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Health service responds to Kilkivan, Goomeri nurse petition - Gympie Times

Health - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 00:17

Gympie Times

Health service responds to Kilkivan, Goomeri nurse petition
Gympie Times
THE Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service has responded to a petition from Kilkivan and Goomeri over the reinstatement of a community nurse to those communities. "We apologise if the community feels the service we're providing isn't meeting their ...

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Letters: heroin abuse is a public health issue - The Guardian

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

The Guardian

Letters: heroin abuse is a public health issue
The Guardian
I was struck by the statement that the Royal College of Physicians has declared that the problem must be seen as a public health rather than a criminal justice issue. As a (now retired) GP, and since the deaths in the 1980s of four young patients from ...

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Some children reach brink of suicide before getting help with mental health, charity warns - The Guardian

Health - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 14:11

The Guardian

Some children reach brink of suicide before getting help with mental health, charity warns
The Guardian
Javed Khan, chief executive of Britain's largest children's charity, said that young people's mental health had never been worse in the organisation's 152-year history. Radical action was needed, he said, because funding cuts had forced charities to ...

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Attitude to food must change to avoid costs to public health system - The Canberra Times

Health - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 14:02

The Canberra Times

Attitude to food must change to avoid costs to public health system
The Canberra Times
Canberrans need to take action over their health if we are to avoid a massive cost to the taxpayer in the future.

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Loneliness Rivals Obesity, Smoking as Health Risk - WebMD

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 19:08

WebMD

Loneliness Rivals Obesity, Smoking as Health Risk
WebMD
May 4, 2018 -- “The social media paradox”: Pop psychologists have coined the term to describe how social media have allowed us to become more connected to other people than at any time in history -- and yet many Americans report feeling more lonely and ...

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New rules to stop struggles between jail, health staff over suicidal inmates - The Canberra Times

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

New rules to stop struggles between jail, health staff over suicidal inmates
The Canberra Times
Internal struggles between health and corrections staff in Canberra's jail that reportedly put suicidal inmates at risk have been resolved, with the creation of a new code for the management of at-risk detainees. ACT Health staff, not corrections ...

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New rules to stop struggles between jail, health staff over suicidal inmates - The Canberra Times

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

New rules to stop struggles between jail, health staff over suicidal inmates
The Canberra Times
There are currently eight detainees classified as "at-risk" out of a total of 481 inmates, and the latest figures show around 17 per cent of inmates were receiving treatment from the mental health team. But testimony about the strained relations ...

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Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping 'health check' into federal ... - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 08:49

ABC Online

Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping 'health check' into federal ...
ABC Online
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a sweeping review of the federal public service to ensure it is capable of providing quality advice while being ...

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Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping 'health check' into federal ... - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 08:49

ABC Online

Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping 'health check' into federal ...
ABC Online
The review is being billed as a health check for the culture, capability and organisational structure of the public service, but Labor says it should have been consulted and unions are criticising the membership of the review panel.

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New My Health Record opt out and secondary use details leak, as announcements loom - Healthcare IT News (blog)

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 07:27

Healthcare IT News (blog)

New My Health Record opt out and secondary use details leak, as announcements loom
Healthcare IT News (blog)
Weeks before the anticipated announcement of the My Health Record opt out period, an insider's leak has claimed the Australian Digital Health Agency has decided to not explicitly inform consumers of the risks associated with My Health Record, such as ...

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Victoria Health Department investigate three cases of Legionnaires' disease - 9news.com.au

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 04:55

9news.com.au

Victoria Health Department investigate three cases of Legionnaires' disease
9news.com.au
Three cases of Legionnaires' disease are being invested in the north-west of Melbourne to determine a possible link to cooling towers. Victoria's deputy chief health officer Dr Brett Sutton said the three men infected all report residing in or visiting ...

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Man with 'mental health issues' dies in police custody - 9news.com.au

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 02:20

9news.com.au

Man with 'mental health issues' dies in police custody
9news.com.au
Police were called to a crisis accomodation centre in the town of Buninyong, north-west of Melbourne just after 5pm yesterday. They were due to take a mental health patient to hospital but when they arrived, police say he tried to run away. Police were ...

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Ryan Reynolds opens up about his mental health struggles - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:42

The Sydney Morning Herald

Ryan Reynolds opens up about his mental health struggles
The Sydney Morning Herald
You'd never know it from the smooth-operator vibes and Disney prince handsomeness that radiate from his magazine covers, but Ryan Reynolds is often, quite secretly, a nervous wreck. Video Player is loading. Play Video. Play. Unmute. 0:00. /. 0:00 ...
Ryan Reynolds' secret mental health battleSunshine Coast Daily
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Ryan Reynolds opens up about his mental health struggles - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:42

The Sydney Morning Herald

Ryan Reynolds opens up about his mental health struggles
The Sydney Morning Herald
You'd never know it from the smooth-operator vibes and Disney prince handsomeness that radiate from his magazine covers, but Ryan Reynolds is often, quite secretly, a nervous wreck. Video Player is loading. Play Video. Play. Unmute. 0:00. /. 0:00 ...
Céline Dion - Ashes (from the Deadpool 2 Motion Picture Soundtrack)YouTube
Ryan Reynolds: 'I don't know that there would be a Deadpool 3'EW.com

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Ryan Reynolds opens up about his mental health struggles - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:42

The Sydney Morning Herald

Ryan Reynolds opens up about his mental health struggles
The Sydney Morning Herald
You'd never know it from the smooth-operator vibes and Disney prince handsomeness that radiate from his magazine covers, but Ryan Reynolds is often, quite secretly, a nervous wreck. Replay. Replay Video. Loading. Play Video. He gets wracked by dread ...

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NSW health system could be fully digital in next decade - iTnews

Health - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:31

iTnews

NSW health system could be fully digital in next decade
iTnews
eHealth NSW's chief information officer Zoran Bolevich has predicted a “fully digitally-enabled and integrated” healthcare system in the state within as little as eight years. Speaking at Oracle's CloudWorld event in Sydney this week, Bolevic expressed ...

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What you can do to #RaiseDough for youth mental health - SBS

Health - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 22:39

SBS

What you can do to #RaiseDough for youth mental health
SBS
#RaiseDough is a national baking campaign set to inspire and raise awareness and funding for youth mental health. In 1998, ReachOut Australia took their initiative digital and simply changing the way people accessed help gave the organisation their ...

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Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 21:15

ABC Online

Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments
ABC Online
A shortage of beds at South Australia's main forensic mental health facility is forcing other "extremely unwell" mental health patients to languish in hospital emergency departments for hours on end, the SA Community Visitor Scheme has said. In a ...
Shocking report reveals shortage of beds in SA mental health facilities, patients shackled for daysThe Advertiser

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Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 21:15

ABC Online

Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments
ABC Online
A shortage of beds at South Australia's main forensic mental health facility is forcing other "extremely unwell" mental health patients to languish in hospital emergency departments for hours on end, the SA Community Visitor Scheme has said. In a ...
Shocking report reveals shortage of beds in SA mental health facilities, patients shackled for daysThe Advertiser

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Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 21:15

ABC Online

Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments
ABC Online
A shortage of beds at South Australia's main forensic mental health facility is forcing other "extremely unwell" mental health patients to languish in hospital emergency departments for hours on end, the SA Community Visitor Scheme has said. In a ...
Shocking report reveals shortage of beds in SA mental health facilities, patients shackled for daysThe Advertiser

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