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Patrick McGorry will talk about the need to fight for access to quality mental health care at the Let's Talk Mental ... - Newcastle Herald

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 19:10

Newcastle Herald

Patrick McGorry will talk about the need to fight for access to quality mental health care at the Let's Talk Mental ...
Newcastle Herald
The Newcastle-trained psychiatrist, researcher, and former Australian of the Year hopes to mobilise the Hunter Region community into fighting for access to quality mental health care at a forum alongside beyondblue ambassador Craig Hamilton at Wests ...

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Man dies in Townsville Hospital mental health ward - Townsville Bulletin

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:41

Townsville Bulletin

Man dies in Townsville Hospital mental health ward
Townsville Bulletin
Townsville Hospital and Health Service chief executive Kieran Keyes confirmed the death of a patient at the hospital was referred to the State Coroner last week. “One staff member has been suspended and another has been referred to the Office of the ...

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Shorten caught out on health sector junket claims - The Australian

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:17

The Australian

Shorten caught out on health sector junket claims
The Australian
The Opposition Leader yesterday attacked “big” health funds for participating in the four-day conference in Lisbon, where chief executives and board members were invited on a river cruise and dined at expensive restaurants. The Australian can reveal ...

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There is good health and fitness advice on the web—here's how to find it - Popular Science

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:52

Popular Science

There is good health and fitness advice on the web—here's how to find it
Popular Science
At times, we all rely on the internet to diagnose our symptoms. But finding trustworthy health advice isn't easy. For every website that blames your sore throat on allergies, there's an app that thinks it might be cancer. Among the vast multitude of ...

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Top myths revealed as deadline looms: My Health Record - The New Daily

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:30

Top myths revealed as deadline looms: My Health Record
The New Daily
The three-month countdown to opt out of the government's My Health Record began on Monday, yet many Australians know very little about the e-health system and how it will affect them. From myths about e-records for newborns and migrants, to questions ...

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Ramsay Health Care may cause a bidding war for Capio - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 03:16

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Health Care may cause a bidding war for Capio
The Australian Financial Review
Ramsay Health Care may face stiff competition for European rival Capio and be forced to lift its bid to capture the company's highly regarded Nordic health operations. Credit Suisse analysts said Ramsay needs to sweeten its bid by at least 22 per cent ...

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New ranking system to help public compare private health insurance cover - Illawarra Mercury

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:06

Illawarra Mercury

New ranking system to help public compare private health insurance cover
Illawarra Mercury
The federal government is introducing a new system to allow private health insurance consumers see exactly what their policies cover "on a single page". Health Minister Greg Hunt on Sunday unveiled the minimum hospital treatments covered by the new ...
Government unveils new system to simplify health insuranceCanstar

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Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap - The Australian

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 01:52

The Australian

Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap
The Australian
The Members Health Fund Alliance represents 23 smaller health funds covering more than 1.7 million Australians in regional areas and unionised sectors of the economy, including nurses, midwives, teachers and police, as well as railway, transport ...
Bill Shorten denies he's backing down over health premiums cap9news.com.au

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Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap - The Australian

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 01:52

The Australian

Shorten's plan for backflip on health cap
The Australian
The Members Health Fund Alliance represents 23 smaller health funds covering more than 1.7 million Australians in regional areas and unionised sectors of the economy, including nurses, midwives, teachers and police, as well as railway, transport ...
Small health funds to be spared Labor cap: reportHerald Sun
Small health funds to be spared Labor capSBS

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How to opt-out of the Government's My Health Record - everything you need to know - Now To Love

Health - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:57

Now To Love

How to opt-out of the Government's My Health Record - everything you need to know
Now To Love
My Health Record will be an online summary of all your health information, with the intention of giving both you and your healthcare providers access to necessary medical information such as allergies, medicines you are taking and pathology test results.
My Health Record: the case for opting outThe Conversation AU
Doctors are urging people not to opt out of Australia's new online health records systemBusiness Insider Australia
My Health Record: privacy, cybersecurity and the hacking riskThe Guardian
NEWS.com.au -SBS -ABC News -My Health Record
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Vic top officer to walk for mental health - News.com.au - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 21:26

NEWS.com.au

Vic top officer to walk for mental health - News.com.au
NEWS.com.au
Victoria's highest-ranking police officer will join a team from the Police Association in a walk across the state to raise funds for mental health. Australian ...
Victoria Police walk for officers' mental health: Graham Ashton ...Herald Sun
Vic top officer to walk for mental healthIllawarra Mercury

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$60bn primary health sector "extremely data-poor": UNSW - iTnews

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 20:55

iTnews

$60bn primary health sector "extremely data-poor": UNSW
iTnews
Big data researchers at the University of New South Wales are using millions of anonymised Medicare claims find out more about how Australians use general practitioners to fill gaps left by the axing of two key health surveys. The Centre for Big Data ...

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Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry - ABC News

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:40

ABC News

Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry
ABC News
They said there was a culture of fear permeating the ranks when it came to talking about mental health. Peter James, a paramedic with four decades of experience in Tasmania, was scathing about the support for workers. "There is no support," he said.

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Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry - ABC News

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:40

ABC News

Mental health issues suppressed, ignored, say first responders on eve of Senate inquiry
ABC News
They said there was a culture of fear permeating the ranks when it came to talking about mental health. Peter James, a paramedic with four decades of experience in Tasmania, was scathing about the support for workers. "There is no support," he said.

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Insurance hike for public servants as mental health claims rise - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Insurance hike for public servants as mental health claims rise
The Sydney Morning Herald
A jump in mental health claims from public servants has driven a 17 per cent hike in insurance premiums for bureaucrats, dwarfing pay growth in federal agencies. The increase on July 1 has lifted premiums by a rate far above the growth in cost of ...

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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more information about coverage and benchmarksABC News
New ranking system to help public compare health insurance coverThe Sydney Morning Herald
New easy guide to health insurance cover9news.com.au

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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more information about coverage and benchmarksABC News
New ranking system to help public compare health insurance coverThe Sydney Morning Herald
New tiered system set to make private health insurance 'easier' to compare9news.com.au

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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more - ABCABC News
New ranking system to help public compare health insurance coverThe Sydney Morning Herald
New easy guide to health insurance coverSBS
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Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs - The Guardian

Health - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:07

The Guardian

Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
The Guardian
Chronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hunt, unveiled a new tiered system of minimum ...
Private health insurance rankings to give consumers more ... - ABCABC News
Private health insurance Australia new system federal government9news.com.au
Tier system for private health insuranceThe Border Mail
Daily Telegraph
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