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Media Monitoring

Monday 26th October 2015

  • Page 5 - Don't ignore the warnings as breast cancer can strike at any age.  Never too young.  ONLINE


    Page 5 - Women fell force of Jolie effect.  Actor Angelina Jolie prompted a doubling in the number of Australian women who had breasts removed to protect against cancer when she revealed her surgery.


    Page 15 - talkingpoint - Paying price of useless medical treatments.  Tassie leads nation in use of hyperbaric chambers and cartilage trims that can be less than effective.  ONLINE



    Page 7 - Dealing with stress.  Working as an emergency doctor or paramedic can be as stressful as being a soldier on the front line.  British anaesthetist Geoff Healy says mental training used by elite sports people and soldiers is highly beneficial for medicos.


    Page 10 - Hospital embraces diversity.  LGH medical workforce a multicultural affair that works well.  ONLINE



Friday 23rd October 2015

  • Page 12 - Glenview leads the way.  a not-for-profit aged care facility in Hobart's northern suburbs is leading the way in national dementia research, having recently been awarded five fellowships to further improve care for the terminal condition.


    Page 1 - Flying doctor service career touches down.  Hillwood man Lindsay Millar can provide an in-depth history of Royal Flying Doctor service like no one else. ONLINE

    Page 12 - Dinner gathering focuses on death.  A forum in Launceston on Thursday invited older people and their families to discuss death over dinner.


    Page 1 - Medical episode link to crash theory.  Police say a man who died in hospital yesterday after a single vehicle crash in Devonport may have suffered a medical episode.  

    Page 23 - Health expo focuses on mental wellbeing.  Mental health will be on the forefront of people's minds at the Ulverstone Health and Wellbeing Expo today.