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New palliative care forum to help give Canberrans best possible death

New palliative care forum to help give Canberrans best possible death

"Palliative care is doing everything you can to make each day as good as it can be for someone with an illness that you can't take away."

  • by Elliot Williams

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Why NSW's sickest babies with broken hearts are being flown to Victoria
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Why NSW's sickest babies with broken hearts are being flown to Victoria

A leaked document shows NSW's top cardiologists believe the state's kids heart surgery program is 'inferior' and unable to attract the best doctors.

  • by Esther Han
One ACT Health employee sacked, another resigns, over alleged bullying
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One ACT Health employee sacked, another resigns, over alleged bullying

In just three months last year, 20 cases of serious bullying and harassment were investigated by ACT Health.

  • by Andrew Brown
'Public health risk': What pharmaceutical residue does to waterways
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'Public health risk': What pharmaceutical residue does to waterways

Canberra professor warns that pharmaceutical residue contaminating waterways could be impacting on human health.

  • by Blake Foden
St Vincent's reviews anti-bullying program amid staff backlash
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St Vincent's reviews anti-bullying program amid staff backlash

The “Ethos Program”, which began at St Vincent’s Melbourne 2017 has been blamed by some for triggering too many trivial cases, cause significant stress to those who are the subject of complaints.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Push for a royal commission into disability sector: the endemic, hidden crisis facing women
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Push for a royal commission into disability sector: the endemic, hidden crisis facing women

Julia* was 16 years old when a man more than three times her age tried to undo her bra.

  • by Kate Aubusson
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Measles alert for Sydney after new case identified

Measles alert for Sydney after new case identified

A NSW woman has become the 14th person in less than two months to be diagnosed with measles, leading to health authorities urging people to be alert for symptoms of the condition.

  • by Dominica Sanda
Virus found in mosquitoes in Sydney's west

Virus found in mosquitoes in Sydney's west

NSW health authorities are urging residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites after the Ross River virus was detected.

Children now off limits to controversial Melbourne chiropractor
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Children now off limits to controversial Melbourne chiropractor

A Melbourne chiropractor filmed manipulating a two-week-old boy must not treat children aged under 12 while he is investigated by authorities.

  • by Kaitlyn Offer
Good news for the time-poor, 'HIIPA' could solve your exercise issue
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Good news for the time-poor, 'HIIPA' could solve your exercise issue

Huffing and puffing for even a few seconds a few times a day can provide significant health benefits for the majority of adults, researchers say.

  • by Sarah Berry
Laura is prescribed cannabis, but she still relies on the black market

Laura is prescribed cannabis, but she still relies on the black market

The ACT Greens want to increase the amount of cannabis someone would be allowed to possess under new legislation if they had certain medical conditions.

  • by Daniella White