The framework will see three action plans developed in the first half of 2018, in support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, CALD and LGBTI communities.
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Health and aged-care professionals invited to make submissions.
White women genetically predisposed to Alzheimer's disease are more likely than white men to develop the disease during a critical 10-year span in their lives.
Collaboration between stakeholders will help ensure that the results of current independent aged-care industry reviews are 'fit for purpose'.
The risk of age-related macular degeneration seems to decrease in baby boomers and gen-Xers.
Following several flu deaths in aged-care facilities this winter, the federal government is moving to mandate flu vaccinations for staff.
Known for his research into infectious diseases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, A/Prof Ward is a passionate advocate for taking action against STIs. He doesn't just talk the talk … he walks the walk.
Extensive antimicrobial usage in aged-care facilities needs to be addressed.
Gabrielle Maston is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist who works as an obesity therapist in a public hospital.
Helping older workers work longer could benefit both individuals and government budgets.
Following the release of a new report and some high-profile cases, the federal government is replacing announced visits.
Repetitive lab testing is leading to additional illness, interventions and patient costs.
Damage to the skin caused by hard water can lead to skin conditions.
Frail people are susceptible to incorrect prescriptions, increasing the risk of death 22%.