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Staff member blows whistle on mould issues at health centre - Grafton Daily Examiner

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Grafton Daily Examiner

Staff member blows whistle on mould issues at health centre
Grafton Daily Examiner
MOULD-infested buildings at a Grafton community health centre are putting staff health at risk, claims a whistleblower. A staff member at Grafton Community Health at Aruma in Queen St said administration workers and nurses had complained for more than ...

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Sutherland Hospital staff nominated in Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards 2018 - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 23:14

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

Sutherland Hospital staff nominated in Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards 2018
St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
The finalists are among those whose contribution to the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District will be showcased in a ceremony hosted by NSW Health at Parliament House on September 27. The annual awards acknowledge the contribution and ...

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'Fix our health system!': A Labor MP's stinging response to the Premier's polite card - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 14:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

'Fix our health system!': A Labor MP's stinging response to the Premier's polite card
The Sydney Morning Herald
It started with a polite, seemingly heartfelt card from NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who had learned of Labor MP Jenny Aitchison's "serious health issue" and wanted her to know her "thoughts are with you and your family". But Ms Aitchison ...

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STIs on the rise in Hunter New England, NSW data shows - Newcastle Herald

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:32

Newcastle Herald

STIs on the rise in Hunter New England, NSW data shows
Newcastle Herald
“We are certainly seeing an ongoing rise in syphilis and gonorrhoea,” Hunter New England clinical director of sexual health, Dr Nathan Ryder, said. “There has been a general increase in those STIs – especially in gay men – in the past 10 years, and we ...

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India launches 'Modicare' - world's biggest health scheme - SBS

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 06:43

SBS

India launches 'Modicare' - world's biggest health scheme
SBS
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the world's biggest health insurance scheme, promising free coverage for half a billion of India's poorest citizens ahead of national elections next year. The bottom 40 per cent of India's 1.25 billion people will ...
All about PMJAY-Ayushman Bharat, the national health missionIndia Today
PM launches world's largest state-funded Ayushman Bharat health schemeTimes of India
PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat health scheme. Here's all you need to knowEconomic Times

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“They all could have been saved”: Expert slams mental health system for failing Victorians - 3AW

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 04:47

3AW

“They all could have been saved”: Expert slams mental health system for failing Victorians
3AW
One of state's leading mental health experts has slammed the Victorian system, saying hundreds of lives could have been saved had there been adequate investment by the state government. Head of the Orygen youth mental health centre, Professor Patrick ...

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“They all could have been saved”: Expert slams mental health system for failing Victorians - 3AW

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 04:44

3AW

“They all could have been saved”: Expert slams mental health system for failing Victorians
3AW
One of state's leading mental health experts has slammed the Victorian system, saying hundreds of lives could have been saved had there been adequate investment by the state government. Head of the Orygen youth mental health centre, Professor Patrick ...

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Serena Williams Champions Women's Breast Health In 'I Touch Myself' Via JWT - B&T

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 02:11

B&T

Serena Williams Champions Women's Breast Health In 'I Touch Myself' Via JWT
B&T
In a world first, sporting superstar Serena Williams has recorded an emotive version of Breast Cancer awareness anthem 'I touch myself', as part of an inspirational campaign developed by J. Walter Thompson Sydney, in partnership with Berlei. Launched ...

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Health of the Nation: What our politicians had to say - RACGP

Health - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 00:54

RACGP

Health of the Nation: What our politicians had to say
RACGP
'The RACGP brings a methodology and evidence base to health policy to ensure that general practice can remain as the strongest part of Australia's health system,' RACGP President-elect Dr Harry Nespolon said at last week's unveiling of the Health of ...

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Telstra Health's $50m cancer screening delay - The Australian

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 14:00

The Australian

Telstra Health's $50m cancer screening delay
The Australian
When the federal government controversially outsourced the new register in 2016, the telco's health arm was expected to have it ready the following year. Telstra Health was to pull together nine cancer-screening registers, giving patients a single record.

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Putting health claims into perspective - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Putting health claims into perspective
The Canberra Times
Andrew Barr spent the first 10 minutes of his ABC Chief Minister talkback program on Friday, September 14, lambasting the federal Coalition government about ripping money out of ACT Health ever since Joe Hockey's 2014 budget – and campaigning for us ...

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GPs struggle in a system ill-equipped to deal with mental health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

GPs struggle in a system ill-equipped to deal with mental health
The Sydney Morning Herald
I sat in the waiting room staring at my hands, willing them to stop shaking. Anxiety was a fighter jet, roaring through my cells, dropping grenades from head to toe. When the doctor called my name I shuffled after her, a shrunken version of a self I no ...

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GPs struggle in a system ill-equipped to deal with mental health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

GPs struggle in a system ill-equipped to deal with mental health
The Sydney Morning Herald
I sat in the waiting room staring at my hands, willing them to stop shaking. Anxiety was a fighter jet, roaring through my cells, dropping grenades from head to toe. When the doctor called my name I shuffled after her, a shrunken version of a self I no ...

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Still getting it wrong on mental health - The Age

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 10:37

The Age

Still getting it wrong on mental health
The Age
Two stark statistics speak volumes on the overlap between mental and physical health and add to evidence that the long-standing funding imbalance in favour of physical wellness is a costly mistake in terms of lives and taxpayers' money. Half of all ...

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Tasmania Government to introduce new family violence legislation - The Advocate

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 05:52

The Advocate

Tasmania Government to introduce new family violence legislation
The Advocate
The government is set to make law and order its priority in Parliament this week while Labor will continue to highlight problems within Tasmania's health system. Leader of Government Business Michael Ferguson said the government would introduce ...

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Tasmania Government to introduce new family violence legislation - The Advocate

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 05:52

The Advocate

Tasmania Government to introduce new family violence legislation
The Advocate
The government is set to make law and order its priority in Parliament this week while Labor will continue to highlight problems within Tasmania's health system. Leader of Government Business Michael Ferguson said the government would introduce ...

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India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 03:59

The Sydney Morning Herald

India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health
The Sydney Morning Herald
New Delhi: Personalised letters from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announcements from door-knocking healthcare workers and lists pinned up at village council offices trumpet the news: India's vast new health program has arrived. Starting on Sunday ...
India's Modi launches 'world's largest' health insurance schemeAljazeera.com
'Modicare': India's PM promises free health care for half a billionCNN
'Modicare': India's PM promises free health care for poorest citizensThe Guardian
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India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 03:59

The Sydney Morning Herald

India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health
The Sydney Morning Herald
New Delhi: Personalised letters from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announcements from door-knocking healthcare workers and lists pinned up at village council offices trumpet the news: India's vast new health program has arrived. Starting on Sunday ...
India's Modi launches 'world's largest' health insurance schemeAljazeera.com
'Modicare': India's PM promises free health care for poorest citizensThe Guardian
India's Modi launches health insurance for 100 million families ahead of electionsReuters
The Express Tribune -Washington Post
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India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 03:59

The Sydney Morning Herald

India's 'Modicare' a multi-billion dollar gamble on health
The Sydney Morning Herald
New Delhi: Personalised letters from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announcements from door-knocking healthcare workers and lists pinned up at village council offices trumpet the news: India's vast new health program has arrived. Starting on Sunday ...

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Health with Dr. Ross Walker - 2GB

Health - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 02:44

2GB

Health with Dr. Ross Walker
2GB
Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span older people; BPA free products are being touted as a safe alternate to existing plastic but it seems they are no better; New research shows Jet-air hand dryers in hospital toilets ...

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