Trustworthy information a key weapon to counter COVID19 — healthUpdate newsletter for 12 March 2020 covers: Coronavirus update National Health Information Strategy CHF Summit 2020: Shifting Gears National Influenza Vaccination program view the newsletter
How an epidemic may spur us towards healthy reforms Concern about what additional burdens the spread of Covid19 might put on hospitals in Australia will further aggravate existing pressures on the health system. Coronavirus - where to go the best health information Most Common compliants against...
Coronavirus is a time for well-informed health consumers In the face of fear, concern, indifference and/or impotence, there is one step Australians can take to equip themselves in the era of coronavirus. CHF also released the Social Prescribing Roundtable report this month and we say farewell to...
Thinking time for consumer health - healthUpdate 28 February 2020 newsletter covers: CHF retreat on strategy and focus CHF Summit 2020: Shifting Gears Where's the best place to go for health advise on Coronavirus? National Strategic Action Plan for Rare Diseases Asthma and children: diagnosis and...
Two reports, two views on society’s impact on health - The healthUpdate February 2020 newsletter covers: Two reports - CHF responds to the recently released Closing the Gap Report 2020 and the Report on the Roundtable for Social Prescribing in partnership with Royal Australian College of General...
Australia should use social prescribing to counter rising chronic health problems, according to a new report from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Consumers Health Forum (CHF). Social prescribing involves the referral of patients to non-medical activities,...
Social prescribing is the practice where health professionals, including GPs, have the resources and infrastructure to link patients with social services – or even social groups – in a bid to address the social determinants contributing to poor health and stave off the epidemic of loneliness and...
A rapid literature review to inform primary care policy in Australia Authors: Yvonne Zurynski, Alex Vedovi, K-lynn Smith NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University
Social prescribing is the practice where health professionals, including GPs, have the resources and infrastructure to link patients with social services – or even social groups – in a bid to address the social determinants contributing to poor health and stave off the epidemic of loneliness and...
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