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 …

Tramadol abuse addiction sweeping Egypt as part of the world’s growing opioid crisis

Tramadol abuse addiction sweeping Egypt as part of the world’s growing opioid crisis

By freelance correspondent Walt Curnow Posted May 05, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Kerim was accused of drug dealing last year, pictured here in his house in Old Cairo. (ABC News: Hamada Elrasam) Related Story: Every Tuesday is execution day in Egypt Related Story: Egypt’s women fight harassment on the street and …

Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping ‘health check’ into federal public service

Malcolm Turnbull announces sweeping ‘health check’ into federal public service

Posted May 04, 2018 18:24:25 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a sweeping review of the federal public service to ensure it is capable of providing quality advice while being apolitical. Key points: Review will examine performance management, staff support and staff digital skills Turnbull says hasn’t been significant review …