Sick And Dying Response 20 Years Later

Sick And Dying Response 20 Years Later

The 9/11 response team includes emergency workers and clean up crews. They still have significant health problems 20 years later. More than 91,000 volunteers and workers were expose to various hazards during rescue, recovery, and clean-up operations. Around 80,785 of the responders had signed up for the World Trade Centre Health Program by March 2021. Read More

Improve Our Mental Health Announced Extra Funds

Improve Our Mental Health Announced Extra Funds

Yesterday James Merlino, Victorian Minister for Mental Health, announced $22 million more funding for mental health support to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. This announcement featured $13.3 million to fund 20 pop up community mental health services, with approximately 90 clinicians who will provide 93,000 hours of counselling and well-being checks. This announcement is a small Read More

Front-Line Health Workers Already Exhausted

Front-Line Health Workers Already Exhausted

Health services are under strain as the Delta variant is raging in New South Wales and Victoria. The reality is that there is an overburdened, anxious, and fearful workforce behind the scenes. The health workforce will be able to care for more COVID-19 patients in the coming months. In NSW, case numbers are expect to Read More