Health and wellbeing tips from our experts
Donated blood can be turned into 22 different medical treatments, including helping those who have cancer and blood diseases, surgical patients, pregnant women and trauma victims, to name a few.
Bruce Sullivan is the Chief Wellbeing Officer at Metro North Hospital and Health Service and is committed to having meaningful conversations with his colleagues and loved ones today on R U OK? Day and every day.
28 August marks Wear it Purple Day, a national day of change in response to young people taking their own lives as a result bullying, harassment and lack of acceptance of their sexual or gender identity.
In today’s busy world, it can be hard to entirely switch off and get a good night’s sleep. But a solid sleep schedule has proven benefits in giving us more energy, higher concentration levels and improved general wellbeing – making it an important focus for our overall health!
The average human will spend about one third of their lives asleep! The time we spend sleeping is critical for our mental and physical health in so many ways.
Hi, my name’s Bruce Sullivan and I’m the Chief Wellbeing Officer here at Metro North Hospital and Health Service. We have 21,000 staff and we are talking about wellbeing. As an organisation we are considering four different ways to be able to approach wellbeing.
Gyms are reopening across the state as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease, but in the rush to get our bodies fit and well, have we considered the health and wellbeing of our minds?
Individual’s experiences of domestic and family violence will be very different – but we know that DFV does not discriminate and impacts women, men and children of all ages.
Upon meeting Drew Craker, the first thing you’ll notice is his warmth and humour, the second, is his passion and knowledge for wellbeing.
It’s easy to get stuck in a cycle of worry when our ‘what if’ thoughts get out of control, especially during times like these.
Here are my three top tips to finding your balance and being kind to your body and mind.
Eating nutritiously can often be synonymous with high cost and effort.
Putting paintbrush to paper has become a popular past time of late, as thousands of Australians pass the time in their homes.
Asking someone if they’re OK should be a simple human interaction, but often fear of the answer stops people from asking. Before you ask if someone’s OK, you need to prepare yourself to manage the situation if the answer is no and know what to do next.
This might be an unpopular opinion, but the call to stay at home and bans on non-essential activities has been a great relief for me.