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12/07/2016
Parents lack basic first aid, Royal Children's Hospital health poll reveals - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Parents lack basic first aid, Royal Children's Hospital health poll reveals
Herald Sun
PARENTS lack basic first aid knowledge that can reduce the severity of their child's injury or even save their life, a Royal Children's Hospital study has found. Disregarding safety advice and failing to supervise children were concerning trends ...
Trampolining injuries on the rise among childrenThe Age
Parents ignoring trampoline safety: pollNEWS.com.au
Parents urged to make trampoline safety a priority this SummermyGC.com.au

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12/06/2016
Indigenous incarceration rates 'intolerable' and momentum for change 'lost long ago' - ABC Online

ABC Online

Indigenous incarceration rates 'intolerable' and momentum for change 'lost long ago'
ABC Online
Indigenous incarceration rates remain "intolerably" high with most of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody still not implemented after 25 years, according to the Human Rights Commission's Social Justice and ...
Commission releases Indigenous snapshotSky News Australia
[ December 7, 2016 ] Teen survey reveals depth of discrimination NEWSNational Indigenous Times
How racism impacts health careAustralian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)

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12/06/2016
Autism diagnosis in Australia lagging years behind other countries - ABC Online

ABC Online

Autism diagnosis in Australia lagging years behind other countries
ABC Online
Australian children are missing out on vital early treatment for autism spectrum disorder because of a lag in diagnosis, according to the Australian Medical Association. Key points: Autism diagnosis in Australia often occurs three to four years later ...
Father backs call for autism early interventionSBS
Autistic kids diagnosed too latedailytelegraph.com.au
AMA urges call to action on autismSky News Australia
Age of Autism -Huffington Post -9Honey -HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)
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12/06/2016
Two in three patients bulk-billed for all GP visits, department of health figures reveal - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Advertiser

Two in three patients bulk-billed for all GP visits, department of health figures reveal
The Sydney Morning Herald
Two-thirds of patients were bulk-billed for all their GP visits, the Department of Health has revealed. The figures released on Tuesday in response to Senate estimates questions have punctured the Turnbull government's claim that bulk-billing was at a ...
Bulk billing rates beefed upCourier Mail

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12/06/2016
Night-vision glasses: Nanocrystals developed at ANU allow direct vision into the infrared - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Night-vision glasses: Nanocrystals developed at ANU allow direct vision into the infrared
The Sydney Morning Herald
Imagine seeing colours in the infrared, or gaining night vision simply by putting on a pair of glasses. Humans can see in a tiny bandwidth of the light spectrum: infrared, ultraviolet, and x-rays are invisible to us. Play Video. Replay Video. Play ...
Nanocrystals may bring night vision to normal glassesNew Atlas
Aussie Scientists Can Give Regular Glasses Night VisionGizmodo Australia
Australian scientists have created a tiny crystal that turns darkness into lightBusiness Insider Australia

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12/06/2016
Skin glue lessens IV drip pain: doctors - Herald Sun

Skin glue lessens IV drip pain: doctors
Herald Sun
Australian doctors have found a way to make one of the most common medical procedures in the world - inserting drips or intravenous lines - safer, less painful and more cost effective. Doctors put more than 10 million IV lines in the arms of ...
Medical skin glue could be simple, cost-effective way to reduce intravenous drip failureNews-Medical.net

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12/06/2016
Health safety system to report mistakes not being used by Adelaide hospital staff - ABC Online

ABC Online

Health safety system to report mistakes not being used by Adelaide hospital staff
ABC Online
A crucial safety system that should have been used to report the under-dosing of chemotherapy drugs at two Adelaide hospital is rarely used by medical staff, SA Health has found. The review into the Central Adelaide Local Health Network was ...
Hospital staff 'stuck in the past, failing to work as one'Courier Mail

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12/06/2016
New antibiotic resistant, pandemic syphilis strain identified - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

New antibiotic resistant, pandemic syphilis strain identified
NEWS.com.au
SYPHILIS is staging a comeback — and now medicine knows why. It's a new mutation of a strain that tore through Europe in the 1700s. It remained a common and devastating disease until the invention of penicillin a century ago. Now it's fighting its way ...
Syphilis Making a Comeback and It's Antibiotic ResistantAussie Network News
Syphilis Might Be the Next Scary STD SuperbugShape Magazine

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12/07/2016
NSW hospital staff numbers criticised - Herald Sun

The Flinders News

NSW hospital staff numbers criticised
Herald Sun
One of the country's top medical voices has criticised the lack of staff at a NSW hospital despite a report revealing patients across the state are waiting less time for emergency treatment. Australian Medical Association NSW President Brad Frankum ...
How long will you wait at your hospital? BHI reveals hospital performance resultsThe Sydney Morning Herald

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12/07/2016
Pande Veleski: man accused of killing French tourist could be put in mental health unit - ABC Online

ABC Online

Pande Veleski: man accused of killing French tourist could be put in mental health unit
ABC Online
A Melbourne man accused of murdering a French tourist at a remote rest stop in Central Australia, may have to be moved to a mental health ward in Darwin, a court has been told. Pande Veleski, 35, allegedly stabbed Philippe Jegouzo in the neck in what ...

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