Last month My health for life launched a new Pharmacy Referral Pilot. Partnering with five community pharmacies in rural and remote Queensland, the pilot aims to increase awareness of primary prevention services and reduce the burden of chronic disease in local communities. The pilot pharmacies have been provided promotional resources, training, and a simplified referral […]
All paths lead Rebecca to My health for life 05.09.2023 My health for life Health Coach Rebecca Corbett has had a ‘pretty colourful’ career path. ‘I’ve never really stayed still,’ she said. ‘I think that’s the beauty of nursing, it’s not just one area. If you get tired of something you can delve into something […]
Lorraine Muller started the New Year motivated to lose weight. She could feel her clothes getting tighter and couldn’t stand the ‘tummy bulge’ when she sat down. “I was putting on too much weight and not feeling very fit,” the grandmother of 10 said. “I got sick of myself.” A third-generation farmer from the North […]
A group of Queensland Men’s ‘shedders’ has swapped wood lathes for workbooks, in an effort to reduce their risk of chronic disease. The Men’s Shed Ashgrove-The Gap partnered with My health for life to pilot a free health coaching initiative. Diabetes Australia’s Queensland Chief Executive, Adjunct Professor Sue Hawes said 13 ‘shedders’ signed up for […]
New Year is traditionally a time of renewal when we resolve to make some life improvements.
Following on from the research, My health for life is undertaking a trial of several men-only health groups to support men to get their healthy.
Why do some men find it difficult to keep their health in check, instead waiting until something serious occurs?
More than half of Queensland’s adult men are unhappy with their bodies, a My health for life study has found.
The research, undertaken by the Queensland Government-funded lifestyle program also identified one in four men frequently feel anxious or depressed.
Over the next 12 months My health for life will work in partnership with the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service (TCHHS) and Apunipima Cape York Health Council to deliver the program in the Cape and Torres region.
My health for life has welcomed Danielle Richter to the team who will be based in Toowoomba.