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Sydney pools fail health tests with levels exceeding safe limits ... - Daily Telegraph

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:02

Daily Telegraph

Sydney pools fail health tests with levels exceeding safe limits ...
Daily Telegraph
UNSUSPECTING swimmers are diving into “bacteria breeding grounds” at some of Sydney's most popular public pools. In a special investigation by The Saturday Telegraph five of the city's hottest swimming spots failed stringent tests, with each location ...

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HBF in merger talks with east coast health insurance rival HCF | The ... - The West Australian

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 07:42

The West Australian

HBF in merger talks with east coast health insurance rival HCF | The ...
The West Australian
WA's biggest private health insurer HBF is in talks over a merger with east coast rival HCF. The combination of the not-for-profit insurers would create a more powerful.

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Ruddock Religious Freedom Review “Questioned” LGBTIQ+ Health Claims - Junkee

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 03:58

Junkee

Ruddock Religious Freedom Review “Questioned” LGBTIQ+ Health Claims
Junkee
Activists have questioned whether the government's hand picked leader of an inquiry into religious freedom has the necessary understanding of the issues at hand, after he appeared to question whether LGBTIQ+ youths truly suffer disproportionate levels ...

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Tamworth mental health campaigners rally 12000 signatures for Banksia upgrade - The Northern Daily Leader

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 03:08

The Northern Daily Leader

Tamworth mental health campaigners rally 12000 signatures for Banksia upgrade
The Northern Daily Leader
GOOD SIGNS: Di Wyatt, second from left, with the Tamworth Mental Health Carers rallying for signatures last year. Photo: Gareth Gardner 061117GGB003. TAMWORTH'S public mental health facility is “no good” and “not safe”, says one local campaigner, and ...

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BTS talk gay rights, mental health and success in Billboard interview - SBS - The World Game (blog)

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:59

SBS - The World Game (blog)

BTS talk gay rights, mental health and success in Billboard interview
SBS - The World Game (blog)
BTS are just leaping from strength to strength, now gracing the cover of Billboard on not just one but EIGHT covers. Inside the magazine, they've given a candid interview that spans questions on gay rights, mental health and their progression from ...
BTS Speaks Out In Seoul: The K-Pop Megastars Get Candid About Representing a New GenerationBillboard

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Donald Trump cites mental health not gun laws in speech on Florida school shooting - ABC Online

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 01:39

ABC Online

Donald Trump cites mental health not gun laws in speech on Florida school shooting
ABC Online
In reacting to previous mass shootings, Mr Trump has largely focused on mental health as a cause, dismissing questions about gun control. After a shooting at a Texas church in November left more than two dozen dead, the President said, "This isn't a ...
Trump's Mental-Health Concern Trolling Won't End Mass ShootingsVanity Fair
Trump visits Florida shooting victims, vows to tackle 'mental health' issuesUSA TODAY
Trump again emphasizes 'mental health' over gun control after Florida shootingThe Guardian
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Ex-mental health minister Leesa Vlahos won't contest March state ... - The Advertiser

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:53

The Advertiser

Ex-mental health minister Leesa Vlahos won't contest March state ...
The Advertiser
THE Minister formerly responsible for the Oakden aged care home has pulled out of the state election before the findings of an investigation into alleged abuse at the facility are released. Leesa Vlahos wrote to Premier Jay Weatherill revealing she ...

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Primary Health Care posts 5pc profit gain, medical centres slide - The Australian Financial Review

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:12

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care posts 5pc profit gain, medical centres slide
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care CEO Malcolm Parmenter said recruitment of doctors at its medical centres business remains tough but it has launched a new strategic initiative, Project Leapfrog, aiming to evolve the operating model. Louise Kennerley. Share on ...
Primary Health back to H1 profit of $22.1mThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Primary Health Care posts 5pc profit gain, medical centres slide - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:13

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care posts 5pc profit gain, medical centres slide
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care CEO Malcolm Parmenter said recruitment of doctors at its medical centres business remains tough but it has launched a new strategic initiative, Project Leapfrog, aiming to evolve the operating model. Louise Kennerley. Share on ...
Primary Health back to H1 profit of $22.1mSBS

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Health insurance arm buoys Medibank profit - SBS

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:35

SBS

Health insurance arm buoys Medibank profit
SBS
Health insurance premium revenue grew 1.8 per cent to $3.2 billion in the six months amid slow uptake in cover industry-wide but, Mr Drummond said, a focus on new products and customer service had helped improve growth by 23 basis points compared to a ...
The unhealthy portion of Medibank premiums not spent on healthThe Sydney Morning Herald
Medibank lifts profits as health insurance business improveThe Australian Financial Review

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Health insurance arm buoys Medibank profit - SBS

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:35

SBS

Health insurance arm buoys Medibank profit
SBS
Health insurance premium revenue grew 1.8 per cent to $3.2 billion in the six months amid slow uptake in cover industry-wide but, Mr Drummond said, a focus on new products and customer service had helped improve growth by 23 basis points compared to a ...
The unhealthy portion of Medibank premiums not spent on healthThe Sydney Morning Herald
Medibank lifts profits as health insurance business improveThe Australian Financial Review

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Not-for-profit health insurers HCF and HBF restart merger dance - The Australian Financial Review

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:15

The Australian Financial Review

Not-for-profit health insurers HCF and HBF restart merger dance
The Australian Financial Review
Private health insurers HCF and HBF are back at the negotiating table. Michel O'Sullivan. by; Sarah Thompson · Anthony Macdonald · Joyce Moullakis. Negotiations to combine Australia's third and fifth largest private health insurers have quietly ...

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SA election: Xenophon backtracks on health budget cuts plan to pay ... - ABC Local

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:21

ABC Local

SA election: Xenophon backtracks on health budget cuts plan to pay ...
ABC Local
Hours after claiming he would cut SA's health budget to pay for SA Best's election policies, Nick Xenophon is now retreating, saying he has no intention of such a move.
SA election: Nick Xenophon flags cuts to health to pay for SA Best's ...ABC Online

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Ex-mental health minister Leesa Vlahos won't contest March state ... - The Advertiser

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:35

The Advertiser

Ex-mental health minister Leesa Vlahos won't contest March state ...
The Advertiser
THE Minister formerly responsible for the Oakden aged care home has pulled out of the state election before the findings of an investigation into alleged abuse at the facility are released. Leesa Vlahos wrote to Premier Jay Weatherill revealing she ...

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Ex-mental health minister Leesa Vlahos won't contest March state election - The Advertiser

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:31

The Advertiser

Ex-mental health minister Leesa Vlahos won't contest March state election
The Advertiser
“This must have been a difficult decision for Ms Vlahos to have made, but I believe it is the right one,” he said. “I thank her for her service. Now that the Oakden facility has closed, our focus is ensuring the residents at Northgate receive the ...

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Roadshow returns, with LGBTI mental health family violence atop the agenda - Bendigo Advertiser

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:19

Bendigo Advertiser

Roadshow returns, with LGBTI mental health family violence atop the agenda
Bendigo Advertiser
Ro Allen was joined in Bendigo by gay rights advocate Daniel Witthaus and together they floated with attendees convening a meeting of queer leaders from across regional Victoria to discuss the future of the LGBTI people living outside the state's ...

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SA election: Nick Xenophon flags cuts to health to pay for SA Best's regional projects - ABC Online

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:20

ABC Online

SA election: Nick Xenophon flags cuts to health to pay for SA Best's regional projects
ABC Online
Nick Xenophon has flagged the prospect of cuts to health spending to pay for his SA Best party's election promises. Along with Upper House candidate Sam Johnson, the SA Best party leader unveiled a 'royalties for regions' policy, aimed at funding new ...

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Talking Point: Heat on health to cut costs and boost wellbeing - The Mercury

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:06

The Mercury

Talking Point: Heat on health to cut costs and boost wellbeing
The Mercury
As Tasmanians grapple with an under-resourced health system that caters for a population with some of the poorest health outcomes in the country, we need to keep in mind that climate change and extreme weather events are bad for the economy and for ...

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