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Woman charged after healthcare worker stabbed in neck at McCafe - 9news.com.au

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 22:03

9news.com.au

Woman charged after healthcare worker stabbed in neck at McCafe
9news.com.au
A woman has been charged after a healthcare worker was stabbed in the throat outside a McCafe in Sydney's inner west. The 34-year-old woman suffered stab wounds to her neck when she was set upon at the Missenden Road McCafe, near the Royal ...

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Canberra Now: Inquiry launched at ACT Health and Qbn cop shortage - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 20:15

The Canberra Times

Canberra Now: Inquiry launched at ACT Health and Qbn cop shortage
The Canberra Times
Good morning Canberra. Don't be fooled by the early morning fog, it will be a balmy 22 degrees today in the capital as we leave winter far behind us. But, whether you're saying farewell to the Canberra chill with a smile or a sneeze (depending on your ...

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Health impacts key focus of new Queensland climate change strategy - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 19:46

ABC Local

Health impacts key focus of new Queensland climate change strategy
ABC Local
Killer heatwaves and disease outbreaks are key threats to Queenslanders from climate change, according to a State Government-funded plan calling for tobacco-style taxes on carbon polluters. The new statewide strategy to tackle climate-driven health ...
Health a key focus of Qld climate planNEWS.com.au

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Health impacts key focus of new Queensland climate change strategy - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 19:46

ABC Local

Health impacts key focus of new Queensland climate change strategy
ABC Local
Killer heatwaves and disease outbreaks are key threats to Queenslanders from climate change, according to a State Government-funded plan calling for tobacco-style taxes on carbon polluters. The new statewide strategy to tackle climate-driven health ...
Health a key focus of Qld climate planNEWS.com.au

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My Health Record fuels family violence fears - News Mail

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 18:26

News Mail

My Health Record fuels family violence fears
News Mail
WOMEN in violent relationships fear their partner will be able to track down their hiding places through their child's My Health Record, a leaked submission into a senate inquiry claims. News Corp has learned The Australian Digital Health Agency's ...

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Health insurance reforms clear parliament - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 07:50

NEWS.com.au

Health insurance reforms clear parliament
NEWS.com.au
People with hospital insurance that does not offer full cover for mental health treatment will be able to upgrade their cover and access mental health services without a waiting period on a once-off basis. Insurers will be able to offer travel and ...

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Custodial health: What is it like working as a GP in Australia's prisons? - RACGP

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 05:20

RACGP

Custodial health: What is it like working as a GP in Australia's prisons?
RACGP
Dr Abbott, Chair of the RACGP Custodial Health Specific Interests network, has always been drawn to working with people on the margins of society. 'I was looking for a job with a difference, so that attracted me,' she said. 'You're working with people ...

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Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 04:44

The Canberra Times

Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health
The Canberra Times
Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris has announced an independent review into ACT Health's culture after months of pressure around bullying allegations. The government has stopped short of implementing a full board of inquiry, as called for by the ...
ACT Health turmoil: Government promises review in answer to AMA's call for culture inquiryABC News

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Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 04:44

The Canberra Times

Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health
The Canberra Times
Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris has announced an independent review into ACT Health's culture after months of pressure around bullying allegations. The government has stopped short of implementing a full board of inquiry, as called for by the ...

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Police investigating stabbing of a health worker outside inner west Sydney hospital - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 04:18

NEWS.com.au

Police investigating stabbing of a health worker outside inner west Sydney hospital
NEWS.com.au
A FEMALE community health worker has been stabbed in the neck outside a McDonald's cafe in Sydney's inner west today. Another woman, a 46-year-old who police said was known to the victim, has been arrested and is being questioned by officers.
Health employee stabbed in the neck2GB

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Police investigating stabbing of a health worker outside inner west Sydney hospital - NEWS.com.au

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 04:18

NEWS.com.au

Police investigating stabbing of a health worker outside inner west Sydney hospital
NEWS.com.au
A FEMALE community health worker has been stabbed in the neck outside a McDonald's cafe in Sydney's inner west today. Another woman, a 46-year-old who police said was known to the victim, has been arrested and is being questioned by officers.
Health employee stabbed in neck near Royal Prince Alfred HospitalThe Sydney Morning Herald
Health employee stabbed in the neck2GB
Health worker stabbed by patient in Sydney's inner westThe Australian

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Health Check: what happens when you hold in a fart? - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 02:12

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what happens when you hold in a fart?
The Conversation AU
But thankfully, ten healthy adults volunteered to have the amount of gas they passed over a day quantified. In a 24-hour period all the flatus they expelled was collected via a rectal catheter (ouch). They ate normally but to ensure a boost in gas ...

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Health Check: what happens when you hold in a fart? - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 02:12

The Conversation AU

Health Check: what happens when you hold in a fart?
The Conversation AU
But thankfully, ten healthy adults volunteered to have the amount of gas they passed over a day quantified. In a 24-hour period all the flatus they expelled was collected via a rectal catheter (ouch). They ate normally but to ensure a boost in gas ...

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Taking a trip to Katherine is good for your health - Katherine Times

Health - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:23

Katherine Times

Taking a trip to Katherine is good for your health
Katherine Times
Going on caravan or camping trips are proven to benefit women's health. Following a week where Australian women have been encouraged to focus on their health, research has revealed a variety of important benefits of caravan and camping trips.

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Mental health services under review through new carer survey - Tenterfield Star

Health - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 23:18

Tenterfield Star

Mental health services under review through new carer survey
Tenterfield Star
Member for Lismore Thomas George said the two new initiatives are an Australian-first set to transform the patient experience across NSW, providing accurate and timely feedback to the North Coast and Hunter New England Local Health Districts about the ...

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ACT Health turmoil: AMA calls for inquiry into bullying culture and mismanagement - ABC News

Health - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 22:41

ABC News

ACT Health turmoil: AMA calls for inquiry into bullying culture and mismanagement
ABC News
The Australian Medical Association has called for an urgent and independent inquiry into the dysfunctional management and bullying culture of Canberra's public health system, in yet another blow to ACT Health.
Independent inquiry into culture at ACT HealthThe Canberra Times
AMA calls for urgent inquiry into workplace culture at ACT HealthABC Local

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Jarrod Woodgate: 'I was worried for Keira's mental health' - New Idea

Health - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 21:21

New Idea

Jarrod Woodgate: 'I was worried for Keira's mental health'
New Idea
'I have seen her stress so much on what to post on Instagram to the point where it started affecting her mental health,' a heartbroken Jarrod reveals. 'I was suggesting she goes and gets a job because she was sitting at home on the couch on her ...

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Canberra now: Calls for ACT Health inquiry; and ACT lagging on NAPLAN - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 20:26

The Canberra Times

Canberra now: Calls for ACT Health inquiry; and ACT lagging on NAPLAN
The Canberra Times
Australian Medical Association ACT president Dr Antonio Di Dio said the shock resignation of new Health Services boss Janet Anderson three days after she was announced in the job "spoke of an organisation that cannot go a month without something going ...

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AMA calls for judicial inquiry into workplace culture of ACT Health - The Canberra Times

Health - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 14:04

The Canberra Times

AMA calls for judicial inquiry into workplace culture of ACT Health
The Canberra Times
The peak body for doctors in the ACT has called for the territory equivalent of a royal commission into the workplace culture of Canberra's health system, citing a "litany of missteps, maladministration, bullying complaints" over the past year ...

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Police in dog fight over mental health - The Age

Health - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 14:01

The Age

Police in dog fight over mental health
The Age
A Victorian police officer suffering a serious anxiety disorder after Black Saturday has launched Federal Court action against the force over its refusal to allow him to attend work with an accredited assistance dog. The case raises further concerns ...

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