Tag: Patients Beyond Borders

Defence & Security

Protecting our protectors: Ensuring police officer mental health, safety and wellbeing

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an often debilitating mental health condition that results from witnessing or experiencing a single or series of traumatic events. Symptoms may include emotional flashbacks, dissociation, anxiety, hypervigilance, shame, depression, emotional numbness and in some cases psychosis. Until recently, there has been a lack of reliable or ‘ecologically valid’ (contextually relevant)…

21 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Is medical tourism a viable industry for Australia to specialise in?

Having been for a while somewhat a niche in the international healthcare industry, medical tourism is a burgeoning business around the globe. As it is still in its infancy, however, precise data on the sector is yet to be collated. That said, the early signs shown in the industry are certainly promising, as can be evidenced…

28 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights