Highlighting the Therapeutic Uses of the Green Lipped Mussel Extract For Healthy Ageing [Interview][Transcript]

John_Croft_Green_Lipped_Mussel_Extract_ArthritisGuest: John Croft
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: John Croft has a unique mixture of skills, talents and qualifications, which has enabled him to help build, the marine nutraceutical industry in New Zealand. John Croft is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on the life cycle, farming methods and therapeutic uses of marine extracts, including the remarkable New Zealand native shellfish, green lipped mussel. He is the author of five books, all of which have been very supportive of biotechnology: Life in the Sea; Relief from Arthritis: Deep Sea Shark Liver Oil; Health from the Sea, Freedom from Disease, Arthritis and Aging, A Solution from the Sea. John writes in a format that takes academic research and repackages it for public consumption; the same applies to his lectures. John’s career started out in the British merchant marine, where he spent 10 years at sea, three of which as a ship’s captain. In 1958, John took on the job as mate and master of a fishery patrol vessel operated by the British government, charged with investigating the effects of pollution from estuaries on marine life.

Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, we welcome returning guest John Croft who is here to share more of his wisdom when it comes to marine medicine specifically the Green Lipped Mussel which is native and grown only in New Zealand. It has been proven thru research that the TGA-approved green-lipped mussel extract has therapeutic uses that can assist with osteoarthritis and rheumatism symptom relief. The Green Lipped Mussel Extract is approved in Australia for providing compounds that can help to manage osteoarthritis and rheumatism; helping to reduce arthritic joint pain and inflammation; helping to improve arthritic joint mobility and reduce stiffness; and supporting healthy cartilage and connective tissue function.

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Registered Training Organization Aimed at Delivering High Quality Education to Workplaces and Individuals [Interview][Transcript]

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Guest: John Bamborough
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: A passionate social worker who began a career in disability services in the UK in 1989. Moving to Australia provided the opportunity to study a Bachelor of Social Work degree at the University of Queensland. John’s career then seen him work in community housing, youth work, mental health, community development, service management and program development. Over a three year period John trained in excess of 500 managers in health and community services in the advanced diploma of community sector management. During this time John also engaged in several organisational development projects with community service organisations.

Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, learn more about the various courses that the Education Institute has to offer as we are joined by Training Manager Health and Community Services John Bamborough. They deliver nationally recognised qualifications (TOID 21707) for high quality education and training to workplaces and individuals. What sets them apart from their competitors is that their staff have worked in the industry sectors that they now train for. They have over 30 specialised professionals dedicated towards assisting their clients on their journey to improvement and employment.

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Green-Lipped Mussel : a Valuable Medicinal Product for Joint Pain and other Related Conditions [Interview][Transcript]

John_Croft_Green_Lipped_Mussel_Learning_CentreGuest: John Croft
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: John Croft has a unique mixture of skills, talents and qualifications, which has enabled him to help build, the marine nutraceutical industry in New Zealand. John Croft is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on the life cycle, farming methods and therapeutic uses of marine extracts, including the remarkable New Zealand native shellfish, green lipped mussel. He is the author of five books, all of which have been very supportive of biotechnology: Life in the Sea; Relief from Arthritis: Deep Sea Shark Liver Oil; Health from the Sea, Freedom from Disease, Arthritis and Aging, A Solution from the Sea. John writes in a format that takes academic research and repackages it for public consumption; the same applies to his lectures. John’s career started out in the British merchant marine, where he spent 10 years at sea, three of which as a ship’s captain. In 1958, John took on the job as mate and master of a fishery patrol vessel operated by the British government, charged with investigating the effects of pollution from estuaries on marine life.

Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, learn more about arthritis and the remarkable therapeutic uses of green lipped mussel from our guest John Croft. John’s job as mate and master of a fishery patrol vessel led to a job setting up a laboratory to carry out fisheries research. In the 1970s, John helped to set up a marine farm and research hatchery for the cultivation of New Zealand green-lipped mussels. John also recently teamed with Wagner to highlight more than 30 years of research into a new online research and learning hub devoted to the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel. John is a strong believer in the principle of balance for everything in life particularly in matters of health. He points out that the oceans are the most balanced medium on our planet and it is this belief that has made him such an enthusiastic international lecturer on the broad range of health giving benefits of marine derived products which he backs up with the scientific evidence.

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Electrolysed water systems, ‘The miracle liquid’

Presenter: Katherine
Guest: John Shanahan
Guest Bio: John Shanahan, the co-founder of GenEon Technologies.  They produce and develop this engineered water and we are also joined by Les Miles from GenEon Australia.

Segment Overview: For this segment, guests John Shanahan of GenEon Technologies and Les Miles from GenEon Australia explain their engineered water product and its benefits as we use it in cleaning. They offer an electrolysed water system that is both safe for both humans and animals. Listen to learn more about this.

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Research Investigating New Treatments to Managing Lymphoedema [Interview][Transcript]

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Guest: Professor John Boyages
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: Professor John Boyages is a cancer specialist with over 30 years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He leads the Advanced Lymphoedema Translational Research Program at Macquarie University which has already achieved world recognition. He has published more than 140 research and clinical articles. Since April of this year, he is now the Professor of Breast Oncology and Associate Dean (International and Engagement) at the new Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University.

Segment overview: For our Health Academy Series today, we welcome Professor John Boyages – Director of the Lymphoedema Research, Education and Treatment Program of Macquarie University. He is here to impart his knowledge on the topic of Lymphoedema. Learn who is at risk of lymphoedema, how common it occurs, what women can do in order to reduce the risk as well as the latest update on treatment and research for this condition. Professor John Boyages is a radiation oncologist and author of the “Taking Control” series of books for patients: Breast Cancer Taking Control, DCIS of the Breast and Male Breast Cancer.

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Improving the Professionalism and Quality of Support Services in the Health and Aged Care Industry [Interview][Transcript]

John_Boland_Institute_Hospitality_HealthCare_LtdGuest: John Boland
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: Having trained in Dublin, Ireland and worked in hospitality all of his working life, John is General Manager of Hospitality Services with LHI Retirement Services. LHI is the largest Lutheran Aged Care Organisation in Australia looking after 1,000 residents across two villages. In our care we look after independent living residents in our villages as well as 240 high dependency residents in our residential care facilities. one of South Australia`s leading aged care providers. With 1000 clients and over 500 staff at LHI, John has a good understanding of the world of aged and acute care and has a passion for improving the dining experience for older people. John is the National President and the Chairman of the Institute of Hospitality in HealthCare Ltd (IHHC). This is a voluntary role and he bases his IHHC work from his office in Adelaide with the support of his employer LHI and our CEO Mr. Tim Gray.

Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, our guest John Boland discusses the background and mission of the Institute of Hospitality in HealthCare Ltd. It is the peak Industry body for support service professionals in the Health and Aged Care Industry. All those employed in a managerial or supervisory position within support services in a hospital or aged care facility can enjoy the numerous benefits available through becoming a member of the IHHC. The IHHC promotes, provides and encourages the setting and advancement of standards and guidelines relating to support services and, as a result, members are empowered to provide indispensable service and value to their organisations. The National Board and state branch committees comprise of professionals from within the Industry, dedicated to sharing their passion and expertise with others, through a variety of networking events.

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Medical Cannabis Information and Education [Interview][Transcript]

John_Malanca_Medical_CannabisGuest: John Malanca
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest Bio: John and Corrine Malanca are founders of United Patients Group. (UPG) is a resource in Medical Cannabis information for physicians, patients and organizations. UPG acts as a virtual hand for patients, by helping them navigate through this ever-changing industry with CME education courses and one-on-one consulting to physicians and medical institutions.

Segment overview: John Malanca, founder of United Patients Group (UPG), talks about why he started UPG and their mission to be a trusted resource for health professionals, patients and organizations in the industry of medical cannabis information and accredited education.

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St John Ambulance – More than Meets the Eye [interview transcript]

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Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest: Darryl Clare
Guest Bio: Darryl Clare is the Business Development Manager for St John Ambulance (Qld), overseeing the management of corporate and public training throughout Queensland in First Aid, Health and Safety and Advanced level clinical skills training. He holds an extensive leadership background in the management of volunteers whom provide vital healthcare and first aid services to members of public. Darryl’s professional objective is to facilitate and deliver excellence in education and leadership through lifelong learning.
Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, know more about the charitable organization St John Ambulance Australia. Darryl Clare is here with us today to talk about their wide range of products and services. In Queensland, they have been active for more than 129 years, but internationally they are part of an organisation with a long and honourable history. They provide industry leading first aid training, quality first aid kits and products for home and industry, first aid services at public events and in times of disaster, community services and support to those suffering from eye disease through Australian and international ophthalmic programs.

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Not-for-Profit Organisation Promoting Innovation in Healthcare to Australian and New Zealand Hospitals [Interview][Transcript]

Dr_John_Menzies_The_Health_Roundtable_LimitedGuest: Dr. John Menzies
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: Dr John Menzies is an experienced hospital and health service consultant who has over 30 years experience in the health field both in Australia and internationally. He graduated with first class honours in Medicine at the Univ. Qld. and obtained a Master of Health Planning from Univ. NSW. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators and is a senior censor with the College. Dr. Menzies is currently the General Manager of the Health Roundtable Ltd. Prior to taking on this role in early 2015, he was for thirteen years the senior medical and hospital consultant for AbtJTA. Prior to joining AbtJTA, Dr Menzies was the CEO of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital from 1996-2003 and Regional Director for Health for the Sunshine Coast Region (1990-1996). Dr. Menzies special interests include telemedicine and supporting clinical services and health workers in remote situations.

Segment overview: For our Innovation in Health Service and Hospital Management Segment, we are joined by General Manager of the Health Roundtable Limited Dr. John Menzies here to discuss the services they provide to members of their non-profit membership organisation across Australia and New Zealand. From their small beginning back in 1990, the Health Roundtable has grown substantially and now represents some 147 hospitals from around Australia and New Zealand in every state and territory and all of the district health boards in New Zealand. They undertake clinical benchmarking on a regular basis and looks to understand what is different between hospitals and to understand that difference and then to look and see if the innovation or the difference is of value to other hospitals and then shares that with its members.

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Australia’s Premier Nursing Goods Supplier of Infection Control Items [Interview][Transcript]

John_Bromberger_Pelican_Manufacturing_infection_controlGuest: John Bromberger
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: Born in Sydney, John moved to England and returned to live in Perth. He started Pelican in 1986. A highlight of the company was appearing and winning the Viewers Award in the 2006 ABC television program ‘The New Inventors’. They take pride that many items in the Pelican range have been developed following customers’ suggestions or concerns regarding aspects of healthcare.

Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, we welcome returning guest John Bromberger of Pelican Manufacturing P/L based in Perth, Western Australia. He discusses infection control which is among their wide range of products that reach a global market. Among the infection control items that they offer are waterproof blankets, knee operating wedges, mattress extender blocks, heat sealed mattress, commode cushions, neck rolls, bed fall mats, as wells as ERCP positioning wedges and straps Pelican Manufacturing recognizes the importance of keeping especially to geriatric patients in nursing homes and hospitals. Their products saves nursing home staff time during the day as well as cutting down costs for their disposable items.

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