Aged care home initially refused to act on abuse caught on hidden camera, royal commission told – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Aged care home initially refused to act on abuse caught on hidden camera, royal commission told By James Oaten Updated October 15, 2019 18:44:07 Photo: A hidden camera was set up in Sandra Nisi’s father’s room at Greenway Gardens nursing home. (ABC News: Anne Connolly) Related Story: The secret Continue Reading

Fortescue Metals Group worker diagnosed with measles prompts new WA health warning – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Fortescue Metals Group worker diagnosed with measles prompts new WA health warning By David Weber and Rebecca Trigger Updated October 15, 2019 19:10:59 Photo: Measles symptoms can include cough, fever and a distinctive rash. (Supplied: WA Department of Health) Related Story: Fears 'very dangerous' Perth measles outbreak will get Continue Reading

Queensland man has severed hand reattached in rare surgery – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Queensland man has severed hand reattached in rare surgery By Leonie Mellor Updated October 15, 2019 14:03:02 Photo: Lorry’s hand was severed with a meat slicer. (Supplied: Mater Hospital) Map: Australia It started as just another day on the job for Brisbane factory worker Lawrence “Lorry” Cooper. But in Continue Reading

Test on heartburn drug Zantac finds 75 per cent of tablets contain heightened level of suspected carcinogen – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Test on heartburn drug Zantac finds 75 per cent of tablets contain heightened level of suspected carcinogen 7.30 By Peter McCutcheon and Alex McDonald Updated October 15, 2019 12:03:19 Photo: Jade Wood has been giving Zantac to her six-month-old daughter Luana for severe reflux. (ABC News: Alex McDonald) Map: Continue Reading

Changing the terminology to 'people with obesity' won't reduce stigma against fat people – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Changing the terminology to 'people with obesity' won't reduce stigma against fat people The Conversation By Cat Pausé Updated October 16, 2019 14:37:01 Photo: Fat stigma can harm people’s physical health, mental health and relationships. (Unsplash: AllGo) Related Story: 'It's a crisis': As obesity soars across Australia, one NT Continue Reading

Aged care royal commission told nursing homes understaffed, most would receive one-star rating – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Aged care royal commission told nursing homes understaffed, most would receive one-star rating By Anne Connolly Updated October 14, 2019 19:59:55 Video: Witnesses told the inquiry staff did not have the time to provide support. (ABC News) Related Story: Aged care royal commissioner dies seven weeks after terminal cancer Continue Reading

Tasmanian poppy farmers are at the centre of the US opioid crisis, but they say they're not to blame – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Tasmanian poppy farmers are at the centre of the US opioid crisis, but they say they're not to blame By Jessica Hayes Updated October 13, 2019 13:56:22 Photo: About 450 farmers make up Tasmania’s poppy industry. (ABC News: Gregor Salmon) Related Story: 'A crisis that's getting worse': Accidental drug Continue Reading

Family lose property in fire three weeks after mother dies of cancer – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Family lose property in fire three weeks after mother dies of cancer Posted November 16, 2019 17:18:57 Sisters Georgia Whitaker, left, and Matilda Morris, right, describe their grief in losing the family property to the Colo Heights bushfire three weeks after their mother died of ovarian cancer. Source: ABC Continue Reading

Adelaide hospital beds mothballed, health jobs cut, despite record ramping – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Adelaide hospital beds mothballed, health jobs cut, despite record ramping By Nick Harmsen Updated October 11, 2019 15:19:17 Photo: More than 30 beds will be put on stand-by at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. (ABC News: Angelique Donnellan) Related Story: Central Adelaide Local Health Network is a 'failing organisation', administrators Continue Reading