In a year in which we saw unprecedented change to health care both here in Australia, and across the world, it is no surprise to find there was a drastic change in the way in which Australians accessed their health services and products.
A fitter and turner by trade, Robert Sykes’ switch to full-time carer was unexpected. Almost 20 years later there’s no doubt that his kind and supportive nature makes him an amazing carer to his daughter Olivia.
Need inspiration for a fun family dinner? Check out this healthy taco recipe from Milly Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian. It’s a great chance for kids and the entire family to get involved in making food together.
When it’s hot or you’re exercising, your body will react to the heat by sweating. Sweat makes your skin moist or wet and then helps you cool down when it evaporates (changes from liquid to gas). This also means you’re losing water from your body.
2020 has been especially heartbreaking for aged care residents, their family and friends, and staff. Australia saw aged care homes record thousands of COVID-19 cases and the majority of deaths around the nation.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has prompted healthcare professionals internationally to re-evaluate their clinical care. Urogynaecology Nurse Practitioner Julie Westaway discussed how a previously common test used with female patients is no longer suited to use within COVID Safe practice.
Day one of #NCOI2020. Carolyn Vandyken will be presenting again as part of the second week of the National Conference on Incontinence 2020. Online day and week registrations remain open – visit ncoi.org.au for more.
Australia’s premier multidisciplinary meeting for health professionals in bladder, bowel and pelvic health begins this week (20 – 22 Oct and 27 – 29 Oct 2020), hosted by the Continence Foundation of Australia.
The federal budget measure continuing access to Medicare-subsidised telehealth for general practice, nursing, midwifery, allied health, allied mental health services and specialist consultations is welcomed by the Continence Foundation of Australia.
Last Updated: Sun 17, May 2020
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