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17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:18

The Sydney Morning Herald

17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record
The Sydney Morning Herald
About 17 million Australians will be automatically enrolled in the My Health record if they do not opt out by next Thursday, despite lingering significant privacy concerns about the federal government's controversial e-health system. Legislation that ...

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Pinjarra Senior High School students involved in life-saving mental health education - Mandurah Mail

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 02:38

Mandurah Mail

Pinjarra Senior High School students involved in life-saving mental health education
Mandurah Mail
The Youth Focus schools program was set up in 2012 to bolster mental health literacy in school communities and was revised this year to include more progressive messages, including encouraging young people to talk to a trusted adult for advice and ...

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People Matter Employee Survey 2018 reveals the Western NSW Local Health District scorecard - Western Advocate

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:55

Western Advocate

People Matter Employee Survey 2018 reveals the Western NSW Local Health District scorecard
Western Advocate
A survey commissioned by the NSW Government has found that almost 50 per cent of the Western NSW Local Health District staff witnessed bullying at the workplace. The NSW Public Service Commission's People Matter Employee Survey 2018 also showed ...

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Constance Hall speaks out about her health battle: Ulcerative Colitis - Who

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:06

Who

Constance Hall speaks out about her health battle: Ulcerative Colitis
Who
In my past the only thing that's ever really helped my disease apart from conventional medicine that now isn't working was keeping my weight down and keeping my diet really healthy and especially kicking refined grains and starches. Pasta, bread, rice ...

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Bullying and harassment of health workers endangers patient safety - The Conversation AU

Health - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 19:29

The Conversation AU

Bullying and harassment of health workers endangers patient safety
The Conversation AU
Bullying, harassment and other unprofessional behaviours are culturally ingrained in the Australian health-care system. As we outline today in the Medical Journal of Australia, between one-quarter and half of doctors and nurses in Australia have been ...
Bullying, harassment 'endemic' in Australian health care systemABC News

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Bullying and harassment of health workers endangers patient safety - The Conversation AU

Health - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 19:29

The Conversation AU

Bullying and harassment of health workers endangers patient safety
The Conversation AU
Bullying, harassment and other unprofessional behaviours are culturally ingrained in the Australian health-care system. As we outline today in the Medical ...
Bullying, harassment 'endemic' in Australian health care systemABC News

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WA public school teacher mental health checks as compo claims rocket - PerthNow

Health - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 16:02

PerthNow

WA public school teacher mental health checks as compo claims rocket
PerthNow
PUBLIC school principals will be trained to undertake “psychological investigations” on teachers and complete mental health risk assessments. The WA Education Department initiative is part of efforts to determine whether there are systemic issues ...

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Kai Eardley had everything to live for. He's part of Australia's big problem - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 01:59

NEWS.com.au

Kai Eardley had everything to live for. He's part of Australia's big problem
NEWS.com.au
A year before he died in July 2016, those early cracks had started to emerge and Kai's parents swung into action, taking him to a GP to get a mental health plan, booking appointments with a clinical psychologist and enlisting a psychiatrist to help ...

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Primary school teacher among two million Aussies who take a day off for mental health reasons - 9news.com.au

Health - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 01:22

9news.com.au

Primary school teacher among two million Aussies who take a day off for mental health reasons
9news.com.au
“When work-related stress is excessive and ongoing, it becomes a risk factor for developing a mental health condition such as anxiety or depression.” STRESS LEAVE. Unlike Anne – who's taken a length of time off work - Greg, a mailroom worker from ...

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Drama Queen Syndrome: The dangerous new health concern threatening lives - 9Honey

Health - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 23:50

9Honey

Drama Queen Syndrome: The dangerous new health concern threatening lives
9Honey
Krystal Barter, activist, author and founder of Pink Hope, knew deep down in her gut that something was wrong. Having noticed considerable changes within her body recently, as well as an increase in symptoms pointing to a serious issue with her uterus ...

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Kyle Sandilands downplays recent health concerns despite 'living a life of tablets' - 9Celebrity

Health - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 23:29

9Celebrity

Kyle Sandilands downplays recent health concerns despite 'living a life of tablets'
9Celebrity
Despite "living a life of tablets," Kyle Sandilands insists that his health is nothing to worry about. Speaking to Daily Mail over the weekend during his annual Halloween bash in Sydney's Kings Cross, the 47-year-old radio host said that he is feeling ...

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Constance Hall reveals secret health battle: 'I knew something needed to change' - 9Honey

Health - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 23:05

9Honey

Constance Hall reveals secret health battle: 'I knew something needed to change'
9Honey
Constance Hall has shared her secret health battle, that began long before she gave birth to her fifth child Raja. It turns out the author and fashion designer has been suffering from Ulcerative Colitis - a form of inflammatory bowel disease similar to ...

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Healthy eating for children needs to be less confusing, experts say - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 11:00

NEWS.com.au

Healthy eating for children needs to be less confusing, experts say
NEWS.com.au
AUSTRALIAN children are facing more pressure than ever over their eating choices and are being shamed for “good” or “bad” foods they consume, leading to a ...

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Nick Kyrgios opens up about mental health, foundation and injuries - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 05:19

The Sydney Morning Herald

Nick Kyrgios opens up about mental health, foundation and injuries
The Sydney Morning Herald
"There were times of the year where I wasn't in the best mental health state, so I've got to go out there and just be happy and enjoy myself and tennis. I think when everything lines up in my life, tennis will take care of itself. "I probably left it a ...

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Anxiety: Why the gender gap in Australia's most common mental ... - ABC News

Health - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 18:02

ABC News

Anxiety: Why the gender gap in Australia's most common mental ...
ABC News
One in three Australian women experience anxiety. Among men, the rate is one in five. What is it about our gender that makes us more — or less — susceptible ...

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Anxiety: Why the gender gap in Australia's most common mental illness? - ABC News

Health - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 18:02

ABC News

Anxiety: Why the gender gap in Australia's most common mental illness?
ABC News
The findings echo a report published in June from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare that revealed anxiety disorders are the leading cause of ill health and death in girls and women aged five to 44. According to the World Health ...

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To Control Health Care Costs, US Employers Should Form Purchasing Alliances - Harvard Business Review

Health - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 13:09

Harvard Business Review

To Control Health Care Costs, US Employers Should Form Purchasing Alliances
Harvard Business Review
When it comes to health care costs, America's employers are at a crossroads. Competing for scarce labor in a tight market, they will have trouble continuing to shift medical bills onto employees as they have for several decades. That means that to ...

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If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored - ANU Science (blog)

Health - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 07:38

ANU Science (blog)

If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored
ANU Science (blog)
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has promised to hold a royal commission into mental health if Labor wins the November state election. Last week's announcement comes a couple of weeks after the federal government asked the Productivity Commission to ...

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If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored - ANU Science (blog)

Health - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 07:38

ANU Science (blog)

If we're to have another inquiry into mental health, it should look at why the others have been ignored
ANU Science (blog)
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has promised to hold a royal commission into mental health if Labor wins the November state election. Last week's announcement comes a couple of weeks after the federal government asked the Productivity Commission to ...

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