My Health Record opt-out dates announced amid security concerns

My Health Record opt-out dates announced amid security concerns

Posted May 14, 2018 21:29:28 Australians who do not want their medical records stored on a national electronic database can opt out of the scheme from July 16 to October 15 this year. Alternatively, people will retain their My Health Record — an online summary of personal health information uploaded …

Mental health distress more prevalent among FIFO workers than general community

Mental health distress more prevalent among FIFO workers than general community

Posted May 14, 2018 18:47:04 Psychological distress is significantly more prevalent in the remote mining and construction workforce than in the general community, new research has found. Key points: Over 20pc rated their mental health as poor, in comparison to 15pc in the general population 30pc were suffering high or …

Job Detail | Senior Brand Manager | Consumer Health | Melbourne

Job Detail | Senior Brand Manager | Consumer Health | Melbourne

Senior Brand Manager | Consumer Health | Melbourne Company: i-Pharm ConsultingLocation: Melbourne CBDReference: KEGA1105Closing Date: 24 May 18Type: ContractSalary (£): 0 – 20,000Benefits: Super Job Summary: JOB SUMMARYOur client is leading provider of high quality consumer brands and products to both the Australian and New Zealand health …

Couple’s cancer journey captured by daughter in moving exhibition about life, death and love – Health

Couple’s cancer journey captured by daughter in moving exhibition about life, death and love – Health

American photographer Nancy Borowick was 28 when she found herself faced with two parents having parallel treatment for stage four cancer. “It was so awful, it was almost funny,” she says. Nancy’s mother Laurel was facing breast cancer for the third time in 17 years, while her father Howie was …

The 12-week pregnancy rule: Why is the first trimester shrouded in secrecy? – Health

The 12-week pregnancy rule: Why is the first trimester shrouded in secrecy? – Health

The first trimester of pregnancy can often be the hardest. Pregnancy hormones, extreme fatigue, nausea and vomiting, tender breasts, and perpetually needing to wee make life growing a human no easy feat. For many women, it’s made harder by an unwritten social rule that says they should keep their news …

Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Updated May 11, 2018 22:52:30 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is preparing for the “worst case scenario” in an Ebola outbreak in a remote area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the potential for the virus to spread to a major town. Key points: The immediate risk …

Mt Gambier’s health care suffering due to unaffordability and unreliability of flights, experts say

Mt Gambier’s health care suffering due to unaffordability and unreliability of flights, experts say

Updated May 11, 2018 16:24:51 Unreliable and unaffordable air services are adversely affecting health care in the Mt Gambier area, experts in South Australia’s largest regional city say. Key points: Locals raised concerns in Senate inquiry into flight prices in regional, rural, remote areas Patients waiting long times to see …

Sweeping mental health reforms in NSW announced after Miriam Merton’s death

Sweeping mental health reforms in NSW announced after Miriam Merton’s death

Posted May 11, 2018 10:48:22 Mental health units and emergency departments across New South Wales will have 24-hour supervision under a government plan to improve psychiatric care and address damning findings of a review into the sector. Key points: NSW Government ordered an inquiry last year after the death of …

Fitness apps found to make almost no difference to users’ health | Australia news

An app developed by the Swedish government to curb drinking among university students actually led to them drink more, while a globally popular fitness app made almost no difference to the weight of those who used it, a review of the effectiveness of health apps has found. Researchers from Bond …

Leader of Learning of Personal, Development, Health & Physical Education (1 Point Position)

Leader of Learning of Personal, Development, Health & Physical Education (1 Point Position)

Leader of Learning of Personal, Development, Health & Physical Education (1 Point Position) St Andrews College, Marayong Secondary Teacher Teaching Subject: Health , Physical Education , PDHPE Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time Applications Close: 11 May 2018 The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: br Experience in teaching …