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Hornsby Hospital patient speaks out about 'devastating' refusals from mental health unit - Daily Telegraph

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:50

Daily Telegraph

Hornsby Hospital patient speaks out about 'devastating' refusals from mental health unit
Daily Telegraph
The 34-year-old, who suffers from Bipolar and Complex post-traumatic stress disorder, has blasted NSW Health for the inadequate services provided at the hospital in Sydney's northwest. Ms Howard's determination to shine a light on 'ongoing issues ...

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Too much, too little sleep bad for health - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:42

Too much, too little sleep bad for health
NEWS.com.au
The study, published in BMC Public Health, found fewer than six hours sleep and more than ten hours of sleep per day was associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) - a collection of conditions that often occur together and increase the risk of these ...

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Father accused of stabbing son spent four weeks in Hornsby Hospital's mental health ward - Daily Telegraph

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:15

Daily Telegraph

Father accused of stabbing son spent four weeks in Hornsby Hospital's mental health ward
Daily Telegraph
It's understood the father regularly missed appointments and staff would follow up with him. Two days prior to the alleged murder on Friday, the man arrived at the Hornsby Community Health Centre with his mother, who asked for him to be voluntarily ...

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Australia's health care sector: Job numbers rising - PerthNow

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:00

PerthNow

Australia's health care sector: Job numbers rising
PerthNow
THE health sector is booming but nurses and doctors are not the only workers forecast to benefit. Those that indirectly support the sector – such as in sales and medical technology – are also set to experience increasing demand. SEEK research reveals ...

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Mental health probe after NSW boy's death - Newcastle Herald

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:45

Newcastle Herald

Mental health probe after NSW boy's death
Newcastle Herald
The NSW premier has vowed no stone will be left unturned in an investigation into the mental health system after a Sydney father accused of stabbing his son to death was denied care weeks before the incident. The 36-year-old man allegedly stabbed his ...

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Port Adelaide star Robbie Gray says tough is not enough to stay healthy - The Advertiser

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:29

The Advertiser

Port Adelaide star Robbie Gray says tough is not enough to stay healthy
The Advertiser
Men's health researcher Dr Sean Martin, of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health, at the University of Adelaide and SAHMRI, said part of the solution should be in better equipping doctors to engage with men. “We need to get better at asking ...

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SA Ambulance boss Jason Killens and chief pharmacist Steve Morris both quit - The Advertiser

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:42

The Advertiser

SA Ambulance boss Jason Killens and chief pharmacist Steve Morris both quit
The Advertiser
“Under Jason's leadership, SAAS became the first ambulance service in Australia to receive accreditation from the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, meaning the services provided by SAAS achieves or exceeds industry best practice ...

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Tony Abbott's wind farm committee yet to advise Government on ... - ABC News

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 05:03

ABC News

Tony Abbott's wind farm committee yet to advise Government on ...
ABC News
A taxpayer-funded committee set up more than two years ago to advise on the health impacts of wind farms has not yet provided any official advice to the ...

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Tony Abbott's wind farm committee yet to advise Government on health impacts - ABC News

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 05:03

ABC News

Tony Abbott's wind farm committee yet to advise Government on health impacts
ABC News
An expert group drafted almost three years ago to assess the health impacts of wind turbine noise has not yet been able to work out what sounds it should be measuring, despite costing the taxpayer about $500,000.

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Mother of murdered five-year-old boy defends her husband and says health system let her family down - Daily Telegraph

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:39

Daily Telegraph

Mother of murdered five-year-old boy defends her husband and says health system let her family down
Daily Telegraph
She said the mental health system had let her family down. “There was no bed for my partner, I want to know how come there was not enough money to give him a hospital bed when he really needed it yet there's money for space in the hospital morgue for a ...

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Men's mental health is bordering on a crisis, so what can you do? - Body and Soul

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:35

Body and Soul

Men's mental health is bordering on a crisis, so what can you do?
Body and Soul
Firstly, know that you don't need to be a psychologist or mental-health expert. Accordingly, you don't need to know everything or solve everything. That being said, it might be helpful to do some “research” and understand as much as you can about ...

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Ord Minnett, JB Advisory auction Wattle Health stock - The Australian Financial Review

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 23:53

The Australian Financial Review

Ord Minnett, JB Advisory auction Wattle Health stock
The Australian Financial Review
Stockbrokers Ord Minnett and JB Advisory are seeking buyers for Wattle Health Australia. Wattle Health shares went into a trading halt on Tuesday morning, as its brokers kicked off a bookbuild for up to 17.9 million shares worth $22.4 million. Share ...

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NSW Health Department finds not all e-juices are as nicotine free as they claim - ABC News

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 19:01

ABC News

NSW Health Department finds not all e-juices are as nicotine free as they claim
ABC News
The sale of liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes is illegal across Australia; Over 40pc of 227 retailers visited by inspectors found to be selling products containing nicotine; Health experts say the lack of clarity around what people are buying needs to be ...

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The other healthcare gap affecting women - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:00

The Sydney Morning Herald

The other healthcare gap affecting women
The Sydney Morning Herald
Research shows that women who visit health professionals are taken far less seriously than men. A 2014 study from Sweden found that women admitted to the emergency department in hospitals waited significantly longer than men to see a doctor and were ...

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Transforming Health report fails to address SA hospital problems - The Advertiser

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:31

The Advertiser

Transforming Health report fails to address SA hospital problems
The Advertiser
The SA Health-commissioned study also ignored building reconfigurations, impacts on primary care and shifting of services, instead focusing on “case studies” of staff and patients. While parts are so turgid as to be barely intelligible, its ...

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Did Donald Trump lie on his health physical? - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 04:04

NEWS.com.au

Did Donald Trump lie on his health physical?
NEWS.com.au
The president's health has been an on-and-off talking point over the past two years. The health of both Mr Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton came under scrutiny during the 2016 election, after Ms Clinton's collapse at a 9/11 memorial event ...

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Breakaway mental health workshops in Busselton - Busselton Dunsborough Mail

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 03:52

Busselton Dunsborough Mail

Breakaway mental health workshops in Busselton
Busselton Dunsborough Mail
Workshops for anyone living in the community with mental health issues, drug or alcohol problems, or a family member who is an addict will be held in Busselton this week. Breakaway peer support mentors Tahnee Nesbitt and Gail Hill. The workshop will ...

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Health minister 'appalled' at evidence against surgeon Emil Gayed - The Guardian

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:33

The Guardian

Health minister 'appalled' at evidence against surgeon Emil Gayed
The Guardian
The New South Wales health minister says he is “appalled” by evidence against a doctor accused of professional misconduct for allegedly performing invasive and unnecessary surgeries on his patients' reproductive organs over a six-year period.

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Health minister 'appalled' at evidence against surgeon Emil Gayed - The Guardian

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:33

The Guardian

Health minister 'appalled' at evidence against surgeon Emil Gayed
The Guardian
The New South Wales health minister says he is “appalled” by evidence against a doctor accused of professional misconduct for allegedly performing invasive and unnecessary surgeries on his patients' reproductive organs over a six-year period.

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Mental health care - ABC Local

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 23:26

ABC Local

Mental health care
ABC Local
Professor Patrick McGorry, former Australian of the year and mental health expert. He has formed a group called "Australians for mental health" which aims to build a grassroots network of mental health-care and awareness in Australia. Duration: 3min 10sec.

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