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Do you have a stutter? 3000+ volunteers wanted

25 April, 2018

A new study seeks to identify the genes associated with stuttering, as a key to early identification, new therapies and ultimately preventing the disorder.

Relationship-based procurement

01 August, 2016 by ahhb

Probiotics for mental health

21 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

A group of men who took probiotic capsules daily for a month felt less stressed and performed better on memory tests, according to a study presented to the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago over the weekend.

Transforming Aged Care Services: LASA Congress 2015

01 September, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The challenge of meeting the needs of our ageing population – today and into the future – is considerable. It cannot be achieved in insolation from government, health and community services, and other industries including technology, design and business services. Partnerships are critical to maximising efficiency and quality of the care and services provided to older Australians. Central to such partnerships is a co-design approach that puts older Australians and their families at the heart of all decision-making, and engages people from across industries and disciplines with the shared goal of providing the best possible care and services.

Darwin to Host Rural Health Conference

22 April, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Darwin will host the 13th National Rural Health Conference next month with thanks to Australia’s most famous rural health provider, the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

LASA Responds to Intergenerational Report

09 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The Intergenerational Report highlights the case for structural policy reform in aged care services.

OSCAR Aged Care Hospitality Awards Announced

03 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Angela Kotis of United Hospitality and Essendon Aged Care was named Victorian Chef of the Year Winner at the OSCAR Aged Care Hospitality Awards.

AHHA Says A Productive, Healthy Country Needs Health Policy for All

21 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

’A productive, healthy country needs health policy for all, not just the privileged,’ says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) chief executive Alison Verhoeven.

NACCHO Expresses Concerns on COAG Reform Council Closure

26 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) has expressed concern that the COAG Reform Council responsible for monitoring progress towards close the gap targets will close on 30 June.

Aged Care Providers Now Required To Publish Maximum Accommodation Prices

21 May, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Residential aged care providers are now required to publish the maximum accommodation prices they will charge from 1 July, making it easier for consumers to make informed choices.

Digitally-enabled Health System Reports Looks at Costs and Delivery of Care

26 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

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CHF Tells Senate Inquiry that Medical Co-payments Should Not Be Introduced

18 February, 2014 by Ryan Mccann

The Consumers Health Forum has today told the Senate inquiry in the Commission of Audit that medical co-payments should not be introduced.

New Chairperson for Indigenous General Practice Registrars Network

10 September, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The Indigenous General Practice Registrars Network (IGPRN) has officially endorsed Dr Aleeta Fejo as its chairperson.

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