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NSW farmers' stress and mental health compounded by drought crisis: Medical Journal of Australia - Daily Advertiser

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 02:06

Daily Advertiser

NSW farmers' stress and mental health compounded by drought crisis: Medical Journal of Australia
Daily Advertiser
Farmers and health organisations have called for more support with drought-related mental health issues experienced by farmers at the personal and community levels. The calls come after a July 2018 study – Drought-related stress among farmers: findings ...

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NDIS transition prompts fears for community mental health services, advocates expect reduced quality of care - ABC News

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 22:07

ABC News

NDIS transition prompts fears for community mental health services, advocates expect reduced quality of care
ABC News
Community mental health services in Victoria will soon be run by the NDIS; There are concerns the majority of people currently receiving support will not be eligible; Advocates fear the changes will see a reduction in expertise and experience in the ...

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NDIS takeover of community mental health services may reduce quality of care, advocates warn - ABC News

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 22:07

ABC News

NDIS takeover of community mental health services may reduce quality of care, advocates warn
ABC News
Community mental health services in Victoria will soon be run by the NDIS; There are concerns the majority of people currently receiving support will not be eligible; Advocates fear the changes will see a reduction in expertise and experience in the ...

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Australian Paper's plans to burn litter for power raise health concerns in Latrobe Valley - ABC News

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 19:16

ABC News

Australian Paper's plans to burn litter for power raise health concerns in Latrobe Valley
ABC News
Health outcomes in the surrounding Latrobe Valley lag behind other parts of the state, a legacy of decades of brown-coal power generation. Life expectancy in the region is up to four years shorter than other parts of Victoria, according to the ...

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Population growth is one of the biggest challenges confronting Sydney local health district chief Teresa Anderson - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

Population growth is one of the biggest challenges confronting Sydney local health district chief Teresa Anderson
The Sydney Morning Herald
Today Anderson oversees 12,000 staff as chief executive of the Sydney Local Health District (one of eight health districts in the metropolitan area) but people and how they connect remain at the heart of what she does. “It is about surrounding yourself ...

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How much sleep do you need to stay healthy | Daily Telegraph - Daily Telegraph

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:32

Daily Telegraph

How much sleep do you need to stay healthy | Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph
SYDNEYSIDERS are so in the dark when it comes to their health that doctors are now prescribing sleep to people who believe they have a serious medical ...

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How much sleep do you need to stay healthy | Daily Telegraph - Daily Telegraph

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:32

Daily Telegraph

How much sleep do you need to stay healthy | Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph
SYDNEYSIDERS are so in the dark when it comes to their health that doctors are now prescribing sleep to people who believe they have a serious medical ...

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My Health Record opt-out period extended to November 15 - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 09:11

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record opt-out period extended to November 15
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health Minister Greg Hunt has formally extended the opt-out period for My Health Record, as a campaign to revert to an opt-in system continues.
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Barnaby Joyce defends timing of his mental health reveal - Bega District News

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:19

Bega District News

Barnaby Joyce defends timing of his mental health reveal
Bega District News
ONE of the region's leading mental health advocates was shocked to hear of Barnaby Joyce's mental health admissions in his new autobiography, and has accused him of a “publicity stunt” after the New England MP “repeatedly ignored” her attempts to ...
Barnaby Joyce reveals all in new bookThe Northern Daily Leader

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Barnaby Joyce defends timing of his mental health reveal - Bega District News

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:19

Bega District News

Barnaby Joyce defends timing of his mental health reveal
Bega District News
ONE of the region's leading mental health advocates was shocked to hear of Barnaby Joyce's mental health admissions in his new autobiography, and has accused him of a “publicity stunt” after the New England MP “repeatedly ignored” her attempts to ...
Barnaby Joyce reveals all in new bookThe Northern Daily Leader
Not ignoring people who suffer from mental illnessesThe Northern Daily Leader

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Barnaby Joyce defends timing of his mental health reveal - The Northern Daily Leader

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 05:01

The Northern Daily Leader

Barnaby Joyce defends timing of his mental health reveal
The Northern Daily Leader
ONE of the region's leading mental health advocates was shocked to hear of Barnaby Joyce's mental health admissions in his new autobiography, and has accused him of a “publicity stunt” after the New England MP “repeatedly ignored” her attempts to ...

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Allan Jeans' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on - The Age

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 05:00

The Age

Allan Jeans' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on
The Age
Coaching great Allan Jeans' sole year at the helm of Richmond was spent dealing with the debilitating effects of mental illness.

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Allan Jeans' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on - The Age

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 05:00

The Age

Allan Jeans' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on
The Age
Coaching great Allan Jeans' sole year at the helm of Richmond was spent dealing with the debilitating effects of mental illness.

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Allan Jeans' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on - The Age

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 05:00

The Age

Allan Jeans' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on
The Age
Coaching great Allan Jeans' sole year at the helm of Richmond was spent dealing with the debilitating effects of mental illness, according to then-Tigers chief executive Cameron Schwab. Four-time premiership coach Jeans spent just one year at Punt Road ...

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My Health Record opt-out period extended to November 15 - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:54

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record opt-out period extended to November 15
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health Minister Greg Hunt has formally extended the opt-out period for My Health Record, as a campaign to revert to an opt-in system continues.
My Health Record opt-out formally extendediTnews

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My Health Record opt-out period extended - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:54

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record opt-out period extended
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health Minister Greg Hunt has formally extended the opt-out period for My Health Record, as a campaign to revert to an opt-in system continues. Australians now have until November 15 to opt out of the digital health records system, to avoid being ...
My Health Record opt-out formally extendediTnews
​Opt-out period for My Health Record officially extended until November 15ZDNet

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How to avoid getting sick on flights: Expert tips for staying healthy on planes - Traveller

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:31

Traveller

How to avoid getting sick on flights: Expert tips for staying healthy on planes
Traveller
Snyder's job, in the field of aviation medicine, is to help people stay healthy while flying. As president and CEO of Aviation Medicine Advisory Service, based in Centennial, Colorado, he assists pilots with health problems, advising them on how be to ...

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Health and medical industry jobs rise in region - News Mail

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 22:29

News Mail

Health and medical industry jobs rise in region
News Mail
BUNDABERG'S healthcare industry is the region's hot job creator at the moment, new figures show. An analysis of job site Seek shows of the 350 currently available jobs in the Bundaberg and Wide Bay Burnett region, more than one in four is health ...

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Disabled teens suffering the mental health effects of bullying - The Conversation AU

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 20:12

The Conversation AU

Disabled teens suffering the mental health effects of bullying
The Conversation AU
Almost half of the poorer mental health we see in teenagers with a disability is due to bullying, our new research shows. If we could stop the high levels of bullying that adolescents with a disability experience, we could make a big difference to ...

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Disabled teens suffering the mental health effects of bullying - The Conversation AU

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 20:12

The Conversation AU

Disabled teens suffering the mental health effects of bullying
The Conversation AU
Almost half of the poorer mental health we see in teenagers with a disability is due to bullying, our new research shows. If we could stop the high levels of bullying that adolescents with a disability experience, we could make a big difference to ...

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