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What we know about immunity to coronaviruses

A review of more than 40 studies on coronavirus immunity suggests that SARS-CoV-2 could become the fifth seasonal coronavirus.

Clinical Services 27 May, 2020

What factors increase risk of severe COVID-19 or death?

A UK study has revealed that age, male sex, obesity and underlying illness emerge as risk factors for severe COVID-19 or death.

Clinical Services 26 May, 2020

Call for palliative care overhaul

Palliative Care Australia has released a report calling for an overhaul of the palliative care system in Australia and an additional annual investment of $365 million.

Aged & Allied Health 26 May, 2020

Woodlea pen pal program helps seniors combat loneliness

The senior pen pal program encourages children and residents of the community to engage with residents of local aged-care and retirement facilities.

Aged & Allied Health 25 May, 2020

Save our environment, save our health

More than 180 health professionals and health groups have signed an open letter warning that Australia must strengthen its weak environment laws to protect human health.

Facility Admin 25 May, 2020

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Aged & Allied Health
Call for palliative care overhaul

Call for palliative care overhaul

Palliative Care Australia has released a report calling for an overhaul of the palliative care system in Australia and an additional annual...

Article 26 May, 2020
Nursing
HESTA announces 2020 Nursing & Midwifery Awards winners

HESTA announces 2020 Nursing & Midwifery Awards winners

HESTA has announced the winners of the 2020 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards, celebrating leadership and professional excellence to...

Article 12 May, 2020
Clinical Services
What we know about immunity to coronaviruses

What we know about immunity to coronaviruses

A review of more than 40 studies on coronavirus immunity suggests that SARS-CoV-2 could become the fifth seasonal coronavirus.

Article 27 May, 2020
Design in Health
Pop-up hospital may be answer to future pandemic needs

Pop-up hospital may be answer to future pandemic needs

An SA company has launched a portable isolation hospital for widespread medical emergency hotspots to treat patients with respiratory illnesses in...

Article 11 May, 2020
Technology
How legacy operating systems and firmware could endanger patients

How legacy operating systems and firmware could endanger patients

Healthcare organisations will have to consider the interoperability between emerging technologies and legacy systems to ensure a seamless integration.

Article 15 May, 2020
Facility Admin
Save our environment, save our health

Save our environment, save our health

More than 180 health professionals and health groups have signed an open letter warning that Australia must strengthen its weak environment laws to...

Article 25 May, 2020
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