hospital statistics 2004-05
This summary report presents an overview of hospitals
and hospital activity in Australia, further data on public
hospitals, hospital performance indicator data, information
on non-admitted patient care provided in public hospital
emergency departments, and summary data on elective surgery
waiting times for patients admitted to public hospitals.
Youth Networks: Researching the Experiences of 'Peripheral'
Young People in Using New Media Tools For Creative Participation
Online networks can support broad communicative participation
and interaction and new media technologies have the potential
to allow individuals and groups to reflect, create, maintain,
establish, challenge and subvert the media and political
representations that affect them.
push me around!
This report has been written by Barnardos and Whizz-Kidz
in order to bring about change in wheelchair service provision
for disabled children with mobility needs in the UK.
of risk to the wellbeing of Australian Indigenous children
Anne Daly and Diane Smith use a range of indicators
established in the literature to examine the risk of exclusion
from mainstream Australian society for Indigenous Australian
children. The results show that Indigenous children continue
to be among the most socially disadvantaged in Australia,
and this is particularly the case for those living in remote
and very remote areas.
right to the highest attainable standard of health: opportunities
This is the text of a recent speech by Paul Hunt, UN Special
Rapporteur on the right to the highest attainable standard
of physical and mental health, in which he asks: what does
the right to health mean?
with autism face exclusion and bullying
Over a quarter of children with autism have been excluded
from school and nearly half have experienced bullying, according
to research published by the National Autistic Society.
of ACT Child Deaths - This report covers the period
between January 1992 and December 2003 and identifies the
deaths of 400 infants, children and young persons aged 0-17
Analysis of the Usefulness and Feasibility of a Population
Indicator of Childhood Obesity - This paper provides
an analysis of the usefulness and operational feasibility
to monitor both obesity in children and young people, and
the effectiveness of the collective strategies and interventions
used to prevent and manage childhood obesity. The work uses
a Leading for Outcomes approach.
dogs used to control kids
Attack dogs used to enforce control, solitary confinement,
non-consensual medical procedures ... Abu Ghraib? Not quite,
rather the NSW juvenile justice system.
Zealand and the UN General Comment on Corporal Punishment
Following two General Discussion Days on Violence Against
Children, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child resolved
to issue a series of papers on eliminating violence against
children to guide State parties in understanding the provisions
of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
to Dental Services Among Australian Children and Adults
This report provides information on the use of dental services
Australian children and adults in 2002.
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