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Health staff slammed over cancer contract - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 07:48

Health staff slammed over cancer contract
NEWS.com.au
The Australian National Audit Office has slammed the way health officials went about procuring the register, finding there was inadequate consideration of risk and poor management of conflicts of interest. After scouring the Telstra share registry ...

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NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard tells drug-taking doctors to 'get ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:52

The Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard tells drug-taking doctors to 'get ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has issued a stern directive to doctors who take illicit drugs on their days off, telling them to "get out of our public ...

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NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard tells drug-taking doctors to 'get ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:52

The Sydney Morning Herald

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard tells drug-taking doctors to 'get ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has issued a stern directive to doctors who take illicit drugs on their days off, telling them to "get out of our public ...

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Health insurance premiums could go up based on your social media ... - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 05:45

NEWS.com.au

Health insurance premiums could go up based on your social media ...
NEWS.com.au
DATA companies are already working tirelessly to aggregate detailed dossiers based on your internet usage for targeted advertising but what happens when ...

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'We should not falter': Julia Gillard announces mental health reform ... - WAtoday

Health - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 02:25

WAtoday

'We should not falter': Julia Gillard announces mental health reform ...
WAtoday
Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard says improving counselling services, early childhood education and changing the conversation around men's mental health ...

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Republican health care bills defy the party's own ideology - The Conversation US

Health - Thu, 06/29/2017 - 00:43

The Conversation US

Republican health care bills defy the party's own ideology
The Conversation US
Because Senate Republicans proposed reducing Medicaid coverage and health care exchange subsidies for low-income individuals, reaction to their bill from consumers, patient advocates and pundits has been overwhelmingly negative. But missing from ...
Ted Cruz has a big idea that just might unlock a Senate health care dealVox
Trump teases 'big surprise' on health billThe West Australian
Why Mitch McConnell and the Republicans Can't Fix Health CareThe New Yorker
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Premiums to keep rising as young people shun health funds - Bundaberg News Mail

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 23:04

Bundaberg News Mail

Premiums to keep rising as young people shun health funds
Bundaberg News Mail
The number of young people looking to join health funds has plunged by a third in the last five years in a move that threatens to further drive up skyrocketing premiums. And health funds and other industry players are calling on the government to ...

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Aboriginal health retreat using bush foods and medicines a 'promising' model for improvement - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 22:00

ABC Online

Aboriginal health retreat using bush foods and medicines a 'promising' model for improvement
ABC Online
Wild yams and fish, traditional bush medicines, Aboriginal herbal remedies and even sand massages are all part of a holistic health program designed to turn back an "epidemic" of chronic disease in north-east Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. A ...

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Aboriginal health retreat using bush foods and medicines a 'promising' model for improvement - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 22:00

ABC Online

Aboriginal health retreat using bush foods and medicines a 'promising' model for improvement
ABC Online
Wild yams and fish, traditional bush medicines, Aboriginal herbal remedies and even sand massages are all part of a holistic health program designed to turn back an "epidemic" of chronic disease in north-east Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. A ...

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What do conservatives want American health care to look like? - Vox

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 13:00

Vox

What do conservatives want American health care to look like?
Vox
Republicans are inching forward with an unpopular health bill that cuts Medicaid, raises deductibles, and costs people coverage — even while key party leaders sell it by trying to insist it does none of these things. As they push ahead, it's worth ...
The Fight for Health Care Has Always Been About Civil RightsThe Atlantic
The GOP health-care plan threatens to kill jobs nationwideWashington Post
When Cutting Access to Health Care, There's a Price to PayNew York Times
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Safety fears bring $20m funding boost for crucial psychiatric care - Herald Sun

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:14

Herald Sun

Safety fears bring $20m funding boost for crucial psychiatric care
Herald Sun
“We know a large number of Victorians who come in contact with the criminal justice system have mental health issues. That's why we're expanding Thomas Embling Hospital, creating a greater link between the mental health and justice system, and ...

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Supreme Court judge criticises Victoria's mental health system as ... - Herald Sun

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:11

Herald Sun

Supreme Court judge criticises Victoria's mental health system as ...
Herald Sun
A SUPREME Court judge has criticised Victorias underresourced mental health system as he learned there was a six-month waiting list for a bed for prisoners at ...

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ACT Health to hire new data deputy director-general and 'professional whip crackers' - The Canberra Times

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 07:10

The Canberra Times

ACT Health to hire new data deputy director-general and 'professional whip crackers'
The Canberra Times
ACT Health will recruit a new deputy director-general of data and performance after years of issues, Health Directorate director-general Nicole Feely has revealed. The directorate will also hire four new junior executives to help senior executives roll ...

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Geelong Cats CEO Brian Cook made chair of Barwon Health ... - Geelong Advertiser

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:58

Geelong Advertiser

Geelong Cats CEO Brian Cook made chair of Barwon Health ...
Geelong Advertiser
GEELONG Cats chief executive Brian Cook has been appointed chair of Barwon Health, the Andrews Government announced today.

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Gold Coast Mayoress Ruth Tate recovering in hospital after having heart attack overseas - Gold Coast Bulletin

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:46

Gold Coast Bulletin

Gold Coast Mayoress Ruth Tate recovering in hospital after having heart attack overseas
Gold Coast Bulletin
GOLD Coast Mayoress Ruth Tate is recovering in hospital after experiencing a major health scare while travelling overseas with her husband, Mayor Tom Tate. Mrs Tate had a serious cardiac arrest at Singapore's Changi Airport last Thursday while en route ...

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Burning Question: What happens if you don't remove a splinter? - ABC Online

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:38

ABC Online

Burning Question: What happens if you don't remove a splinter?
ABC Online
If you garden without gloves, or are partial to going barefoot in the backyard, chances are you've managed to collect a splinter. For most of us, it's a non-event. With tweezers or even your fingernails, you can pull the splinter from the skin's ...

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Health fears amid Greek rubbish strike - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 02:20

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health fears amid Greek rubbish strike
The Sydney Morning Herald
Athens: Bags of rubbish and rotting vegetables are piled high on the pavements of Greek capital's port of Piraeus - signs of a mounting labour dispute fast turning into a public health crisis. On Monday Pensioner Fotini Papadaki held her nose as she ...

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