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Tasmanian Health Service boss David Alcorn 'needs to go', doctors say - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 07:20

ABC Online

Tasmanian Health Service boss David Alcorn 'needs to go', doctors say
ABC Online
There are growing calls for the David Alcorn, CEO of Tasmania's Health Service (THS), to be sacked. Tasmania's hospitals have experienced bed shortages, there are concerns about the safety of a new Mental Health Observation Unit and another hospital is ...

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Tasmanian Health Service boss David Alcorn 'needs to go', doctors say - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 07:20

ABC Online

Tasmanian Health Service boss David Alcorn 'needs to go', doctors say
ABC Online
Staff concerns were being ignored said Emily Shepherd from the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation. "It certainly seems like the THS executive are keen to implement the unit regardless of the significant feedback from a ...

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Why a meaningful life might matter more than happiness - ABC Online

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 07:13

ABC Online

Why a meaningful life might matter more than happiness
ABC Online
"Whatever good or bad fortune may come our way, we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value." Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha. What is the most meaningful thing that happened to you this year? What inspired you, and gave you ...

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Regional health gutted: MPs - The West Australian

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 06:27

The West Australian

Regional health gutted: MPs
The West Australian
Opposition MPs have accused Labor of ignoring the Capes and gutting regional services as a third not-for-profit undergoes a State Government-initiated shake-up. On Tuesday, GP Down South announced it would stop delivering its child health clinic on ...

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Royal commission to consider mental health discrimination - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 06:05

The Australian Financial Review

Royal commission to consider mental health discrimination
The Australian Financial Review
Renegade Nationals MP Llew O'Brien has been assured by Treasurer Scott Morrison that the government's royal commission will examine mental health insurance claims despite the terms of reference not specifically mentioning it. Mr O'Brien, who played a ...

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Royal commission to consider mental health discrimination - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 06:05

The Australian Financial Review

Royal commission to consider mental health discrimination
The Australian Financial Review
Renegade Nationals MP Llew O'Brien has been assured by Treasurer Scott Morrison that the government's royal commission will examine mental health insurance claims despite the terms of reference not specifically mentioning it. Mr O'Brien, who played a ...

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Health workers win full long service leave entitlements - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 23:25

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health workers win full long service leave entitlements
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands NSW Health workers including former employees who have worked as casuals have won the right to include that time towards their long service leave entitlements for the first time. The NSW Supreme Court on Thursday decided to include time ...

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Health workers win full long service leave entitlements - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 23:25

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health workers win full long service leave entitlements
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands NSW Health workers including former employees who have worked as casuals have won the right to include that time towards their long service leave entitlements for the first time. The NSW Supreme Court on Thursday decided to include time ...

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Health workers win full long service leave entitlements - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 23:25

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health workers win full long service leave entitlements
The Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands NSW Health workers including former employees who have worked as casuals have won the right to include that time towards their long service leave entitlements for the first time. The NSW Supreme Court on Thursday decided to include time ...

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Mental health: Crisis intervention training for Townsville police ... - Townsville Bulletin

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:04

Townsville Bulletin

Mental health: Crisis intervention training for Townsville police ...
Townsville Bulletin
MENTAL health issues can affect everyone but the men and women in blue protecting the community see more than their fair share in the line of duty. Townsville Chief Superintendent Kev Guteridge said police often dealt with people in situations of ...

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Mental health: Crisis intervention training for Townsville police ... - Townsville Bulletin

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:04

Townsville Bulletin

Mental health: Crisis intervention training for Townsville police ...
Townsville Bulletin
MENTAL health issues can affect everyone but the men and women in blue protecting the community see more than their fair share in the line of duty. Townsville ...

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Editorial: Health needs top priority | The Mercury - The Mercury

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 13:02

The Mercury

Editorial: Health needs top priority | The Mercury
The Mercury
TASMANIA can be proud that the state has been taking the big issues in hand. Education has been firmly in the spotlight under the Liberal Government.

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Link between socio-economic status and health in Northern Tasmania - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:56

Tasmania Examiner

Link between socio-economic status and health in Northern Tasmania
Tasmania Examiner
“The socio-economic disadvantage and poor health links are very, very close,” the Australian Health Policy Collaboration's Ben Harris said. “Tasmanians living in the lower 40 per cent of socio-economic status, which is a lot of Northern Tasmania, are ...

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Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart? - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 06:24

ABC Online

Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart?
ABC Online
The idea of a link between oral health and the heart has been around for a century. But it has only been in the last few decades that health professionals have taken this link seriously enough to recommend dental care as a way of reducing your risk of ...

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Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart? - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 06:22

ABC Online

Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart?
ABC Online
As kids, we learn that brushing and flossing your teeth is essential if we want to avoid tooth decay and have healthy gums. But could keeping our gums healthy also help to reduce your risk of having a heart attack? The idea of a link between oral ...

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Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart? - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 06:22

ABC Online

Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart?
ABC Online
As kids, we learn that brushing and flossing your teeth is essential if we want to avoid tooth decay and have healthy gums. But could keeping our gums healthy also help to reduce your risk of having a heart attack? The idea of a link between oral ...

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Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart? - ABC Online

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 06:22

ABC Online

Are healthy teeth linked to a healthy heart?
ABC Online
The idea of a link between oral health and the heart has been around for a century. But it has only been in the last few decades that health professionals have taken this link seriously enough to recommend dental care as a way of reducing your risk of ...

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Ball a continual success for CQ mental health awareness - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:53

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Ball a continual success for CQ mental health awareness
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
Now in its fifth year, the Black Dog Ball has generated in excess of $145,000, donated to various Central Queensland mental health organisations. The aim of the ball is to remove the stigma associated with mental illness and depression and to fund ...

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Barwon Health AGM to record $1.2m operating surplus for the 2016-17 financial year - Geelong Advertiser

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 01:41

Geelong Advertiser

Barwon Health AGM to record $1.2m operating surplus for the 2016-17 financial year
Geelong Advertiser
AN intensive cost savings plan has helped Barwon Health turn around its massive budget blowout of a year ago to record an operating surplus. At its annual general meeting tonight, the organisation will report a surplus of $1.2m for the 2016-17 ...

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Vic babies recruited to fix health woes - SBS

Health - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:24

Sky News Australia

Vic babies recruited to fix health woes
SBS
The parents of Victorian babies born in 2020 and 2021 will be asked to hand over their child's medical records as part of a world-first research project aimed at solving a "tsunami" of pressing health problems. Generation Victoria, or Gen V, is an opt ...
Vic babies recruited to fix health woes - News.com.auNEWS.com.au
Victorian babies help solve health problemsSky News Australia

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