more information about coverage and benchmarksABC News
New ranking system to help public compare health insurance coverThe Sydney Morning Herald
New easy guide to health insurance cover9news.com.au

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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more information about coverage and benchmarksABC News
New ranking system to help public compare health insurance coverThe Sydney Morning Herald
New tiered system set to make private health insurance 'easier' to compare9news.com.au

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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more - ABCABC News
New ranking system to help public compare health insurance coverThe Sydney Morning Herald
New easy guide to health insurance coverSBS
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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more ... - ABCABC News
Private health insurance Australia new system federal government9news.com.au
Tier system for private health insuranceThe Border Mail
Daily Telegraph
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My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy - ABC News

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:05

ABC News

My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy
ABC News
Every Australian will soon have a My Health Record — an online summary of their health information — unless they opt out over the next three months. From Monday, Australians will have until October 15 to tell the Government they don't want one ...

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My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy - ABC News

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:02

ABC News

My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy
ABC News
Every Australian will soon have a My Health Record — an online summary of their health information — unless they opt out over the next three months. From Monday, Australians will have until October 15 to tell the Government they don't want one ...

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Obesity battle: Fast foods to have nutrition labels under new WA ... - PerthNow

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 16:01

PerthNow

Obesity battle: Fast foods to have nutrition labels under new WA ...
PerthNow
WEST Australians will know exactly how many kilojoules they are consuming when they eat their favourite fast foods under a new plan for mandatory nutritional ...

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Nurses fume over Tasmanian Health Service chief David Alcorn's $385000 payout - The Mercury

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:00

The Mercury

Nurses fume over Tasmanian Health Service chief David Alcorn's $385000 payout
The Mercury
SACKED Tasmanian Health Service chief David Alcorn was paid out $385,000 when his position was abolished by the Hodgman Government. Dr Alcorn ceased employment with the THS on July 1, less than halfway into a five-year contract worth a total of ...

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Just weeks after your health fund premiums increased, fund executives were living it up in Lisbon - Daily Telegraph

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:02

Daily Telegraph

Just weeks after your health fund premiums increased, fund executives were living it up in Lisbon
Daily Telegraph
HEALTH fund members paid $600,000 to send 40 health fund chiefs — three times the representatives of some large countries — on an all-expenses-paid trip to Europe last month just weeks after premiums soared by $200 a year, more than twice the ...

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Mental health tribunal to consider Dapto manslaughter tragedy - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 09:28

Illawarra Mercury

Mental health tribunal to consider Dapto manslaughter tragedy
Illawarra Mercury
An intellectually disabled woman found guilty of a Dapto man's manslaughter would spend two and a half years in prison, were her crimes not instead to be dealt with under mental health legislation, a judge has determined. Pearl Wilson, then 59 ...

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Orange health survey to answer questions on gaps in services - Central Western Daily

Health - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 02:12

Central Western Daily

Orange health survey to answer questions on gaps in services
Central Western Daily
The online survey at www.wnswphn.org.au asks respondents where they believe there are gaps or shortcomings in healthcare services, what they consider to be the biggest health concerns facing their communities and what improvements are needed.

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When Jess' mental health declined, she needed to make her skin 'flat' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 23:32

The Sydney Morning Herald

When Jess' mental health declined, she needed to make her skin 'flat'
The Sydney Morning Herald
When Jess'* mental health “went downhill” four years ago, the 33-year-old developed a new behaviour: she began picking her skin. She was already suffering from anxiety and had recently been diagnosed with bipolar when she developed a sudden, intense ...

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Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:19

The Conversation UK

Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age
The Conversation UK
There are two ways of tackling chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes: discover new drugs and treatments or persuade people to make positive lifestyle changes to avoid developing them in the first place. Health coaching ...

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Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age - The Conversation UK

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:19

The Conversation UK

Health coaching might sound 'new age', but it could help you reach old age
The Conversation UK
There are two ways of tackling chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes: discover new drugs and treatments or persuade people to make positive lifestyle changes to avoid developing them in the first place. Health coaching ...

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