Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

The Aged Care Workforce in Australia Position Paper Released

02 April, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA)'s latest position paper The Aged Care Workforce in Australia  says future challenges lie not in finding more workers but in developing new staffing models.


AHHA Publishes Findings on Co-Payment Research

18 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association's (AHHA) academic journal will publish findings of research on the Federal Government’s recent Budget proposal to introduce a $7 co?payment for doctor visits, pathology tests and diagnostic imaging will effect disadvantaged and vulnerable Australians.


Study Shows Low Dose Aspirin Lowers Occurrence on New Clots

27 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots - and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients who are not candidates for long-term anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, according to a new study published in today's issue of Circulation.


Light at the end of the tunnel for persistent pain sufferers

09 August, 2014 by ahhb

For the 3.5 million Australians who live with persistent pain, new research into using light to turn pain on and off could literally be the light at the end of the tunnel, writes Karyn Markwell from the Australian Pain Management Association (APMA).


Griffith University Research Leadership Excellence Award Announced

30 May, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Building clinical nursing research capacity has been the focus for Professor Wendy Chaboyer, recipient of the Griffith University Vice Chancellor’s Research Leadership Excellence Award.


Indigenous Elders Speak Out on Self Harm and Suicide

22 April, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Thirty-one Elders and community representatives from 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia have contributed to a report into self-harm and suicide in which they offer ways in which to address the tragedy.


Dance for Parkinson's Program Research

09 April, 2014 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_7451" align="alignright" width="442"] Dance for Parkinson's pilot program. Photographer Christian Tiger[/caption]


Dentist's Day Highlights The Field of Epigenetics as it Relates to Oral Health

06 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

In a new paper published in the Australian Dental Journal, researchers from the University of Adelaide's School of Dentistry have written about the current and future use of the field of epigenetics as it relates to oral health.


Help Break the Stigma on World Mental Health Day

10 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

While a number of high profile Australians are getting behind World Mental Health Day today, there is no reason everyone can't join in.


Elderspeak - It could be life threatening

03 October, 2013 by ahhb

A new term is creeping into the medical dictionary as the population ages – elderspeak. Research has shown elderspeak can lead to a negative attitude towards ageing and this in turn can reduce life spans by more than seven years, writes Peter Waterman.


The Australian Hospital & Healthcare Bulletin Summer 2011/12 - Industry Q&A 2

06 October, 2012 by John Connole

Rod Young, CEO of Aged Care Association Australia, spoke to Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin about the changing aged care landscape.


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