Victorian Government has announced that they have entered into a deal as per which they will be buying Mildura Base Hospital.
The ownership will get active from 2015. But it shall however, be noted that private provider Ramsay Healthcare will complete its contract, which is active for 10 years. Ramsay Healthcare said that they are aware of the contract and happy as it is a positive start for the community.
With passage of time, more nurses are joining state-wide strike. Main aim is to increase nurse-patient ratio, more number of nurses to be employed and better pay.
Nurses from over 70 hospitals and other health workplaces have joined the strike. And, recently 15 more nurses have joined the strike.
Its Time to Get in Shape and Pamper Your Skin; Australians Are Fond of Spending Big on Gyms and Beauty Services, Study Reveals
Recently, an online analysis on consumer trends was done in Australia during which the nature of debit and credit card transactions was reviewed. As a result it was found that a large number of Australians have signed up for gyms and beauty services in last few years. Many online transactions have been made for the same.
After analyzing data of 20 years from Australia, New Zealand and England, Academics from the University of NSW revealed that women who were screened once in every three years had a similar rate of acquiring and dying from cervical cancer as compared to those who got it screened more often.
Industry is Not Responsible for Deteriorating Great Barrier Reef’s health, says Queensland Resources Council
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said that they are going to dispute claims that industry is responsible for damaging the Great Barrier Reef's health.
The NRL recently said it was aimed at helping in capturing an online troll, by whom a racist rant focused on South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis was posted.
Inglis saw a highly odious remark against him yesterday on Instagram, a social networking site. As per the findings, the Queensland and Australian star was rallied behind by Inglis' Rabbitohs teammate.
A report has unveiled that Queanbeyan nurses have decided to continue with their strike action once they are joined in walking-off-the-job stir on Wednesday by thousands of colleagues.
As per the findings of a new report, the privately-run Mildura Base Hospital is to be bought back by the State Government. From 2015, the ownership would be retracted by the State Government for a currently concealed sum.
A new report has come with worrisome findings, suggesting prison inmates are experiencing several mental and physical health issues. It revealed half of all Australians prisoners have reported a history of mental health issues.
The Australian Institute of Health Welfare report focused on prisoners' health. It found high rates of chronic and communicable diseases among prisoners.
According to new Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Tribunal, if police picks up drinkers for three times in two months then they can be sent to forced rehabilitation.
Assessment will be done and if found vital that drinkers will be sent to a mandatory alcohol treatment facility for three months. Recently, a 31-year-old drinker was detained under the new rule. He was detained for four days, but he fled.
Warnings have been raised by Centre for Disease Control of the Northern Territory recently that people coming to spend their holidays in Bali should be cautious enough. They should ensure their protection against a mosquito-borne virus.
The release of the first research paper to describe the potential of plain-packaging for cigarettes showed that it made smokers to have a feeling to quit the habit and lowered the appeal for smoking.
Nearly 500 smokers were surveyed by the Cancer Council Victoria Research. The survey was conducted during the roll-out phase of the legislation last year.
The National Broadband Network will help chronic pain sufferers around the country by giving access to a virtual conference through high-definition video conferencing. This will be happening for the first time in the history of the NBN that chronic pain sufferers will be benefitted through its services.
According to a study carried out by a group of researchers from Australian National University, it has been unveiled that malaria parasite requires vitamins to grow as well as to increase its population.
A study has been carried out by a group of researchers from Melbourne University, as per which children are happier and healthier with gay and lesbian parents in comparison to children having straight parents.
Strike from the nurses has not been welcomed by the NSW Ministry of Health. Its spokesperson dubbed this action as ''disappointing''. She added that the fixed ratios of nurses to patients were not used in the NSW public health system. According to her, the wards are appointed on the basis of average number of nurse hours over a week.
The recent confirmation of Hendra virus in a dog on an infected property near Macksville, on the NSW mid north coast - within weeks of the July 4 death of a horse from the virus on the same property - has led NSW vets to issue a Hendra warning.
According to reports, two U. S. Marine Corps dropped four unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef after they were not able to safely land with the bombs. The two AV-8B Harrier jets dropped 226kgs bombs each on the world heritage-listed reef during a training mission on Tuesday.
In a recent research, it has been revealed drinking of one or two standard drinks of wine regularly benefits health positively.
This was revealed by the scientists at the international WineHealth13 conference in Sydney this week. They suggested taking wine as they recommended could help in controlling many diseases, including cancer, diabetes, dementia or stroke.
An outbreak of deadly starfish has been realized on the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns. It has been revealed in a recent report that scientists have been working on a one kill-shot method so as to address the problem.
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