Mobile Dental Care Service in Residential Aged Care Facilities – By Sandra Avila

In February this year, Matt Lee, (Project Officer – Mobile Dental Clinic, ACT Health, Dental Health Program) reported their dental health services are primarily for children and people with some type of concession and it is delivered by ACT Health. Matt mentioned that there are several dental clinics in the ACT which are located at Phillip…

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Conference Report SYMPOSIUM ON POPULATION AGEING AND AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE Shine Dome, Canberra, Tuesday 11 November 2014 by Kay Henderson

SYMPOSIUM ON POPULATION AGEING AND AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE Shine Dome, Canberra, Tuesday 11 November 2014 Background The Symposium was sponsored by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) in collaboration with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Aging Research (CEPAR).  The Symposium was held in conjunction with an Annual Meeting of FSSA that included…

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Medicare Local: Future Thinking Symposium : “whole system working” Consumer Representative Conference Report Bernard Borg Caruana

Medicare Local: Future Thinking Symposium : “whole system working”Friday 17 October.By Bernard Borg Caruana Introduction:   Whole of Systems Thinking ‘Whole system working’ is a radical way of thinking about change in complex situations.  To solve some of our most challenging health and wellbeing issues, we will sometimes have to look outside of health for some…

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7th Annual ACT Tobacco and Other Drug Sector Conference 2014 -Report By Susan Westwood

Delegate:  Susan Westwood, Health Care Consumers Representative Program What is the drug policy? Topics E-cigarettes Drug driving New psychoactive substances Medical Cannabis What is the Problem? Preamble A lot of theoretical ground on the conference topic was covered by the speakers at this conference, the majority of whom had academic backgrounds.  Many important questions and…

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