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11 rows · Health topics Requirements for the Communication of High Risk Pathology Results (First Edition 2020) This is a publication for the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and outlines the supervision requirements for medical laboratories.

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Department of Health Health Connect

(6 days ago) Health Connect. HealthConnect was a change management strategy funded through the Commonwealth Government and facilitated through a partnership with State and Territory Governments.

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Department of Health Conditions and Diseases

(3 days ago) My Health Record system My Health Record is an electronic summary of your key health information. Registering for a My Health Record to help you better manage your health, the treatment you receive and the medications you are prescribed over time. Visit the My Health Record website to register now or for more information.

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Department of Health More about Health Care Homes—Health

(5 days ago) Primary health care providers — GP and nurse-run clinics and specialist doctors — are the first point of contact most Australians have with the health care system. While our primary health care system is one of the best in the world, it does not always meet the needs of people with chronic and complex health

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Department of Health Health Information, Advice and

(Just Now) The Health Information, Advice and Counselling Services Networks (the Network) forms part of the Primary Health Care Development Program. It is an initiative administered by the Department of Health and provides people with access to accurate advice and information about health, illness, and health and community service availability so that they are better able to care for themselves.

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Department of Health Primary Health Collaboration and

(5 days ago) The Primary Health Collaboration and Complex Conditions (Complex Conditions) forms part of the Primary Health Care Development Program. It is administered by the Department of Health to support initiatives that address the rising burden of chronic disease. There are overarching Guidelines detailing how it will operate.

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Department of Health Leptospirosis Fact Sheet

(8 days ago) breathing in dried urine particles in the air excreted by cattle or mice and rats. agricultural work with animals, sugar cane, bananas and other fruit. In Australia, leptospirosis outbreaks frequently occur in the summer months and after heavy rainfall and flooding. Leptospira bacteria can survive in soil and freshwater for weeks to months.

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Department of Health 4. An Effective Service System for

(1 days ago) Universal child and family health services are therefore ideally embedded in an integrated, multisectoral service system that includes government and non-government services across health, early childhood education and care and school education, family and social services. There is increasing evidence that integrated and collaborative models

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Department of Health Operation Safe Haven: an evaluation

(2 days ago) Health surveillance data sources and reports generated. Top of page Results Practicality and usefulness The system was designed to operate with minimal resources: one person with data entry assistance, one computer, printer, phone, fax and e-mail access. The health services were operating at maximum capacity and the methods of operation and the

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Department of Health Physical health

(5 days ago) Physical health status affects the ongoing mental health and wellbeing of people with mental illness ( Kisley & Goldberg 1997 ). Furthermore, mental illness has been shown to profoundly affect physical health status. A large study from Western Australia ( Coghlan et al 2001b ), revealed that death rates from all main causes were higher for

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Department of Health Health topic quickview: Nutrition

(Just Now) Health topic quickview: Nutrition. A collection of Nutrition-related information in the Health website. Page last updated: 19 October 2021 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

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Department of Health Publications

(8 days ago) A list of Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth) publications providing nationally agreed information and practical resources on environmental health matters. These publications are currently distributed by the Office of Health Protection and Response of the Australian Government Department of Health

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Department of Health A-Z listing

(7 days ago) The Health Thesaurus is a list of subject terms covering concepts of interest to the Department and is a basis for common terminology across the Department. Healthdirect Australia manages and maintains this resource. 2003: General content

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Department of Health Contact us

(3 days ago) Contact the Department of Health. For enquires about PBS approval applications or the PBS Approved Suppliers Portal, please email details of your enquiry to [email protected]health.gov.au or call the PBS Approved Suppliers Information line on 1800 316 389.

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Department of Health Canada

(5 days ago) The administration and delivery of healthcare in Canada are the responsibility of each province (state) or territory. POC testing has generally been encouraged by Canadian healthcare providers due to the challenges of servicing large underpopulated areas. This in turn has led to an increased interest by regulation authorities in monitoring the

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Department of Health 2.4 Focus of Assessments

(5 days ago) 2.4 Focus of Assessments. Guidance on the age-appropriate focus for tiered assessments across each domain is represented in Table 1 below. The Framework proposes that the elements outlined in red form the focus of the Preliminary Health Check (see section 2.3.1). It is proposed that elements outlined in blue ( and italicised) be additional foci

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Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health Assessments MBS

(1 days ago) The health assessment covers a wide range of conditions and factors that may affect the health of Indigenous people, across the full span of life. MBS Item 715 is particularly recommended for Indigenous children of pre-school age, as it provides a more comprehensive survey of a child’s health than the more general Healthy Kids Check.

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Department of Health 5.1.3 Differences in risk factors

(1 days ago) 5.1.3 Differences in risk factors. There are also gender differences in risk behaviours and in the approaches needed to effectively address them. For example, being overweight or obese is the equal leading risk factor for Australian females, identified by Begg et al (2007), but tobacco smoking is the leading risk behaviour for males. 77.

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Department of Health Publications

(6 days ago) Publication Year Status Health topics; Blueprint for nation-wide surveillance of chronic diseases and associated determinants. A framework for local and national public health surveillance of preventable chronic disease and the determinants of chronic disease.

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Department of Health 4As framework: Awareness

(9 days ago) Support to develop an appropriate level of understanding of mental health issues is required for all concerned, including the person who has experienced mental illness, their family and carers, and service providers. Risk and protective factors for mental health Physical health. Risk factor - poor physical health

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Department of Health Q fever

(5 days ago) CDNA National Guidelines for Public Health Units: Q Fever (PDF 566 KB) Q Fever (Word 441 KB) (This page contains form/s that are intended to be paper based that you can download and complete. If you are using any assistive technology and are unable to use the form please contact us using the Online form and feedback).

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Department of Health Publications

(8 days ago) This document outlines the Government's commitment to maintaining the success of HIV/AIDS health promotion for gay and other homosexually active men. It provides a response to each of the recommendations in Building on Success 2 and gives details of specific commitments to …

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Department of Health What are the main types of

(3 days ago) Co-occurring mental health problems People with depression very often experience symptoms of anxiety. For more information on anxiety, read the brochure What is an anxiety disorder? Harmful alcohol and other drug use often co-occurs with depression. This makes treatment more complex, and effectively managing alcohol and other drug use is important.

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Department of Health Consumers

(5 days ago) The National Return and Disposal of Unwanted Medicines (NatRUM) Program is an Australian Government initiative administered by the Department of Health which has been in operation since 1998. NatRUM facilitates a national service disposing of medicines in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Consumers are able to return their expired and

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Department of Health Landmark compacts to improve

(1 days ago) The Australian Government has negotiated landmark compacts with the health sector, incorporating doctors, pharmacists and the medicines sector. These compacts provide a platform that will allow for the design and implementation of a long-term National Health Plan for Australia.

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Department of Health The Characteristics of culturally

(5 days ago) The development of organisational, systemic and individual cultural competence is essential to ensure all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people using a health service are treated in a respectful and safe manner that secures their trust in the capacity of the service to meet their needs (Reibel & Walker, 2010).

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Department of Health Hepatitis C Prevention, Treatment

(5 days ago) Health services are provided variously by health or justice jurisdictions and supplied directly, or contracted, by public and private custodial facilities. Australia’s prison systems are relatively small and isolated from each other. This presents challenges for the coordination of policy development, implementation and evaluation, research

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Department of Health Publications

(8 days ago) Health topics; Department of Health Annual Report 2017-18. This page displays information on the 2017-18 Department of Health Annual Report. 2018: Current: Annual reports; Diagnostic testing in influenza and pertussis-related paediatric intensive care unit admissions, Queensland, Australia, 1997-2013

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Department of Health Publications

(8 days ago) Sexually Transmitted Infections in Melbourne, Australia from 1918 to 2016: nearly a century of data. This paper describes the diagnoses of gonorrhoea, syphilis and chancroid attending a single sexual health service in Melbourne and fills a 40-year gap (1929-1969) in STI notifications for Australia. 2017.

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Department of Health Medication Use Review (MedsCheck

(2 days ago) The five year Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) between the Commonwealth of Australia and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia commenced on 1 July 2015 and is a key element of the PBS Access and Sustainability Package, announced in the 2015-16 Budget.

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Department of Health CDNA membership

(5 days ago) Military Population Health. Department of Defence. Food Standards Australia New Zealand. Ms Angela Davis. National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health. Professor Ross Andrews. Australian National University. National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of …

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Department of Health Eye health in Australia

(6 days ago) The delivery of eye health programs and services (PDF 149 KB) 4. Eye health research and data (PDF 127 KB) 5. Related strategies and initiatives (PDF 64 KB) Appendices (PDF 122 KB) To obtain a hard copy of this publication, please email National Mailing and Marketing or ring (02) 6269 1080.

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Australian Health Protection Principal Committee Per- and

(2 days ago) Whether PFOS or PFOA cause health problems in humans is currently unknown, but on current evidence from studies in animals the potential for adverse health effects cannot be excluded. Because the elimination of PFASs from the human body is slow there is a risk that continued exposure to PFOS and PFOA could cause adverse health effects.

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Department of Health Children and adolescents

(4 days ago) The mental health system has developed with a focus primarily on adults, although international policy has recognised the importance on focusing initiatives on the infant, child, adolescent and family mental health sector and have acknowledged that this area needs dedicated planning and implementation to ensure that the needs of these

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Department of Health Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

(1 days ago) In jurisdictions where public health units are not routinely involved in follow-up of HIV cases, they should be consulted for advice and assistance as required. 2. The disease Infectious agents. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a human retrovirus with two identified types (HIV-1 and HIV-2). HIV-1 is the most widely prevalent type and is

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Department of Health Eligibility Criteria

(7 days ago) The Health Service must have a primary function of meeting the health care needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The clinic, or other health care facility, operated by the AHS from which pharmaceuticals are supplied to patients must be in a remote zone as defined in the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Areas Classification 1991

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EMERGENCY TRIAGE EDUCATION KIT TRIAGE WORKBOOK

(4 days ago) Health Workforce Strategic Framework (2004) is to build a suitably trained, competent and sustainable health workforce. To underpin this, a single national accreditation scheme for health education and training is to be put in place by 1 July 2008. The Department believes the content of this revised education kit will provide valuable

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Department of Health Standard 2. Safety

(5 days ago) The MHS promotes the optimal safety and wellbeing of the consumer in all mental health settings and ensures that the consumer is protected from abuse and exploitation. 2.2. The MHS reduces and where possible eliminates the use of restraint and seclusion within all MHS settings. 2.3. The MHS assesses and minimises the risk of deliberate self

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Department of Health Constipation

(1 days ago) Constipation involves infrequent, incomplete and difficult (hard) bowel movements. It is common when older people become unwell and can cause uncomfortable symptoms, such as abdominal pain and bloating. When you are constipated, small fluid bowel movements may also occur. This is when fluid escapes around the hard contents of the bowel.

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Department of Health Legionellosis

(8 days ago) Their purpose is to provide nationally consistent advice and guidance to public health units in responding to a notifiable disease event. These guidelines capture the knowledge of experienced professionals, built on past research efforts, and provide advice on best practice based upon the best available evidence at the time of completion.

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Department of Health Standard 7. Carers

(5 days ago) 7.8. The MHS ensures information regarding identified carers is accurately recorded in the consumer's health record and reviewed on a regular basis. 7.9. The MHS provides carers with non-personal information about the consumer’s mental health condition, treatment, ongoing care and if applicable, rehabilitation. 7.10.

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Department of Health Health topic quickview: Asthma

(7 days ago) Health topic quickview: Asthma. A collection of Asthma-related information in the Health website. Page last updated: 20 October 2021 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

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Department of Health New South Wales

(9 days ago) Attachment D - Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006: Employed persons in health related occupations. Employed Persons in Health-related occupations (ANZSCO 2006) Employed persons in health related occupations by statistical local area

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Department of Health Glossary

(5 days ago) A health care professional who is authorised by legislation to issue a prescription for the supply of medicines. Usually refers to a medical practitioner (doctor) but might include a nurse practitioner, dentist or optometrist. Registered nurse.

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