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More young people in regional areas struggling with mental health, report - Ballarat Courier

Health - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 01:05

Ballarat Courier

More young people in regional areas struggling with mental health, report
Ballarat Courier
“We need faster access to mental health whether in private or public sector, we need to entice specialists out into regional and rural areas and we need to continue to keep youth mental health as a focus, as early intervention and support is so much ...

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No Jab, No Play: Health researchers register rise in vaccinations following welfare payment cuts - ABC News

Health - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:05

ABC News

No Jab, No Play: Health researchers register rise in vaccinations following welfare payment cuts
ABC News
Vaccination rates appear to have increased following the Federal Government's decision to reduce welfare payments for unvaccinated children. For a month now, families who refuse or delay vaccinations have had their Family Tax Benefit Part A payments ...

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Distinguished Gentlemen's ride comes to Bendigo streets to raise funds for men's mental health and prostate cancer - Bendigo Advertiser

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 22:04

Bendigo Advertiser

Distinguished Gentlemen's ride comes to Bendigo streets to raise funds for men's mental health and prostate cancer
Bendigo Advertiser
Bendigo organiser Rod Gilbert said he believed any effort to keep men's mental health affected a much wider range of people than it might seem. “Any efforts for men we can help to keep check of their mental health is a useful exercise,” Mr Gilbert said.

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Struggling with mental health as a teen - NEWS.com.au

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:30

NEWS.com.au

Struggling with mental health as a teen
NEWS.com.au
STAYING in my childhood bedroom is always nostalgic. I've lived interstate for only a short while, but every moment I have in my old home reminds me why it was so hard to leave. Before retiring to bed, I decided to go through my old closet that's still ...

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ACT Health cultural problems blamed as Canberra Hospital outsources CT scan reports for entire month - ABC News

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:13

ABC News

ACT Health cultural problems blamed as Canberra Hospital outsources CT scan reports for entire month
ABC News
"The Medical Imaging executive are working to secure additional locum radiology services and as these radiology locums confirm availability we anticipate the need for offsite reporting will decline," they said. ACT Health said 95 per cent of non-urgent ...

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Mental health accounted for nearly 10000 hospital bed days in the ISLHD - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:00

Illawarra Mercury

Mental health accounted for nearly 10000 hospital bed days in the ISLHD
Illawarra Mercury
Mental health patients occupy one in 10 hospital beds across the region according to new figures. The latest Hospital Quarterly report reveals that from April to June, mental health patients stayed for 9645 of the 94,376 hospital bed days recorded ...

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RU OK?: Mine group tackles mental health - The West Australian

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 18:01

The West Australian

RU OK?: Mine group tackles mental health
The West Australian
Mike Gear hails from the days of WA's mining industry when men experiencing personal struggles were told to “toughen up” and “get over it” — and he admits he was quick to use such phrases 30 years ago. In those days, particularly on remote work sites, ...
After parking garage incidents, Ohio State pushes for more mental health resourcesNBC4i.com

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RACGP warns of parents' ability to see teenagers' health data on My Health Record - RACGP

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 05:02

RACGP

RACGP warns of parents' ability to see teenagers' health data on My Health Record
RACGP
'My Health Record is a complex system. [The RACGP] believes an opt-out model that provides standing consent for healthcare providers to access and upload to a patient's record requires a broad and in-depth consumer awareness campaign,' he told the ...

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Leaked email: SA Health congratulates staff on failing to fill mental health vacancies - InDaily

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:24

InDaily

Leaked email: SA Health congratulates staff on failing to fill mental health vacancies
InDaily
“Your assistance is again needed to update the savings register for vacancy management savings,” says the email, dated August 29, 2018, from Tim Magor, Senior Business Manager – Mental Health Services, for the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.

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Leaked email: SA Health congratulates staff on failing to fill mental health vacancies - InDaily

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 03:18

InDaily

Leaked email: SA Health congratulates staff on failing to fill mental health vacancies
InDaily
“Your assistance is again needed to update the savings register for vacancy management savings,” says the email, dated August 29, 2018, from Tim Magor, Senior Business Manager – Mental Health Services, for the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.

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The tooth hurts as poverty harms Mackay locals' health - Mackay Daily Mercury

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 02:38

Mackay Daily Mercury

The tooth hurts as poverty harms Mackay locals' health
Mackay Daily Mercury
Special NewsRegional analysis of federal health data shows 20,262 - 21.8 per cent - of local adults were unable to pay for basic dental treatment in the 2016-17 financial year. The research also shows about 9202 - 9.9 per cent - of locals could not ...

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Prince William opens up about his own mental health issues - Now To Love

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 01:27

Now To Love

Prince William opens up about his own mental health issues
Now To Love
Ever since they launched their Heads Together program in 2016, Prince William, Duchess Catherine and Prince Harry have worked to reduce the negative stigma surrounding mental health. And while announcing his new campaign to improve mental health ...
Duke of Cambridge launches initiative to support mental health in the workplaceThe Independent
Prince William Gets Candid About His Own Mental Health StrugglesE! Online
Prince William Shares His Struggle as a First Responder: 'I Took Home a Lot Without Realizing It'PEOPLE.com
BBC News -Mind -CBI
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Prince William opens up about his own mental health issues - Now To Love

Health - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 01:27

Now To Love

Prince William opens up about his own mental health issues
Now To Love
Ever since they launched their Heads Together program in 2016, Prince William, Duchess Catherine and Prince Harry have worked to reduce the negative stigma surrounding mental health. And while announcing his new campaign to improve mental health ...
Prince William Gets Candid About His Own Mental Health StrugglesE! Online
Duke of Cambridge launches initiative to support mental health in the workplaceThe Independent
Poor mental health at work 'widespread'BBC News
PEOPLE.com -CNN -Mind -CBI
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Jack Ma's Alibaba retirement avoids health hazard of being a Chinese billionaire - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 23:29

The Australian Financial Review

Jack Ma's Alibaba retirement avoids health hazard of being a Chinese billionaire
The Australian Financial Review
Americans like to celebrate the wealthy. The Chinese tend to be a lot less indulgent. That goes some way to explaining Jack Ma's plans to retire as Alibaba Group's co-founder and the almost daily unwinding of China's once high-flying (debt-fuelled ...

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The biggest losers in health fund reforms - News Mail

Health - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 23:26

News Mail

The biggest losers in health fund reforms
News Mail
Young people aged under 30 will be eligible for discounts on health fund premiums of up to 10 per cent under other changes designed to turn around the exodus from private health insurance fuelled by successive premium rises more than twice the ...

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Canberra Now: Health inquiry slammed & dig threatens power pole - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 20:24

The Canberra Times

Canberra Now: Health inquiry slammed & dig threatens power pole
The Canberra Times
After months of escalating concerns around governance and bullying, Ms Fitzharris announced an independent review into ACT Health's culture on Monday. Yet she fell short of announcing the judicial inquiry called for by the Australian Medical Association.

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Canberra Now: Health inquiry slammed & dig threatens power pole - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 20:24

The Canberra Times

Canberra Now: Health inquiry slammed & dig threatens power pole
The Canberra Times
After months of escalating concerns around governance and bullying, Ms Fitzharris announced an independent review into ACT Health's culture on Monday. Yet she fell short of announcing the judicial inquiry called for by the Australian Medical Association.

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ACT Health review should look at insufficient funding growth: Stanhope - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 04:42

The Canberra Times

ACT Health review should look at insufficient funding growth: Stanhope
The Canberra Times
Former chief minister Jon Stanhope has criticised the territory government for not increasing its health expenditure in line with inflation, saying he believes financial pressures are at the heart of issues plaguing ACT Health. Mr Stanhope's comments ...

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Who is our health regulator, AHPRA, and does it operate effectively? - The Conversation AU

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

The Conversation AU

Who is our health regulator, AHPRA, and does it operate effectively?
The Conversation AU
In Australia, we sometimes hear of problems in the health industry regarding anaesthetics, cosmetic surgeons or chiropractors acting in ways that could be, and sometimes are, harmful to patients. This leads many to wonder whether our health regulations ...

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Woman charged after healthcare worker stabbed in neck at McCafe - 9news.com.au

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 22:03

9news.com.au

Woman charged after healthcare worker stabbed in neck at McCafe
9news.com.au
A woman has been charged after a healthcare worker was stabbed in the throat outside a McCafe in Sydney's inner-west. The 34-year-old woman suffered stab wounds to her neck when she was set upon at the Missenden Road McCafe, near the Royal ...

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