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Perth hospitals declare emergency mental health code yellow after 'ugly week' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 22:19

The Sydney Morning Herald

Perth hospitals declare emergency mental health code yellow after 'ugly week'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Hospital emergency department staff are bracing for a tough weekend after a week that has already been described as “ugly” by a senior doctor. Perth's mental health system was under such stress this week that a 'code yellow' was called, reflecting an ...

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Perth hospitals declare emergency mental health code yellow after 'ugly week' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 22:19

The Sydney Morning Herald

Perth hospitals declare emergency mental health code yellow after 'ugly week'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Hospital emergency department staff are bracing for a tough weekend after a week that has already been described as “ugly” by a senior doctor. Perth's mental health system was under such stress this week that a 'code yellow' was called, reflecting an ...

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National Indigenous health staffing reaches crisis point as community relies on 'Panadol clinic' - ABC News

Health - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 20:10

ABC News

National Indigenous health staffing reaches crisis point as community relies on 'Panadol clinic'
ABC News
They allege it has contributed to at least one premature death, and damaged long-term health outcomes for other patients. The Sunrise Health Service said it was struggling to recruit enough staff to man its Indigenous community clinics in the Katherine ...

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National Indigenous health staffing reaches crisis point as community relies on 'Panadol clinic' - ABC News

Health - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 20:07

ABC News

National Indigenous health staffing reaches crisis point as community relies on 'Panadol clinic'
ABC News
They allege it has contributed to at least one premature death, and damaged long-term health outcomes for other patients. The Sunrise Health Service said it was struggling to recruit enough staff to man its Indigenous community clinics in the Katherine ...

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Fewer ACT Health staff undergo anti-bullying training - The Canberra Times

Health - Sat, 10/27/2018 - 13:01

The Canberra Times

Fewer ACT Health staff undergo anti-bullying training
The Canberra Times
A course designed to address bullying within ACT Health wasn't available to employees for four months while it was updated to include online modules, an ACT Health spokeswoman said. Fewer ACT Health employees underwent anti-bullying training last ...

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Why a mental health Royal Commission is needed - Ballarat Courier

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 20:05

Ballarat Courier

Why a mental health Royal Commission is needed
Ballarat Courier
The Premier's announcement that a re-elected Labor government will launch a Royal Commission into mental health is welcomed by Mental Health Victoria. In the years to come, we hope that this announcement will be viewed as a watershed moment for ...

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SA Health's highest earners include 239 on more than $500000 - The Advertiser

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 06:58

The Advertiser

SA Health's highest earners include 239 on more than $500000
The Advertiser
As well as top earners, the total wages and salary bill for all SA Health employees in 2017-18 was $3.1 billion — the addition of entitlements such as annual leave, long service leave and superannuation pushed the total employees expenses tab to $3.9 ...

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Will Pucovski out of cricket with mental health issue - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 05:43

The Sydney Morning Herald

Will Pucovski out of cricket with mental health issue
The Sydney Morning Herald
Brilliant young Victorian batsman Will Pucovski is standing out of cricket for an indefinite period because of a mental health issue. The 20-year-old batsman made 243 in his most recent first class match, a Sheffield Shield encounter with Western ...
Victoria's Australian Test hopeful Will Pucovski takes shock break to deal with mental health issueABC News
Young Victorian batting star Will Pucovski takes leave from cricket to battle mental health issuesHerald Sun
Cricket: Batting prodigy Will Pucovski to take 'indefinite break' to deal with mental health issueWide World of Sports

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Will Pucovski out of cricket with mental health issue - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 05:43

The Sydney Morning Herald

Will Pucovski out of cricket with mental health issue
The Sydney Morning Herald
Brilliant young Victorian batsman Will Pucovski is standing out of cricket for an indefinite period because of a mental health issue. The 20-year-old batsman made 243 in his most recent first class match, a Sheffield Shield encounter with Western ...
Young Victorian batting star Will Pucovski takes leave from cricket to battle mental health issuesHerald Sun
Young Victorian batsman Will Pucovski take indefinite leave from cricket for mental health-related illnessNEWS.com.au
Victoria's Australian Test hopeful Will Pucovski takes shock break to deal with mental health issueABC News

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National survey dropped as expert warns of 'huge waste of human potential' - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 04:38

NEWS.com.au

National survey dropped as expert warns of 'huge waste of human potential'
NEWS.com.au
Many thought the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, which was done in 1997 and 2007, would survey residents again in 2017. But in response to inquiries from news.com.au, a spokeswoman for the Federal Department of Health said “the ...

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National survey dropped as expert warns of 'huge waste of human potential' - NEWS.com.au

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 04:38

NEWS.com.au

National survey dropped as expert warns of 'huge waste of human potential'
NEWS.com.au
Many thought the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, which was done in 1997 and 2007, would survey residents again in 2017. But in response to inquiries from news.com.au, a spokeswoman for the Federal Department of Health said “the ...

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Early warnings of child mental health crisis on Nauru fell on deaf ears, health experts say - ABC News

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 02:28

ABC News

Early warnings of child mental health crisis on Nauru fell on deaf ears, health experts say
ABC News
Background Briefing has obtained dozens of mental health assessments completed by child refugees and asylum seekers on the island and their parents. The so-called Strength and Difficulties Questionnaires provide a snapshot of how kids in the offshore ...

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Early warnings of child mental health crisis on Nauru fell on deaf ears, health experts say - ABC News

Health - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 02:28

ABC News

Early warnings of child mental health crisis on Nauru fell on deaf ears, health experts say
ABC News
Background Briefing has obtained dozens of mental health assessments completed by child refugees and asylum seekers on the island and their parents. The so-called Strength and Difficulties Questionnaires provide a snapshot of how kids in the offshore ...

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Primary Health hit with $18m employee backpay bill - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 23:16

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health hit with $18m employee backpay bill
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care will compensate employees of its medical centres division to the tune of $18 million after botching their pay as far back as 2011. The $1.7 billion medical, pathology and radiology provider said it had identified incorrect wage ...

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Primary Health hit with $18m employee backpay bill - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 23:16

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health hit with $18m employee backpay bill
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care will compensate employees of its medical centres division to the tune of $18 million after botching their pay as far back as 2011. The $1.7 billion medical, pathology and radiology provider said it had identified incorrect wage ...

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Caroline Wozniacki makes jarring revelation about her health - NEWS.com.au

Health - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:18

NEWS.com.au

Caroline Wozniacki makes jarring revelation about her health
NEWS.com.au
CAROLINE Wozniacki was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis before the US Open, the Danish tennis player revealed at the WTA Finals on Friday morning (AEDT). She made the announcement after being eliminated from the year-end competition following ...

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Canberra Now: Best laid off-the-plans; health considers cost-cutting - The Canberra Times

Health - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 19:25

The Canberra Times

Canberra Now: Best laid off-the-plans; health considers cost-cutting
The Canberra Times
Good morning, Canberra. Happy Friday! Was it just me, or did that week feel longer than most? We're expecting a high of 25 degrees to welcome you into what will be a relatively warm weekend in the capital. But before you start making plans on exactly ...

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Early warnings of child mental health crisis on Nauru fell on deaf ears, health experts say - ABC News

Health - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 19:12

ABC News

Early warnings of child mental health crisis on Nauru fell on deaf ears, health experts say
ABC News
Background Briefing has obtained dozens of mental health assessments completed by child refugees and asylum seekers on the island and their parents. The so-called Strength and Difficulties Questionnaires provide a snapshot of how kids in the offshore ...

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$60m mental health centre for teenagers to open in Parkville - The Age

Health - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 10:47

The Age

$60m mental health centre for teenagers to open in Parkville
The Age
A new "centre of excellence" to support teenagers and young adults with mental health issues will open in Melbourne before the end of the year, providing clinical treatment for an estimated 5000 people every year. The $60 million facility, which is ...

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$60m mental health centre for teenagers to open in Parkville - The Age

Health - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 10:47

The Age

$60m mental health centre for teenagers to open in Parkville
The Age
A new "centre of excellence" to support teenagers and young adults with mental health issues will open in Melbourne before the end of the year, providing clinical treatment for an estimated 5000 people every year. The $60 million facility, which is ...

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