myWAY Launch Event

Stephen Noone Health Care

The official launch of myWAY Employability, a smart web platform designed specifically to help young people on the autism spectrum plan and prepare for their working life. myWAY Employability guides young people to help them identify their strengths, interests, learning and environmental preferences, and then matches this information to relevant potential careers and employment pathways. myWAY Employability will be launched online by Jackie Coates, Head of Telstra Foundation, at 4pm AEST on Thursday 6 August 2020. Join us to celebrate the release of this exciting new platform for young people on the autism spectrum, and their supporters. The launch will include a demonstration showcase of myWAY Employability, and a live Q&A with the project team. You will hear from: Jackie Coates, Head …

Time for an AusCDC 

Chris Rattray Health Care

The COVID-19 crisis has reignited a long-running debate about the need for an Australian Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (AusCDC). The proposal for an AusCDC has been debated for at least the past 33 years.  In 2012, a parliamentary committee on trans-border health threats received submission after submission supporting the creation of an AusCDC, prompting the committee to recommend commissioning an independent review into the feasibility of its creation.  However, after a limited consultation and six-year delay, the federal government responded by saying a centralised agency to coordinate health emergency responses was not needed. This finding goes against the consensus of the Australian public health community. It goes against the advice of the Australian Medical Association. Worse still, it goes against basic common sense. As is usually the case, …

Nursing Staff Tribute

Chris Rattray Health Care

Thank you to all our life-saving and hard-working nurses that have helped to keep our community safe. This year has been… a little different!   We cannot express how much we appreciate our dedicated nurses and healthcare workers for putting their lives on the line every hour, every shift, and every day.   Do you have a great nurse-related story to share? Please feel free to let us know on our Facebook page! 

Coronavirus COVID-19 Information for Health Care Workers

Chris Rattray Health Care

What is a coronavirus and COVID-19? Coronavirus is the name given to a group of viruses that can cause either illness, like the common cold, or can cause more serious diseases, including Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). The new coronavirus originated in Hubei Province, China and the disease outbreak is named COVID-19. Coronaviruses can make humans and animals sick. How is it spread? The coronavirus can potentially be spread from person-to-person through the following methods:  Direct close contact with a person while they are infectious  Close contact with a person with a confirmed infection who coughs or sneezes  Touching objects or surfaces (such as door handles or tables) contaminated from a cough or sneeze from a person with a confirmed infection, and then touching your mouth ...

Leading Service Providers Build Opportunity

Chris Rattray Medecs Learning

Medecs Learning has partnered with leading service providers to deliver The Essentials Program for Organisations, an affordable selection of courses designed to help improve practice through our accessible and flexible online training platform. Courses can now be taken wherever staff are, whenever needed, to provide them opportunities to learn and grow at their own pace. To see how a subscription to The Essentials Program for Organisations will help you to help others, contact us now.