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Inside track: Healthcare

10 August 2020

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Inside track: Healthcare

In the media

Beyond Blue launches 24/7 pandemic support service
Australian mental health organisation Beyond Blue has partnered with Accenture and Medibank to develop a 24/7 Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service to meet the surge in demand for its services since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March (07 August 2020).  More...

Fears for culturally and linguistically diverse patients avoiding healthcare due to COVID-19
Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) patients are being urged to take care of their health and contact their GP for any issues following concerns some may be avoiding medical care due to fear of the COVID-19 virus. Governments must give greater priority to ensuring CALD groups are able to access the information and care they require (03 August 2020).  More...

Queensland’s coronavirus controversy: Past pandemics show us public shaming could harm public health
Three young women attracted backlash this week after failing to quarantine and bringing COVID-19 into Queensland. But public shaming could discourage people from following public health advice (31 July 2020).  More...

Practice and Regulation

Department of Health
3 August 2020 - A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee expressing support for additional measures to improve the current state of the COVID-19 outbreak in Victoria.  More...

BioCeuticals vitamin D3 drops forte liquid 20mL
5 August 2020 - Recall - risk of inconsistent dosing - recall of one batch of its Vitamin D3 Drops Forte Liquid 20mL product due to inconsistent mixing of the medicine.  More...

Proposed Regulatory Fees and Licensing framework for pharmacy ownership in Queensland
Open to 4 September 2020,Queensland Health
This Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement has been prepared by the Queensland Department of Health.  More...

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