Tags » Health Professionals

Health professionals—get tools and training for your practice

Health professionals—physicians, nurses, social workers, and others—play an important role in identifying and caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Check out Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources for Professionals… 30 more words


Providing Care at Less Cost – the Great Skill-mix Debate

Health care professionals do not all receive the same emoluments. In all countries doctors are paid the most. They carry the greatest responsibility for making decisions that affect people and they are the most likely to be sued – so their differential pay seems fair. 329 more words

Richard Lilford

State basic wages in Mozambique vary between 2,899 and 120,171 meticais, but ‘bosses’ earn more than double with subsidies – A Verdade

Salary increases approved by the government in April raised the minimum wage for Mozambican government employees and agents to 2,899 meticais a month. The highest salary was officially pegged at 120,171 meticais, but subsidies for officials with higher education and in positions of leadership can nearly double their monthly income. 516 more words



“Hello, it’s Midge here from It Costs A Fortune Health Insurance, is that Prue?”
Her voice soft and motherly. I imagined her to be in her mid to late fifties, greying hair, the kind of woman who wears bell sleeves and skirts with velvet embellishments in garish colours. 695 more words


New Project – New Reason to Blog

My blogging always seems to taper off when I’m not working on a specific project. But here we are. It’s project time!

Health Matters, Social Media Matters… 360 more words

Social Media Stuff

Arts-based training in observation and mindfulness for fostering the empathic response in medical residents

Zazulak, J. et al. Medical Humanities. Published online: 27 April 2017.

Empathy is an essential attribute for medical professionals. Yet, evidence indicates that medical learners’ empathy levels decline dramatically during medical school. 177 more words

05 (May 2017)

Sex, Age & Me: What everybody ought to know

Two years ago I wrote about the Sex, Age & Me project that we had launched in Australia. It is a national study of sex, sexual health, and relationships among older people led by the… 280 more words