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Morning mail: voters back education and health funding above tax cuts - The Guardian

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 21:00

The Guardian

Morning mail: voters back education and health funding above tax cuts
The Guardian
Asked to rate their budget priorities, the survey of 1,033 voters nominated increased spending for healthcare (67%), age pensions (56%), education (55%) and affordable housing (52%). The government has also foreshadowed spending on infrastructure in ...

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Bed shutdown at RHH to treat teenager indicative of mental health care failure, critics say - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 20:51

ABC Online

Bed shutdown at RHH to treat teenager indicative of mental health care failure, critics say
ABC Online
The health services union is angry a high-dependency bed at the Royal Hobart Hospital has been closed since last week to accommodate the treatment of a teenager, saying the Government has failed to fill a gap in adolescent mental health care despite ...

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Bed shutdown at RHH to treat teenager indicative of mental health care failure, critics say - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 20:51

ABC Online

Bed shutdown at RHH to treat teenager indicative of mental health care failure, critics say
ABC Online
The health services union is angry a high-dependency bed at the Royal Hobart Hospital has been closed since last week to accommodate the treatment of a teenager, saying the Government has failed to fill a gap in adolescent mental health care despite ...

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Lifeline funding boost to support mental health in Barker - Naracoorte Herald

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 07:02

Naracoorte Herald

Lifeline funding boost to support mental health in Barker
Naracoorte Herald
The Coalition Government will provide $33.8 million to Lifeline to significantly boost their telephone crisis service and help those with mental health issues in Barker. Over one million Australians reach out to Lifeline each year and it receives the ...

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Health fears for hunger striking detainee - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:29

NEWS.com.au

Health fears for hunger striking detainee
NEWS.com.au
... Canberra on Monday. "Without commenting in relation to that case, there may be all sorts of complications in the background that are not publicly released that would prevent us making a decision to release a particular person." Advocates say the ...

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Two Aus private equity firms vie for health recruiter - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:23

The Australian Financial Review

Two Aus private equity firms vie for health recruiter
The Australian Financial Review
It's Crescent Capital Partners versus Adamantem Capital in the final furlong for Healthcare Australia. Street Talk can reveal the two mid-tier private equity firms are in late-stage due diligence for HCA, the country's biggest recruiter of doctors and ...

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PFAS chemicals not linked to disease but health effects 'cannot be ruled out', expert panel finds - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:17

ABC Online

PFAS chemicals not linked to disease but health effects 'cannot be ruled out', expert panel finds
ABC Online
Another future research priority suggested health authorities get a better understanding of how PFAS affects humans and at what level, possibly including long-term studies or identifying ways to speed up the body's elimination of PFAS. Northern ...
No health risk from foam: expert panelNEWS.com.au
Williamtown contamination: Federal government health panel's PFAS report dismisses cancer linkNewcastle Herald

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PFAS chemicals not linked to disease but health effects 'cannot be ruled out', expert panel finds - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:17

ABC Online

PFAS chemicals not linked to disease but health effects 'cannot be ruled out', expert panel finds
ABC Online
Voluntary blood tests got underway in Katherine in March this year, following an interim human health risk assessment that warned against eating local seafood and home-grown produce. The entire town has been on water restrictions since August 2017 ...
No health risk from foam: expert panelNEWS.com.au
Williamtown contamination: Federal government health panel's PFAS report dismisses cancer linkNewcastle Herald

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Academic talks about her experience with mental health and depression - Western Advocate

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:39

Academic talks about her experience with mental health and depression
Western Advocate
AUTHOR and academic Kim Hodges, will share her own experience of mental illness at a presentation being held at Bathurst Regional Library on Wednesday, May 9, beginning at 11am. Ms Hodges book Girl over the Edge was released this month, with Hodges ...

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May is a great time to focus on physical activity and health - Western Advocate

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:36

Western Advocate

May is a great time to focus on physical activity and health
Western Advocate
WITH HEART Week being celebrated during May, Marathon Health are urging people in Bathurst to focus on their physical activity and health. Emily Roberts, Communications Officer with Marathon Health said May was a great chance to continue the ...

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RAH stroke scandal: FIFO specialist brought in by SA Health because replacement doctor for urgent stroke cases is ... - The Advertiser

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 03:15

The Advertiser

RAH stroke scandal: FIFO specialist brought in by SA Health because replacement doctor for urgent stroke cases is ...
The Advertiser
After the death scandal broke, then-Health Minister Jack Snelling ordered a third person be hired — Dr Chryssidis applied but was overlooked by a panel which included Dr Scroop in favour of Dr Do despite her not being fully accredited for the delicate ...

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Patients lives at risk after NDIS funding redirected, Mental Health Victoria says - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 02:19

ABC Online

Patients lives at risk after NDIS funding redirected, Mental Health Victoria says
ABC Online
About a thousand jobs in the community mental health sector will be lost within the next year, as tens of millions of dollars is redirected to the NDIS instead, Mental Health Victoria said. MHV said those changes would leave 11,000 people suffering a ...

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Patients lives at risk after NDIS funding redirected, Mental Health Victoria says - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 02:19

ABC Online

Patients lives at risk after NDIS funding redirected, Mental Health Victoria says
ABC Online
About a thousand jobs in the community mental health sector will be lost within the next year, as tens of millions of dollars is redirected to the NDIS instead, Mental Health Victoria said. MHV said those changes would leave 11,000 people suffering a ...

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Patients lives at risk after NDIS funding redirected, Mental Health Victoria says - ABC Online

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 02:19

ABC Online

Patients lives at risk after NDIS funding redirected, Mental Health Victoria says
ABC Online
About a thousand jobs in the community mental health sector will be lost within the next year, as tens of millions of dollars is redirected to the NDIS instead, Mental Health Victoria said. MHV said those changes would leave 11,000 people suffering a ...

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Smartphones becoming health issue: study - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 01:22

NEWS.com.au

Smartphones becoming health issue: study
NEWS.com.au
Lead researcher Dr Sharon Horwood said the findings were surprising, and added weight to suggestions problematic smartphone use is becoming an increasingly prevalent public health issue. "There's no doubt that smartphones have changed the way we do ...

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Indigenous health focus - Shepparton News

Health - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 23:46

Shepparton News

Indigenous health focus
Shepparton News
The pair were honoured at a special celebration at Shepparton's Department of Rural Health campus on Thursday, following a graduation ceremony in Melbourne. The indigenous women were just the second cohort to graduate with their studies, including ...

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Mental health crises seeing more kids forced to ED for help; experts call for greater investment - ABC Online

Health - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 18:55

ABC Online

Mental health crises seeing more kids forced to ED for help; experts call for greater investment
ABC Online
A dramatic increase in the number of children going to the emergency department in mental health crises is evidence "the system is failing", according to a group of leading adolescent and mental health experts. In Victoria, there was a 46 per cent ...
Alarming rise in number of children in emergency with mental health problemsHerald Sun

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Mental health crises seeing more kids forced to ED for help; experts call for greater investment - ABC Online

Health - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 18:55

ABC Online

Mental health crises seeing more kids forced to ED for help; experts call for greater investment
ABC Online
A dramatic increase in the number of children going to the emergency department in mental health crises is evidence "the system is failing", according to a group of leading adolescent and mental health experts. In Victoria, there was a 46 per cent ...
Alarming rise in number of children in emergency with mental health problemsHerald Sun

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Mental health crises seeing more kids forced to ED for help; experts call for greater investment - ABC Online

Health - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 18:55

ABC Online

Mental health crises seeing more kids forced to ED for help; experts call for greater investment
ABC Online
A dramatic increase in the number of children going to the emergency department in mental health crises is evidence "the system is failing", according to a group of leading adolescent and mental health experts. In Victoria, there was a 46 per cent ...
Mental health crisis in our children on the riseCoffs Coast Advocate
Alarming rise in number of children in emergency with mental health problemsHerald Sun

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Bree Warren On Why Health Isn't One Size Fits All - Women's Health

Health - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 13:55

Women's Health

Bree Warren On Why Health Isn't One Size Fits All
Women's Health
In each post, I wear swim pieces that I really would wear in real life, and share what size I'm wearing. I want to start building #breekiniweekly into an inclusive space for beach body diversity and show all shapes, sizes and body types. I want it to ...

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