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Clock is ticking on the NHMRC and conflicts of interest policy

Melissa SweetNov 30, 2011

Update 1 Dec: A response from the NHMRC has been added to the bottom of the post. Note: If you want to comment on the NHMRC’s draft guidelines for identi

Important for mental health: a fair society and a good start to life

Important for mental health: a fair society and a good start to life

Melissa SweetNov 30, 2011

Continuing a Croakey series on mental health reform, this post touches on the importance of policies that support healthy early childhood development and equity. Professor He

The latest news from the world of food policy and regulation

The latest news from the world of food policy and regulation

Melissa SweetNov 30, 2011

Michael Moore, CEO of the Public Health Association of Australia, writes: The debate over food regulation is set to escalate.  Governments across Australia are read

Don't rush the roadmap for mental health reform

Melissa SweetNov 29, 20111 Comment

Staff in the Department of Health and Ageing are drafting a 10-year roadmap for national mental health reform, which is scheduled for preliminary consideration by a meeting of senior Co

Let's talk about some important mental health issues (beyond clinical services)

Let's talk about some important mental health issues (beyond clinical services)

Melissa SweetNov 29, 20112 Comments

Croakey is today kicking off a series of articles on mental health. These coincide with an investigation into controversies in mental health reform that I have written jointly for Crike

A nurse was murdered. Questions are being asked about health service management.

Melissa SweetNov 25, 2011

A longer version of this article was first published by New Matilda. Jenny H

New immunisation incentives are good policy, and merit sensible debate

Melissa SweetNov 25, 201117 Comments

Julie Leask writes: The Federal Government has announced a major shake up

The argument for a federal takeover of health in Tasmania

Melissa SweetNov 24, 2011

The likelihood of a "federal takeover" of health (as mooted by Kevin Rudd in 2007) looks ever more remote. However, there seems to be a growing chorus of support for this in Tasmania. E

The supermarket grog wars are a health hazard

Melissa SweetNov 23, 20112 Comments

This article was first published by The Conversation.

GPs are getting older and working more intensively. And what about their patients?

GPs are getting older and working more intensively. And what about their patients?

Melissa SweetNov 23, 2011

Two new reports help to give us a picture of what goes on in general practice. Dr Helena Britt, Director of the  Family Medicine Research Centre at the University of S

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