Wednesday 20th June 2018
Page 3 - Superbug, soap link mooted. A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash may contribute to antibiotic resistance, helping the rise of superbugs, a new study found.
Page 12 - Tailored cancer fight down to a T. A discovery by Melbourne scientists may pave the way for a promising new form of cancer treatment to one day be tailored to a patient’s age, improving its effectiveness in older people.
Page 7 - Training the next generation of GPs. The number of active GP supervisors in the North-West will increase by 50 per cent thanks to a workshop hosted at Ulverstone by General Practice Training Tasmania.
Tuesday 19th June 2018
Page 6 - Ward to ease RHH stress. More than 50 new staff will be inducted over the next month to operate a new $7 million ward at the Hobart Repatriation Hospital. ONLINE
ONLINE - Politicians to focus on state’s health and housing problems and the State Budget. The housing crisis, debate over the management of the state’s health system and the budget responses of Labor and the Greens are expected to dominate proceedings in State Parliament this week.ONLINE
Page 9 - Forum provides health check. A forum with a twist will be held in Launceston to put all things health on the agenda. A health forum will be held on Tuesday night and will offer an interactive and self-reflective look at how healthy lifestyles can improve individuals and the city. The forum features a strong line up of some of UTAS’ top Northern researchers and will give the public a chance to hear from them directly about public health strategies and lifestyle changes. ONLINE