Releases from NSW Health
1/06/2006 - A
new direction for Mental Health
24/05/2006 - Soft
Drinks to be Banned from Schools as Child Obesity Rises
12/05/2006 - Measles
11/05/2006 - NSW
people have their say in the future of NSW health care
07/05/2006 - Severe
food allergy on the increase
26/04/2006 - NSW
Health policy promotes breastfeeding
15/03/2006 - New
guidelines - Caring for mothers and babies with addiction
and children to benefit from health service realignment
Womens and childrens health services in Western
Australia will receive a major boost under a new plan to
realign King Edward Memorial Hospital and Princess Margaret
Nurses and Midwives Awards
ACT Minister for Health Ms. Katy Gallagher MLA has extended
her warm congratulations to the winners of the 2006 ACT
Nurses and Midwives Awards.
Alarms - New Regulation
This Regulation has been developed to improve community
safety by making it compulsory for smoke alarms to be fitted
in all new and existing homes and other buildings including
health care facilities where people sleep. Smoke alarms
are an effective early-warning device to alert people to
the presence of fire so they have more time to escape.
bears to teach Queensland children healthy habits
Health Minister Stephen Robertson is urging Queensland
school students and their families to live healthy and active
lives to lower the risks of type 2 diabetes.
of Maori Child Oral Health Services
Unacceptable inequalities exist in the oral health of New
Zealand children, especially among Ma-ori, Pacific and those
children from low socioeconomic status (SES) families.
Allergies - The View From Both Sides: Doctor and Parent
The term food allergy may sound tame and manageable,
but food allergies in an extreme form such as anaphylaxis
are a life and death matter.
Statement on Child Abuse and Neglect
Every year, the rate of substantiated child abuse cases
in all Australian States and Territories is rising. The
burden, in terms of human and financial costs cannot be
Mental Health Foundation
Young Australians are particularly vulnerable when it comes
to mental illness. One in four young Australians suffer
from a mental illness in any one year and three-quarters
of all mental health problems begin before the age of 25.
and Funding - Australian Safer Communities Awards
The Australian Safer Communities Awards are organised by
Emergency Management Australia (EMA). They recognise best
practice and innovation by organisations and individuals
that helps to build safer communities across Australia.
Trial to Support Learners With Disabilities
E-counselling and e-support services are two of seven national
vocational and technical education (VTE) projects being
funded to assess the impact and benefits of technology for
learners with disabilities.
the mental health of primary school children - Australian
primary schools are being invited to join KidsMatter, an
initiative to promote children's mental health and wellbeing.
reminder for whooping cough - The Department of
Health and Community Services is urging parents in the Barkly
Region to ensure their children are up to date with their
immunisations following a case of whooping cough (pertussis)
reported in an infant child from Tennant Creek.
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