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The GP corporate, Primary
Health Care Ltd, cannot legally trademark the words 'primary health
care', reports the Australian Doctor. What impact will
theFederal Court of Australia rulinghave on the
naming/renaming of the Federal Government'sPrimary...
Barnes, writing in the Australian Doctor, says the states
are the villains in the 'blatant rort' that is the health cost
shifting to the Federal Government, and calls for a single funder
of health so the same authorities deal with public hospital
funding, MBS, PBS and private health...
Regional Queensland children are more likely to be overweight or
obese and at risk of developing type 2 diabetes than their Brisbane
Queensland Health statistics show almost every regional
Queensland city has a higher rate of overweight or obese children
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
has released this report which highlights that death rates
for people with diabetes are almost double those of other
Australians and that people with diabetes are more likely to die
prematurely.Between 2009 and 2014, death rates fell...
Wholesalers under the Community Service Obligation (CSO) with
the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and community pharmacies are
facing 'significant' financial impact as drug manufacturers opt to
directly distribute a number of high cost medicines to
Urban environments are already home to two-thirds of
people with type 2 diabetes.
In 2014, three global partners, Steno Diabetes Center
Copenhagen, University College London and Novo Nordisk, launched
the Cities Changing Diabetes program to accelerate the global fight
Every month My health for life gains ground as it moves into new
The free prevention program, aimed at those most at risk of
developing chronic disease, is already entrenched in Wide Bay, Far
North Queensland, and Greater Brisbane, including Ipswich,...
England's chief medical officer has warned of
a"post-antibiotic apocalypse"as she issued a call to
action urging global leaders to address the growing threat of
Professor Dame Sally Daviessaid that
Australia's diabetes experts gathered in Sydney this weekend to
discuss bold new plans to dramatically reduce the number of
diabetes-related amputations in Australian hospitals every
Diabetes Australia CEO Professor Greg Johnson said there were
around 4,400 amputations...
The National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) has launched
a new event - the Australasian Diabetes Advancements and
Technologies Summit (ADATS), aimed at assisting healthcare
professionals to better support people with diabetes.
This is the first event of its kind in...