Aged & Allied Health

Doctor Care Anywhere acquires Tas telehealth company GP2U

10 September, 2021

Doctor Care Anywhere Group has entered the Australian telehealth market with the acquisition of Tasmanian-based GP2U Telehealth.

Digital resource to improve aged-care nutrition

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

Nestlé Professional has launched a new digital resource designed to help aged-care providers improve the nutritional quality of meals.

Subsidised GP training to boost mental health access

01 September, 2021

The RACGP has welcomed a new subsidy for GPs to undertake Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training (FPS ST).

Foodservice: best practice in food safety

27 August, 2021 by Andrew Thomson, Think ST Solutions

Is your food safe by good luck or good management?

Reducing financial stress for healthcare workers, a guide

25 August, 2021

Financial stress can lead to poor mental health — a recent survey found that 52% of Australian healthcare workers are worried about their finances.

The frontline disability workforce — undervalued and underpaid

20 August, 2021 by Fran Connelley

The pressures on the disability workforce have led to unprecedented health and safety risks, anxiety and income insecurity.

Rising mental health concerns call for digital solutions

19 August, 2021

New data reveals that fewer than one in six people with psychological distress are seeking professional help.

Struggling to concentrate in lockdown?

16 August, 2021

Our everyday memory gets worse in lockdown because we are living through a type of groundhog day, making it harder to lay down and retrieve memories.

New treatment for dry eye disease now PBS listed

10 August, 2021

Australians with persistent dry eye disease can now access a new, preservative-free, hydrating and lubricating emulsion on the PBS.

Excellence in Age Services Awards: LASA announces winners

10 August, 2021

The EIAS Awards recognise winners in the following categories: Rising Star, Individual, Next Gen Young Leader, Organisation and Team.

A Day in the Life of a Limbs 4 Life peer support volunteer

02 August, 2021

Andrew is a trained peer support volunteer at Limbs 4 Life, an organisation that provides information and support to amputees and their families.

HESTA Excellence Awards finalists revealed

28 July, 2021

Across disability, allied health, aged care and community services, 26 organisations and teams have been named as finalists in the 2021 HESTA Excellence Awards.

Trucking health services to remote Queensland

21 July, 2021

Heart of Australia's HEART 4 truck hits the road to bring life-saving services to remote and rural Queensland.

Environment and mental health added to cause of death equation

21 July, 2021

AIA Australia's 5590+ framework highlights the impact of environment and mental health on Australia's health statistics.

Why a billion dollars won't buy Australia improved mental health

16 July, 2021 by Dr Richard Lakeman*

Despite good intentions, increased federal funding for mental health services is unlikely to have a great impact on mental health outcomes.

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