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Read on, save for later, share on social – here are some awesome links you, as an awesome allied health professional, need to know about right now…
Featuring Women’s Health
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Spread the word about mammograms and encourage communities, organisations, families, and individuals to get involved.
Blogs & Influencers
Mia J Kacen- An Exercise Physiologist and Founder, Mia’s Health.
Mia is passionate about Global Health Education. She is an Accredited Exercise Scientist and Physiologist with a Master of International Public Health. Read Mia’s latest blog “IN THE KNOW: UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMICS OF CEREBRAL PALSY SERIES”.
Susie Burrell- Leading Australian Nutritionist and Dietitian.
Susie Burrell is one of Australia’s leading dietitians, with 2 Honours degrees in Nutrition & Dietetics and Psychology. Susie is especially known for her practical, easy to understand approach to diet, nutrition and wellbeing. Follow her on IG.
Jessica Sepel- A Clinical Nutritionist, best-selling health author and the founder of the JSHealth Program, App and Vitamins.
Jessica is passionate about empowering people around the world to ditch dieting and embrace balance in their health journey, and believes in nourishing your body naturally. Check out her latest posts.
Equipment & Resources
Jean Hailes for Women’s Health
Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving women’s health across Australia through every life stage. Jean Hailes provides high-quality, evidence-based, specialist women’s health learning opportunities for health professionals. Also, you can find free resources on her website! Find out more about Jean Hailes for women’s health.
Pharmacy Times- Women’s Health
The Pharmacy Times Women’s Health Resource Center provides clinical news and articles, pertaining to women’s wellness, nutrition, fitness, weight loss, and answers to other potentially more intimate questions.
Emjoy is the intimate self-care app for women by women. There’s a wide diversity of wellness audio guides and passionate stories that will take your self-care routine to the next level. We’re breaking down taboos and stigmas to normalize female bodies. You can download on App Store & Google Play.
Ovarian Cancer Australia
Ovarian Cancer Australia has a range of support resources to empower you with the information you need, answer many of your questions, and provide you with links to other sources of information and to a wider support community.
How healthy are Australia’s females?
FACT: In 2018, just over half of Australia’s population—51% or 12.6 million people—were female. On average, Australian females experience different health outcomes than Australian males. Compared with males, females have a higher life expectancy and experienced more of their total disease burden due to living with disease rather than from dying early from disease and injury. They are more likely than males to experience sexual violence and to have multiple chronic conditions. Find out more AIHW-The health of Australia’s females
Clinical Guidelines by The Royal Women’s Hospital
Amazing up to date clinical guidelines in the area of Women’s Health- Access the Clinical Guidelines now!
Allied health practitioners at a professional development program session.
Specialist training programs in aspects of physiotherapy, social work, pharmacy, nutrition & dietetics and radiology are provided to pre-registration students, new graduate/Grade 1 health professionals and external health professionals. Learn more..
Tune in to this chat recording to see what the latest is for women in sport… Hosted by Jade Scott of Growth Rx – Allied Health Leadership
Free to sign up to our PD Library! New resources loaded every week…
- Readmissions and complications in breast ductal carcinoma in situ: A retrospective study comparing screen- and non-screen-detected patients– Women’s Health, Volume: 16, Article first published online: October 19, 2020; Published at Sage Journals Women’s Health.
- Rescue Therapy for Pregnant Women with Severe COVID-19– Anna Wald, MD, MPH reviewing NEJM JOURNAL WATCH WOMEN’S HEALTH
- Prevalence and factors associated with early discontinuation rate of Implanon utilization among women who ever used Implanon in Kucha District Gamo Gofa Zone, Southern Ethiopia– BMC Women’s Health volume 20, Article number: 239 (2020)
5 healthy ways to balance your hormones naturally
An imbalance of healthy hormones can wreak havoc on your skin, gut, immunity, fertility and overall health. Here’s 5 natural ways that can help prevent this, according to naturopath and nutritionist Michaela Sparrow- Body+Soul.
A Mindfulness Practice for Wearing a Mask
Pulmonologist Ni-Cheng Liang takes a look at how the breath—a common anchor of attention in meditation—can be triggering. Explore her masking practice to calm feelings of anxiety and stress when we’re unable to comfortably connect with the in or out breath. Mindful, Healthy body, Healthy mind
Self Care 101: Love Yourself Enough to Exercise
According to a recent survey, exercise is the number one priority for women of all ages wanting to improve their health. Full article published at Exercise Right.
Australia And NZ Confirmed To Host 2023 Women’s World Cup
How wonderful to celebrate Australia hosting the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, a tournament of global significance that will give our Matildas the chance to represent their country in front of their family, friends and communities on home soil. In 2022, Australia will also host the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Sydney, where our Australian Opals will get the same opportunity. Read the full article from Sports Aus.
Women in Leadership Program-
This three-day workshop will be delivered by Ms. Tracey Ezard and Professor Helena Teede with support from current leaders in healthcare and research. For more details- click here.
Check out these great links, services and resources and let us know how we can help you…
Until next time, let’s support each other! #alliedhealthprofessionsrule
Director @ Allied Health Support Services
Founder @ Australian Allied Health Awards