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Wednesday 26th September 2018


  • Page 3 - Less than an hour of care: audit. An audit of five aged care facilities on Hobart’s Eastern Shore had found most were providing less than an hour of care to patients during an afternoon shift.

    Page 8 - Libs’ vow on mental health. Adolescent unit planned for next year. An inpatient adolescent mental health unit will open at the Royal Hobart Hospital next year, more than four years after a coroner recommended it be done. ONLINE

     


    Launceston General Hospital 'needs emergency medicine training accreditation'.  A peak body for surgeons says the Launceston General Hospital needs emergency medicine training accreditation to ensure recruitment of practitioners skilled in the area. ONLINE

    Tasmanian Health Minister defends action to seclude young girl in an adult psychiatric ward. The case of a 15-year-old held in seclusion for six months in an adult psychiatric ward at the Royal Hobart Hospital was raised in Tasmanian Parliament on Tuesday. ONLINE

    Paramedics Dave Munting and Scott Mineall praised for fast response. The paramedic team credited with saving a Launceston teenager’s life by administering fast treatment for meningococcal disease have been showered with praise during the past week, but they consider it all in a day’s work. ONLINE

    Minister Guy Barnett announces nation leading legislation on PTSD. Unions have hailed Tasmania becoming the first jurisdiction to legislate to make it easier for public servants to make a claim for post-traumatic stress disorder. ONLINE


    Launceston General Hospital 'needs emergency medicine training accreditation'. A peak body for surgeons says the Launceston General Hospital needs emergency medicine training accreditation to ensure recruitment of practitioners skilled in the area. ONLINE

    Tasmanian Health Minister defends action to seclude young girl in an adult psychiatric ward. The case of a 15-year-old held in seclusion for six months in an adult psychiatric ward at the Royal Hobart Hospital was raised in Tasmanian Parliament on Tuesday. ONLINE

    Minister Guy Barnett announces nation leading legislation on PTSD. Unions have hailed Tasmania becoming the first jurisdiction to legislate to make it easier for public servants to make a claim for post-traumatic stress disorder. ONLINE

     

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    Page 8 - Addressing rural health barriers. Tasmania has the highest bowel cancer mortality rate in Australia, despite being the second highest participator in the National Bowel Cancer Screening program. ONLINE


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