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Thursday 23rd November 2017


  • Page 12 -   Secrecy claim over hospital bed probe.  THE State Government is being accused of secrecy over its failure to release an independent report into new beds in the hospital system.  Health Minister Michael Ferguson has ruled out making public a Deloitte Australia report ordered when a New Beds Implementation Team was created in June.  The report provides an unflattering assessment of the state’s hospitals, opposition parties and unions have said.  ONLINE

     


    Page 4 - Acute inquiry 'not enough'.  General Practitioners say an upper house inquiry into acute health will not paint a full picture, calling for an independent review into all aspects of healthcare in Tasmania.  ONLINE

    Page 17 - Assisted dying to be approved in Victoria.  Victoria will offer Australia's only lawful voluntary assisted-dying scheme in a move met with mixed emotion.


    Page 13 - Assisted dying to be approved in Victoria.  Victoria will offer Australia's only lawful voluntary assisted-dying scheme in a move met with mixed emotion.

Wednesday 22nd November 2017


  • Page 3 -  Breast milk allergy hope.  EATING eggs and peanuts during pregnancy may protect the unborn child from food allergies later in life especially if the mother breastfeeds, a US study has found.  Whether mothers should eat these allergenic foods during pregnancy has been controversial because of the high rates of childhood food allergies. But researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital have shown in mice, breast milk from mothers who consumed allergenic foods prevented food allergy.

    Page 9 -  Opposition calls for a review of outpatient numbers.  The State Opposition yesterday called for an immediate and wide ranging review of outpatient waiting lists to help people such as Ms Turner.  Labor leader Rebecca White said the patients were being forced to seek treatment interstate for basic procedures because they feared getting sicker on waiting lists.


    Page 1 - Job Offers.  Two neurologists offered permanent jobs after Dr Koshy's exit.  ONLINE

    Page 11 - The future of diabetes.  Routine finger pricks for people living with diabetes are set to become a thing of the past, thanks to revolutionary flash glucose monitoring systems.  ONLINE

    Page 14 - Euthanasia debate drags on.  Politicians armed themselves with pillows and toothbrushes as debate dragged on in Victoria's upper house with no sign of a decision on controversial assisted dying laws on Tuesday.


    Page 11 - Euthanasia debate drags on.  Politicians armed themselves with pillows and toothbrushes as debate dragged on in Victoria's upper house with no sign of a decision on controversial assisted dying laws on Tuesday.

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