Aged & Allied Health

New Culturally Responsive Palliative Care Education Project launched in Victoria

08 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

A Culturally Responsive Palliative Care Community Education project has been launched in Victoria by the Minister for Health David Davis.

Research Shows High Levels of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Middle East Veterans

08 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

A University of Queensland-led research collaboration investigating the health of more than 14,000 Australian Defence Force (ADF) members shows high levels of post-traumatic stress disorder in Middle East Veterans.

Our Jobs Aren't Killing Us – It’s Stress from Natural Disasters and Sporting Events!

08 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

People exposed to extreme stress from naturual disasters and sporting events are at greater risk of heart attack, according to a study led by the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Research Institute.

Landmark Report Shows Mental Health Reform has not Changed in 30 years

07 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

A landmark report co-authored by researchers from Sydney University's Brain and Mind Research Institute into mental health reform in Australia has found little change in the past 30 years.

Alcohol Abuse Costs NSW Government More than $1 Billion a Year

07 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

A Sponsored research report by the New South Wales Audit Office estimates alcohol abuse costs the NSW government more than $1 Billion a year.

Heart Authority Calls for National Vascular Health Check Program

05 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The National Heart Foundation of Australia is calling on the Federal Government to fund a national vascular health check program after a landmark biomedical survey shows 5.6 million Australian adults have unmanaged high blood cholesterol.

Leading Age Services Australia Questions Government Claims of Extra and New Funding

02 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_3531" align="alignright" width="110"] Patrick Reid, CEO Leading Age Services Australia[/caption]

Errors Identified in Therapeutic Goods Administration Internal Reports

01 August, 2013 by Petrina Smith

Errors have been identified in Therapeutic Goods Administration internal reports of clinical trial numbers 1 July 2009 to 31 December 2012.

New Program Targets Breast Awareness Among Young Women

31 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

 Young women will learn about breast health awareness through a new education program to be run by the McGrath Foundation and supported by the Federal Government.

Telephone Counselling Service for Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Expanded

30 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

A telephone counselling service for adult survivors of child abuse will be expanded with a $1.5 million extension from the Federal Government.

New Research on Hepatitis C Virus at University of Adelaide

29 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

With World Hepatitis Day on 28 July, it is timely that researchers at the University of Adelaide are investigating how the liver responds to hepatitis C virus (HCV) and why some people can control the virus while others can’t.

Jeans for Genes Day is this Friday!

29 July, 2013 by Ryan Mccann

Make sure you have your denim washed and ready for Jeans for Genes Day this Friday, 2 August.

Funding Increase for Insulin Pump Program

29 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

More children of low income families will benefit from a funding increase for Australia's Insulin Pump Program.

Professor Frances Boyle Receives 2013 MOGA Achievement Award

26 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA) -Novartis Oncology Cancer Achievement Award 2013recipient has been announced as Professor Frances Boyle AM.

Widespread Improvements in Public Hospital Performance Across Australia

25 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

New data showing widespread improvement in public hospital performance across Australia has been released today by the National Health Performance Authority (NHPA).

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