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Mental health sector gives mixed response to £1.3bn plan for better services - The Guardian

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 05:02

The Guardian

Mental health sector gives mixed response to £1.3bn plan for better services
The Guardian
Mental health campaigners have welcomed a government plan to roll back years of service cuts that have caused “dangerously high” bed occupancy rates, waiting times and low staff retention. However, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN has said the ...
Government promises an extra 21000 NHS mental health staffTelegraph.co.uk
Mental health staff recruitment plan for EnglandBBC News
Jeremy Hunt to 'create 21000 new NHS posts' as part of mental health expansionThe Independent
Daily Mail -POLITICO.eu -ITV News
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Go to the beach — it's good for your physical and mental health, scientists declare - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 05:02

NEWS.com.au

Go to the beach — it's good for your physical and mental health, scientists declare
NEWS.com.au
AUSTRALIANS are fond of taking off to the beach to spend some quality time in the surf, sun and sand and scientists have declared that it's actually good for your health. Studies from the United States and Britain have found beach-dwelling promotes ...

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State Government reintroduces free health care to asylum-seekers ... - Courier Mail

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 04:02

Courier Mail

State Government reintroduces free health care to asylum-seekers ...
Courier Mail
THE State Government has reintroduced a policy to provide free health care to asylum seekers who are ineligible for Medicare.

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Bridges and roads as important to your health as what's in your medicine cabinet - The Conversation US

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 03:05

The Conversation US

Bridges and roads as important to your health as what's in your medicine cabinet
The Conversation US
Health care reform has been the hottest topic. What to do about America's aging infrastructure has been less animated but may be more pressing. Yet even as cracks in America's health system and infrastructure expand, political divides between parties ...

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Bridges and roads as important to your health as what's in your medicine cabinet - The Conversation US

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 02:29

The Conversation US

Bridges and roads as important to your health as what's in your medicine cabinet
The Conversation US
Health care reform has been the hottest topic. What to do about America's aging infrastructure has been less animated but may be more pressing. Yet even as cracks in America's health system and infrastructure expand, political divides between parties ...

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Incentives luring Australians into getting health insurance - finder.com.au

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 00:49

finder.com.au

Incentives luring Australians into getting health insurance
finder.com.au
Australians who don't have private health insurance could be swayed into taking out cover with the promise of something as small as a movie ticket, according to research from finder.com.au. The survey found that a potential 9.1 million Australians over ...

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Local health heroes honoured at gala awards - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 07:11

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Local health heroes honoured at gala awards
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
DISPLAYING commitment to her job, integrity and respect were what it took for Bree Walker to be honoured as Employee of the Year for CQ Health. Central Queensland Hospital and Health Services recognised it's star performers with a gala presentation at ...

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Transforming Health architect Dorothy Keefe caught out ... - ABC - ABC Online

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 05:23

ABC Online

Transforming Health architect Dorothy Keefe caught out ... - ABC
ABC Online
Transforming Health architect Professor Dorothy Keefe criticises the SA Government over its backdown on part of the controversial health system overhaul.

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Transforming Health architect Dorothy Keefe caught out ... - ABC - ABC Online

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 05:23

ABC Online

Transforming Health architect Dorothy Keefe caught out ... - ABC
ABC Online
Transforming Health architect Professor Dorothy Keefe criticises the SA Government over its backdown on part of the controversial health system overhaul.

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Why are WA's health costs so high, and what can be done about it? - ABC Online

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 22:49

ABC Online

Why are WA's health costs so high, and what can be done about it?
ABC Online
Western Australia's health costs have tripled over the past decade, adding to the State Government's significant budget woes and prompting a system-wide review of spending. Reducing the rate of growth in the health sector will be a monumental challenge ...

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Why are WA's health costs so high, and what can be done about it? - ABC Online

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 22:46

ABC Online

Why are WA's health costs so high, and what can be done about it?
ABC Online
Western Australia's health costs have tripled over the past decade, adding to the State Government's significant budget woes and prompting a system-wide review of spending. Reducing the rate of growth in the health sector will be a monumental challenge ...

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Donald Trump rips into Republicans after health care defeat - SBS

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 22:41

SBS

Donald Trump rips into Republicans after health care defeat
SBS
Republican Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy and Dean Heller met with Trump on Friday on a plan that would task states - rather than the federal government - with crafting health care plans. In an ominous warning, Trump appeared to threaten ...
Trump tells Republicans to get back on US health-care billCNBC
The future of health care is anyone's guessCNN
Senate Gives House Republicans Little Cover on Health Care in 2018Roll Call
The Conversation US -The Australian -Washington Post
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Donald Trump rips into Republicans after health care defeat - SBS

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 22:41

SBS

Donald Trump rips into Republicans after health care defeat
SBS
Republican Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy and Dean Heller met with Trump on Friday on a plan that would task states - rather than the federal government - with crafting health care plans. In an ominous warning, Trump appeared to threaten ...
President Trump: Republican Senators 'Look Like Fools' for Losing Health Care VoteTIME
Senate health bill collapses in bitter blow to TrumpThe Australian
Republicans' healthcare plan collapsed this week — but they're not done yetBusiness Insider
Vox -Fox News -Yahoo Finance
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WA Health: Staff under increased pressure in 'overloaded' hospitals - ABC Online

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 22:25

ABC Online

WA Health: Staff under increased pressure in 'overloaded' hospitals
ABC Online
As a premature baby with cerebral palsy she spent her childhood in and out of Perth hospitals for surgery and rehabilitation. Tayla, 17, describes her doctors and allied health workers at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) as "awesome" but is worried ...

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Donald Trump threatens to end health insurance payments unless Obamacare is overhauled - ABC Online

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 21:03

ABC Online

Donald Trump threatens to end health insurance payments unless Obamacare is overhauled
ABC Online
The Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of New York, said health care risked becoming even more expensive. "If the President refuses to make the cost sharing reduction payments, every expert agrees that premiums will go up and health care will be ...
Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from health-care reform: Reuters/Ipsos pollCNBC
A Republican Health-Care Bill? Probably Still DeadBloomberg
Trump wants to declare war on the health insurance industryAxios
STLtoday.com -The Week Magazine -Carroll County Times
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Donald Trump threatens to end health insurance payments unless Obamacare is overhauled - ABC Online

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 21:03

ABC Online

Donald Trump threatens to end health insurance payments unless Obamacare is overhauled
ABC Online
The first part of Mr Trump's tweet appeared to be referring to the approximately $US8 billion in cost-sharing reduction subsidies paid by the Government to insurers to lower the price of health coverage for low-income individuals. The second part of ...
Trump threatens insurer payments — and health care enjoyed by CongressSTAT
Government-Run Health Care: Democrats' New Litmus TestNBCNews.com
The Health Care Debate Is Not Dead In The SenateForbes
Slate Magazine (blog) -Roll Call -Daily Mail -Axios
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Suicide a silent killer as mental health issues stalk workers on WA construction sites - Perth Now

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 16:01

Perth Now

Suicide a silent killer as mental health issues stalk workers on WA construction sites
Perth Now
“It's a hard industry and there can be a bit of a correlation between the economy and mental health issues,” MIC field officer Stephen Fryer said. “Financial pressure impacts on people's reluctance to speak out. “They feel they should be able to cope ...

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Bungled Operation On Aussie In Indonesia Sparks Overseas Health ... - Huffington Post Australia

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 00:54

Huffington Post Australia

Bungled Operation On Aussie In Indonesia Sparks Overseas Health ...
Huffington Post Australia
The family of an Australian man fighting for life after a botched operation in Indonesia is urgently trying to raise enough money to fly him home. The bungled ...

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Lifespot forms digital health consortium - News.com.au - NEWS.com.au

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 20:48

Lifespot forms digital health consortium - News.com.au
NEWS.com.au
Lifespot Health has formed a consortium with Unisono and Icon Global to deploy a complete home assisted living solution to seniors, those with disabilities and ...

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Lifespot forms digital health consortium - NEWS.com.au

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 20:48

Lifespot forms digital health consortium
NEWS.com.au
The consortium will work closely with Deakin University, City of Greater Geelong, Microsoft, Telstra with local support through Allied Health providers including private hospitals and clinical service centres to build and create the ecosystem. Lifespot ...

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