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How craft is good for our health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:56

The Sydney Morning Herald

How craft is good for our health
The Sydney Morning Herald
For over a century, arts and craft-based activity have been a core part of occupational therapy that emerged as a distinct health field around the end of the first world war in response to the needs of returned soldiers. This includes many suffering ...

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How craft is good for our health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:56

The Sydney Morning Herald

How craft is good for our health
The Sydney Morning Herald
For over a century, arts and craft-based activity have been a core part of occupational therapy that emerged as a distinct health field around the end of the first world war in response to the needs of returned soldiers. This includes many suffering ...

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Health service providers suffer the most data breaches, as overall numbers jump - ABC News

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 20:08

ABC News

Health service providers suffer the most data breaches, as overall numbers jump
ABC News
"In terms of the two top sectors that have reported, health and financial institutions, we also see that they're the organisations that have some of the biggest data holdings across the economy," acting Australian Information Commissioner Angelene Falk ...
Australians are 'rightly' questioning My Health Record, says Privacy CommissionerThe Sydney Morning Herald
Health sector tops the list as Australians hit by 300 data breaches since FebruaryNEWS.com.au
Private health sector most vulnerable to data breaches – reportThe Guardian
OAIC
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Health service providers suffer the most data breaches, as overall numbers jump - ABC News

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 20:08

ABC News

Health service providers suffer the most data breaches, as overall numbers jump
ABC News
"In terms of the two top sectors that have reported, health and financial institutions, we also see that they're the organisations that have some of the biggest data holdings across the economy," acting Australian Information Commissioner Angelene Falk ...
Australians are 'rightly' concerned about trusting My Health Record, says Privacy CommissionerThe Sydney Morning Herald
Health sector tops the list as Australians hit by 300 data breachesNEWS.com.au
Health services sector tops data breachesThe Australian
ZDNet
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Sharing your #shopping on social media can damage your health and your wallet - The Conversation AU

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 19:59

The Conversation AU

Sharing your #shopping on social media can damage your health and your wallet
The Conversation AU
Posting images on social media when we buy new clothes, eat out or purchase the latest gadget may seem harmless enough. But this consumption-oriented sharing may be undermining both our bank balance and our mental well-being. Our research has ...

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Royal Australasian College of Physicians call for federal government to change advice on PFAS - Newcastle Herald

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 19:01

Newcastle Herald

Royal Australasian College of Physicians call for federal government to change advice on PFAS
Newcastle Herald
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), representing over 15,000 medical specialists across the country, has argued the health advice needs to reflect the string of possible health effects identified from exposure to per- and poly ...

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Queensland Health workers facing corruption and misconduct allegations - 9news.com.au

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:06

9news.com.au

Queensland Health workers facing corruption and misconduct allegations
9news.com.au
More than 40 Queensland Health employees are currently being investigated for alleged corruption by the Crime and Corruption Commission. A 9NEWS investigation has revealed the Queensland health system is sicker than first thought with a further 35 ...

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Queensland threatens to disrupt My Health Record roll out with call for COAG to suspend opt out - Healthcare IT News Au

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 05:27

Healthcare IT News Au

Queensland threatens to disrupt My Health Record roll out with call for COAG to suspend opt out
Healthcare IT News Au
In a further blow to the Federal Government's My Health Record roll out, Queensland has criticised the disastrous opt out communications campaign, with the state's Health Minister Dr Steven Miles claiming ministers at this week's Council of Australian ...
My Health Record: former privacy head warned of dangers six years agoThe Guardian
A surgeon's very real concerns about My Health RecordWomen's Agenda
Default My Health Record Settings Don't Protect Teens' PrivacyGizmodo Australia
Crikey
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My Health Record: former privacy head warned of dangers six years ago - The Guardian

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 04:37

The Guardian

My Health Record: former privacy head warned of dangers six years ago
The Guardian
Australia's former privacy commissioner warned government officials about the dangers of an opt-out My Health Record system six years ago, but said his cautions were ignored. Malcolm Crompton, now an advisor at one of Australia's leading information ...
A surgeon's very real concerns about My Health RecordWomen's Agenda
State threat to derail My Health Record rolloutThe Australian
Australia and Canada differ in approaches to universal health databasesABC News

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Health system neglects vulnerable Australians: Grattan Institute report - The Australian

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 23:46

The Australian

Health system neglects vulnerable Australians: Grattan Institute report
The Australian
The institute has today put forward the case for an overhaul of general practice, pharmacy, allied health, maternal and child and women's health, arguing “primary care policy in Australia is underdone (as) neither the Commonwealth nor the states have ...

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Health Minister Roger Cook back peddles on Agent Orange claim - PerthNow

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:20

PerthNow

Health Minister Roger Cook back peddles on Agent Orange claim
PerthNow
THE McGowan Government has quickly back peddled on an admission by its own Health Department that government workers used the highly toxic defoliant Agent Orange in the 1970s and 1980s. Former Agricultural Protection Board (APB) workers were ...

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City health students given a taste of country life to inspire future doctors, nurses to work in the bush - ABC News

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00

ABC News

City health students given a taste of country life to inspire future doctors, nurses to work in the bush
ABC News
City-based health students are being given a tour of regional communities in the hope the experience will ignite a passion for health care in the bush. The two-day tours run by Heath Workforce Queensland, an agency that places health professionals in ...

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City health students given a taste of country life to inspire future doctors, nurses to work in the bush - ABC News

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00

ABC News

City health students given a taste of country life to inspire future doctors, nurses to work in the bush
ABC News
City-based health students are being given a tour of regional communities in the hope the experience will ignite a passion for health care in the bush. The two-day tours run by Heath Workforce Queensland, an agency that places health professionals in ...

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Labor's health lies resonate with angry electorate - The Australian

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:05

The Australian Financial Review

Labor's health lies resonate with angry electorate
The Australian
Labor campaigned hard on health in Longman — seemingly with great success — but when the Opposition Leader reprised an aspect of the campaign in his post-poll press conference, you could only admire his audacity. Shorten talked about women in their ...
Taking it the banks: Labor's healthy obsession delivers byelection successThe Australian Financial Review

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Taxpayers bear brunt of health executive roles blowout - The Canberra Times

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:03

The Canberra Times

Taxpayers bear brunt of health executive roles blowout
The Canberra Times
ACT Health's bill for top level bureaucratic staff continued to swell with an additional 13 executive positions created last financial year. Answers to questions on notice recently tabled in the Legislative Assembly showed ACT Health was the only ...

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Taxpayers bear brunt of health executive roles blowout - The Canberra Times

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:03

The Canberra Times

Taxpayers bear brunt of health executive roles blowout
The Canberra Times
ACT Health's bill for top level bureaucratic staff continued to swell with an additional 13 executive positions created last financial year. Answers to questions on notice recently tabled in the Legislative Assembly showed ACT Health was the only ...

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New Women's Children's Hospital cost revealed in SA Health ... - The Advertiser

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 12:35

The Advertiser

New Women's Children's Hospital cost revealed in SA Health ...
The Advertiser
A NEW Women's and Children's Hospital adjacent to the Royal Adelaide Hospital would cost $1.8 billion, making it one of the most expensive infrastructure ...

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We're missing a huge health data opportunity, says Daniel Petre - The Australian Financial Review

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 12:00

The Australian Financial Review

We're missing a huge health data opportunity, says Daniel Petre
The Australian Financial Review
In terms of data use by third parties there is a big difference between someone getting my health data with my name attached and someone getting health data on a 50-year-old male and using this data to create predictive diagnosis tools that will save ...

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Jody Allen's secret health battle: 'I thought feeling tired was normal' - 9Honey

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 01:53

9Honey

Jody Allen's secret health battle: 'I thought feeling tired was normal'
9Honey
Ever since I first got my period, I've had nothing but trouble with Mother Nature's "gift". If I'm not bleeding so heavily I need a maternity pad and tampon changed every 30 minutes, I'm spotting enough to constantly need a panty liner. Not sexy. In ...

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Dubbo Aboriginal Corporation Health Service gets funding for New Directions program - Daily Liberal

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 23:38

Daily Liberal

Dubbo Aboriginal Corporation Health Service gets funding for New Directions program
Daily Liberal
“This will be a great new service for Indigenous communities in the electorate, providing better access to healhcare, including antenatal care and practical advice for mothers, and immunisation and health checks for children before they start school ...

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