Defence eyes states for health overhaul

Sean Parnell, FOI editor From: The Australian November 08, 2010 12:00AM MORE medics will work in public hospitals and dozens of military clinics will close in a major restructuring of defence health services. There will also be a greater emphasis...

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Mental health a top Aussie worry

Peter Wilson, Europe correspondentFrom: The Australian November 03, 2010 12:00AM GLOBAL warming and mental health problems provoke more public concern in Australia than in any other country covered by an international survey. When people in eight...

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“Am I losing my marbles”

Prof. Philip Morris Over the next few years this will be a question many doctors will hear from patients. And some of us will perhaps ask this of ourselves! As the leading edge of the ‘baby boomer’ generation moves through their 60’s and 70’s...

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New Service for Health Care Professionals

ReachOutPro.com.au provides access and advice for health care professionals on a range of technologies and online resources that can be used to enhance the effectiveness of psychosocial support and mental health care provided to young people...

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Community resilience following natural disasters

In March 2010, rural and remote Queensland experienced major flooding from Springsure, west of Gladstone in Central Queensland, west to Bedourie and south along the NSW border which equates to an area the size of Victoria. Charleville was...

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