Hospital Stays Blog - Tips, News and Accommodation Reviews

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May 2019

Hospital funding not enough: AMA

Published in General on May 22, 2019

When you’re in the hospital, whether it’s for your own care or the care of a loved one, one of the most frustrating parts of the stay is waiting. You’re waiting for nurses, to see doctors, and as it turns out, you’re waiting even to get into surgery. Wait times for elective surgeries have gone up over time. Half of all patients wait more than a month,...

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09

May 2019

New Footscray Hospital

Published in General on May 09, 2019

To better serve the growing health needs of Melbourne’s west, the Victorian Government has announced a $1.5 billion investment for the construction of a new Footscray Hospital.  Melbourne’s western suburbs are predicted to grow by 40 percent in the next 40 years, so it only seems fitting that Footscray Hospital, built in the 1950s, grows along with it. ...

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15

Apr 2019

Seven signs of drug and alcohol dependence

Published in General on April 15, 2019

Globally, the state of addiction in our society has reached alarming rates. In the U.S., opioid addiction alone is now considered a public health crisis. In Australia, the number of drug-related deaths among men is at an all-time high, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. To combat that concerning statistic, one Australian addiction psychotherapist is hopin...

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09

Apr 2019

Keeping Safe Abroad: How to Choose the Best Travellers Insurance Policy

Published in Tips on April 09, 2019

With insurance policies available both online and via physical providers, it can be a confusing time when choosing the best one for your needs. There’s a lot to think about, and often travelers aren’t always sure about what coverage is enough to suffice for their trip away. Luckily, we’ve jotted down a few tips to help get you started. What type do you need...

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09

Apr 2019

Five Things to Consider Before You Move Abroad

Published in General on April 09, 2019

Are you thinking about moving abroad?  Many people have wonderful experiences living abroad while others are absolutely miserable and want to move home as quickly as possible.  In most cases, the latter would have been avoided had people taken the time to find out about their destinations and themselves. Here are five things that you should consider when you are de...

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09

Apr 2019

Going Abroad: Travel Tips for Savvy Seniors

Published in Tips on April 09, 2019

According to the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, increasing numbers of older Americans are traveling outside the country each year. If you’re one of those tourists, it’s crucial that you prepare for your trip beforehand. Since seniors often have different requirements than younger travelers, planning a trip in your golden years requires that you...

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04

Apr 2019

What to Include in Your Business Travel Bag

Published in General on April 04, 2019

Whether it takes you across the seas and to an exotic location or just a couple of hours away to the next city, taking a business trip means you’re out of the office. Exciting at first, until you realise that you need to somehow pack your office up into one tiny little bag. When travelling on business, especially via plane, you can’t afford to pack heavy. Being a...

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04

Apr 2019

3 Ways to Pack More Efficiently For Your Next Holiday

Published in General on April 04, 2019

No one likes packing – it’s a tedious task that often comes with the stress of choosing what to leave behind. While many of us spend a lot of time sitting on top of our suitcase, attempting with all our life to get it shut, there are some actual ways to packing more appropriately and avoiding this all together (and you can still bring those little bits and pieces yo...

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25

Mar 2019

Falling Down

Published in General on March 25, 2019

Any parent, caretaker, sibling, teacher or guardian can attest to the simple fact that children can be accident-prone, especially when it comes to falls. But when those falls happen in the hospital, it can be a hindrance to important, ongoing treatment. When these falls do happen, they present a two-fold challenge to healthcare workers. The moral and economic factors have a...

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Mar 2019

New Royal Adelaide Hospital: How NRAH differs from old RAH, with new models of care, advanced technology

Published in General on March 18, 2019

The new Royal Adelaide Hospital isn’t simply an update of the original version from 1840. Sporting a 2.3-billion-dollar price tag, this beloved hospital has taken its roots from the past and mixed it with modern technology and techniques to provide all patients the very best for patient care. It’s more than worth the cost with extensive new models of care,...

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