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'How can I trust them now?': anger over sale of hospital buildings

'How can I trust them now?': anger over sale of hospital buildings

Members of John James foundation protest the sale of the hospital that happened without consultation.

  • by Daniella White

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ACT government warned of potential for 'disjoint' in ACT Health split
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ACT government warned of potential for 'disjoint' in ACT Health split

A consultants report and emails released under Freedom of Information laws outline concerns about the proposed restructure.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Government gets 800,000 new flu vaccine doses amid shortage
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Government gets 800,000 new flu vaccine doses amid shortage

The federal government has secured 800,000 additional doses of influenza vaccines amid a national flu shot shortage days before winter.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'I think I'm having a stroke': how Lorrence overcame her greatest challenge
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'I think I'm having a stroke': how Lorrence overcame her greatest challenge

A new Stroke Foundation service will soon be available for ACT stroke survivors.

  • by Daniella White
Disability advocates split on assisted dying laws in the ACT
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Disability advocates split on assisted dying laws in the ACT

"Legalising the killing of sick and disabled people in these times is a dark crevasse we should not fall through," one advocate says.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Flu vaccine rationed as national shortage hits over 65s hardest
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Flu vaccine rationed as national shortage hits over 65s hardest

Rationing of flu vaccines is set to continue into early winter as health authorities prioritise the most at-risk groups amid a national shortage. 

  • by Kate Aubusson
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Baby's first breath could wait a minute if study strikes right cord
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Baby's first breath could wait a minute if study strikes right cord

Today, newborn babies who do not breathe are rushed off for resuscitation. But a new concept being explored by Australian researchers could change all that.

  • by Aisha Dow
'Clusters' of risky habits put high school students at risk
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'Clusters' of risky habits put high school students at risk

Australian teenagers who harbour “risk clusters” of the so-called “big six” unhealthy behaviours are at greater risk of mental health problems.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'David and Goliath battle': ACT sets up support fund for those left behind by NDIS
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'David and Goliath battle': ACT sets up support fund for those left behind by NDIS

As other states pull out of the disability sector, the ACT will offer a lifeline to those who have fallen through the cracks in the NDIS roll-out.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Coroner urges controls on laxatives after woman died taking 800 a day
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Coroner urges controls on laxatives after woman died taking 800 a day

A coroner has recommended laxatives should be sold only following consultation with a pharmacist after the death of an Adelaide woman.

  • by Tim Dornin
Canberra mums leave hospital sooner than most after giving birth
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Canberra mums leave hospital sooner than most after giving birth

It comes amid concerns aired by Canberra midwives that capacity issues have seen women discharged too early due to lack of beds.

  • by Daniella White