Experts sound warning as families source 3D-printed prostheses – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Experts sound warning as families source 3D-printed prostheses By Elise Kinsella Posted November 21, 2019 05:33:15 Photo: Izabella Carlson enjoys riding her bicycle with the help of her 3D-printed hand. (Supplied: Kate Carlson.) Map: Melbourne 3000 When three-year-old Izabella Carlson was able to ride a bike for the first Continue Reading

NT Aboriginal health clinics close over Christmas for 'indefinite period' due to lack of staff – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email NT Aboriginal health clinics close over Christmas for 'indefinite period' due to lack of staff By Lauren Roberts Updated November 19, 2019 14:06:18 Photo: Health worker Jillian Kantawarra is concerned for her community if the health clinic is closed. (ABC: Mitchell Abram) Related Story: 'Ashamed of coming to the Continue Reading

Health officials want families to say 'Shisha, No Thanks' over cancer fears. But is smoking shisha bad for you? – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Health officials want families to say 'Shisha, No Thanks' over cancer fears. But is smoking shisha bad for you? PM By Isobel Roe Updated October 18, 2019 15:28:17 Video: Research shows 45 minutes of smoking shisha is equivalent to 100 cigarettes. (ABC News) Related Story: Are shisha bars a Continue Reading

Aged care worker who force-fed, slapped patients allowed to keep working, royal commission hears – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Aged care worker who force-fed, slapped patients allowed to keep working, royal commission hears By Anne Connolly Updated October 17, 2019 19:23:51 Photo: Mistreatment at the Japara Bayview home included force-feeding and face slapping, the royal commission heard. (Japara Bayview Aged Care Home) Related Story: 'I was told we Continue Reading

Gayle's Law regulations rejected in SA Parliament after criticism from nurses and family – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Gayle's Law regulations rejected in SA Parliament after criticism from nurses and family By Casey Briggs Posted October 17, 2019 10:52:35 Photo: Gayle Woodford was killed while working as a nurse in remote SA. (Facebook) Related Story: Murdered nurse's family are fighting a battle they thought they had won Continue Reading

I spent five years speaking with people in nursing homes. This is what I learnt about loneliness – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email I spent five years speaking with people in nursing homes. This is what I learnt about loneliness RN By Barbara Barbosa Neves for ABC Top 5 Updated November 19, 2019 14:02:36 Photo: One in five older Australians feels lonely, and that’s estimated to rise. (Getty: Alessia Pederzoli) Related Story: Continue Reading

Why Australia is turning to psychoactive drink kava to make friends in the Pacific – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Why Australia is turning to psychoactive drink kava to make friends in the Pacific Pacific Beat By Pacific affairs reporter Liam Fox Updated October 17, 2019 08:27:19 Photo: Fiji’s traditional ceremonial kava as seen in Nadi, Fiji. (AFP: The Yomiuri Shimbun) Related Story: Australia to ease kava import limits Continue Reading

Austin Health CEO Sue Shilbury resigns in wake of series of hospital controversies – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Austin Health CEO Sue Shilbury resigns in wake of series of hospital controversies By Sarah Curnow, ABC Investigations and Lucy Carter, 7.30 Updated October 17, 2019 14:07:28 Photo: Sue Shilbury became chief executive at Austin Health in 2017, after a long career in the NSW public health sector. (Supplied: Continue Reading

A short film from the "We're on it" campaign (Courtesy: South Dakota Meth Prevention) – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email A short film from the "We're on it" campaign (Courtesy: South Dakota Meth Prevention) Posted November 19, 2019 13:02:10 A short film from the “We’re on it” campaign (Courtesy: South Dakota Meth Prevention). Source: ABC News | Duration: 14sec Topics: methamphetamine, drugs-and-substance-abuse, drug-use, drug-offences, drug-rehabilitation, drug-education, united-states

Victorian aged care facility rostering five staff to more than 100 patients, royal commission hears – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Victorian aged care facility rostering five staff to more than 100 patients, royal commission hears By Anne Connolly Posted October 16, 2019 18:22:06 Photo: The commission was told aged care facilities were understaffed and workers were often underpaid. (ABC News: Natasha Johnson) Related Story: 'I was told we do Continue Reading