UOW study targets frequent attenders at hospital EDs. South Coast register, 9 July 2019.
UOW study to enable better use of resources at Wollongong Hospital ED. Daily Telegraph, 8 July 2019.
Illawarra residents urged not to rush to change private health cover. Illawarra Mercury, 25 March 2019.
Resident’s payment class not provided to facility until after entry under new model. Australian Ageing Agenda, 20 March 2019.
Consultation commences on new residential care funding model. Inside Ageing, 15 March 2019.
New aged care funding model hailed as “game changer”. The Australian, 14 March 2019.
Health Institute’s standing receives further boost: Health services research featured in new film series. UOW News, 13 March 2019.
Transport support urgently needed to improve road safety in remote communities: survey. UNSW Newsroom, 12 March 2019.
Nursing home funding to surge under blueprint for aged care. The Australian, 25 February 2019.
NSW study finds no narrowing of child injury gap. National Indigenous Times, 13 February 2019.
Australia failing to close the gap on injuries to Indigenous children, study finds. UNSW Newsroom, 6 February 2019.
Euthanasia: It's not just about unbearable pain, it's about self determination, expert says. ABC News. 3 December 2017.
2017 Alan Owen Lecture Speaker - Senior Professor Kathy Eagar, Director, Australian Health Services Research Institute Lecture - Choices at end of life: palliative care, euthanasia and other end of life decisions 24 November 2017, Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong
Professor Kathy Eagar - Interview on 'Choices at end of life: palliative care, euthanasia and other end of life decisions'. ABC Radio National, Health report with Norman Swan. 20 November 2017.
Professor Kathy Eagar - Interview on 'Choices at end of life: palliative care, euthanasia and other end of life decisions'. ABC Radio Illawarra, Breakfast with Melinda James. 20 November 2017.
Media release - Ombudsman New South Wales: NSW Child Death Review Team report. 15 November 2017. View the final report
New research partnership to examine the impact of ageing on the population of the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and beyond. Illawarra Mercury, 31 October 2017.
AHSRI Lunchtime Seminar Series. Assoc. Professor Mario Fernando (School of Management, Operations & Marketing, UOW). Human resource and decision-making challenges in the healthcare sector. 18 October 2017.
Eight life lessons from some of Wollongong's inspiring older people (Professor Helen Hasan). Illawarra Mercury, 14 October 2017.
The Nursing Home Where Kids Come to Play. The Feed (SBS Viceland). 3 October 2017.
Residential Aged Care Reform: Welcome to the 21st Century. Australian Association of Gerontology Seminar - presented by Professor Kathy Eagar, Director of AHSRI. 26 September 2017.
The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP (Minister for Aged Care, Minister for Indigenous Health) Media release: New Study Provides Insight into Residential Care Costs. The Australian Government has announced the start of a landmark investigation of the comparative costs of providing residential aged care to older Australians with varying needs. 15 August 2017.
New investigation into residential aged care costs come as new ‘user-friendly’ website is activated. Talking Aged Care, Aged Care Guide. 17 August 2017.
New Study into Residential Care Costs. Pro Bono Australia News. 16 August 2017.
The health economics of ageing. Health Report presented by Dr Norman Swan. ABC Radio National. 24 July 2017.
AHSRI Lunchtime Seminar Series. Dr Lyn Phillipson (NHMRC-ARC Dementia Fellow). Presentation: Inclusive methods for assessing social care related quality of life for people living with dementia in receipt of a Home Care Package. 19 July 2017.
Why carers are still core business. Community Care Review. 6 July 2017.
Scholarship success for UOW PhD candidate. Illawarra Mercury, 26 June 2017.
Book by UOW professor calls for urgent healthcare funding reform. Illawarra Mercury, 20 June 2017.
Health Economics from Theory to Practice book launch. 19 and 20 June 2017.
Coogee academic is named in Queen’s Birthday Honours for work with disadvantaged communities. Southern Courier, 1 June 2017.
Seminar - Dr Anna Kemp-Casey, Research Fellow, Medicines and Device Surveillance Centre for Research Excellence (University of South Australia) and Adjunct Research Fellow, Centre for Health Services Research (University of Western Australia). Working with MBS and PBS data. 24 May 2017.
AHSRI Lunchtime Seminar Series. A/Professor Grahame Simpson (Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research Group - Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research. Presentation: Current research and service development issues in brain injury. 17 May 2017.
Concerns and costs around aged care rise as more live longer. The Australian, 29 April 2017.
AHSRI Lunchtime Seminar Series. Dr Malcolm Masso: Rapid reviews of the literature: balancing rigour with realism. 19 April 2017.
Wollongong ‘Grow with nbn’ winner announced: Living Connected program recognised for its outstanding use of connectivity as part of the 2017 Grow with nbn grants program. iAccelerate News. 5 April 2017.
Specialist workers supporting younger people with dementia. Autumn edition of Community Care Review magazine. 30 March 2017.
Study focuses on caring for those injured on our roads. UOW News, 14 December 2016.
Online education program to help carers navigate respite system. Australian Ageing Agenda. 7 December 2016.
2016 Professor Alan Owen Lecture. 25 November 2016.
AHSRI member A/Professor Kate Senior appointed to the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts. 24 November 2016.
Dementia-Friendly Kiama honoured in National Disability Awards: First-of-its-kind initiative recognised for community partnerships. UOW Media Release. 8 November 2016.
Specialists alarmed about children prescribed opium-derived painkillers. Sydney Morning Herald. 30 October 2016.
Study shows knowledge gap in safe use of over-the-counter pain medications. UOW Media Release. 25 October 2016.
Pain pills unexplained, study says. HealthCareer. 24 October 2016.
Unique board game helps adolescents navigate life’s ups and downs. UOW Media Release. 13 October 2016.
Professor Heather Yeatman wins Sidney Sax Award for public health. UOW News, 26 September 2016.
Dementia Enabling University Strategy. Alzheimer's Australia - Dementia News. August 2016. Workshops by
Dr Ian Maidment: Workshop 1: Qualitative Research (14 July 2016) Workshop 2: Getting your work published (27 July 2016)
Former Executive Dean honoured for contribution to UOW. UOW News, 21 July 2016.
Celebrating Women of Impact: Forty-one outstanding academic women from UOW (including several AHSRI members: A/Professor Melanie Randle, A/Professor Kate Senior, Professor Lorna Moxham and Dr Lyn Phillipson) have been recognised for their achievements, from solving complex world challenges to advancing knowledge in fast-moving industries. 5 July 2016.
DTSCs aim to create Australia’s first ‘dementia enabling’ university. Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 29 May 2016.
Study to measure community aged care outcomes. Australian Ageing Agenda, 24 March 2016.
New project targets low uptake of respite services. Australian Ageing Agenda, 17 March 2016.
Launch of new resources helps people with dementia and their carers 'ReThink Respite': Researchers launch innovative project supporting carers and people living with dementia to rethink respite. 22 February 2016.
Children from Indigenous communities more likely to suffer unintentional injuries, study finds. ABC News, 19 February 2016.
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