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Author Archives: Kirstie Chlopicki

Staying nourished with Parkinson’s disease

Research estimates that more than 110,000 Australians may be living with Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder characterised by reduced control of fine motor skills, tremors, slowness of movements, impaired mobility, swallowing issues and impaired speech. As a result, staying nourished ...

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Pathology reports go online

Queensland-based pathology lab InfinityPATH has announced it will upload its pathology reports to the My Health Record system to improve the state's health outcomes. The announcement follows similar agreements made by Primary Health Care, Australian Clinical Labs, Sonic Healthcare and ...

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More health data needed: AHHA

Australia's healthcare system will not improve without access to more data, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association says. The comments came from acting chief executive Dr Linc Thurecht, as he called for another Australian Health Survey. "To this end the ...

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Pharmacists underutilised during pandemics

Pharmacists are a "largely untapped resource" during a flu outbreak and could be better utilised, according to a new paper by the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research. Written by Queensland University of Technology scholar Libby McCourt, the paper – Improving ...

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