THE enrolled nurse Alistair Colgrave was driving home after his first shift at a psychiatric unit on the north shore when he received a call from his boss telling him not to return.
I hadn’t especially considered whether improvements could be made here for those who are Deafblind, and I have no idea (yet) what their specific needs are for web access.
It’s now on my to-do list.
The head of the Mental Health Advisory Council has resigned, accusing the Government of not taking mental health seriously.
One of Australia’s pioneering disability activists has died in the early hours of this morning after an extended illness.
Imagine a world in which you could be held by a government agency, against your will, for up to a month.
If you have a mental illness, that is now a real possibility.
The study apparently says that many people with MS put off telling their bosses (and so receiving appropriate accommodations at work, which might help them to manage their MS) because they are afraid they will be discriminated against.
Dr Simmons says that fear is unfounded, because “only 15 per cent of people [left] their jobs because they were sacked”.
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