Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA)'s latest position paper The Aged Care Workforce in Australia says future challenges lie not in finding more workers but in developing new staffing models.
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association's (AHHA) academic journal will publish findings of research on the Federal Government’s recent Budget proposal to introduce a $7 co?payment for doctor visits, pathology tests and diagnostic imaging will effect disadvantaged and vulnerable Australians.
Low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots - and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients who are not candidates for long-term anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, according to a new study published in today's issue of Circulation.
For the 3.5 million Australians who live with persistent pain, new research into using light to turn pain on and off could literally be the light at the end of the tunnel, writes Karyn Markwell from the Australian Pain Management Association (APMA).
Building clinical nursing research capacity has been the focus for Professor Wendy Chaboyer, recipient of the Griffith University Vice Chancellor’s Research Leadership Excellence Award.
Thirty-one Elders and community representatives from 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia have contributed to a report into self-harm and suicide in which they offer ways in which to address the tragedy.
[caption id="attachment_7451" align="alignright" width="442"] Dance for Parkinson's pilot program. Photographer Christian Tiger[/caption]
In a new paper published in the Australian Dental Journal, researchers from the University of Adelaide's School of Dentistry have written about the current and future use of the field of epigenetics as it relates to oral health.
While a number of high profile Australians are getting behind World Mental Health Day today, there is no reason everyone can't join in.
A new term is creeping into the medical dictionary as the population ages – elderspeak. Research has shown elderspeak can lead to a negative attitude towards ageing and this in turn can reduce life spans by more than seven years, writes Peter Waterman.
Rod Young, CEO of Aged Care Association Australia, spoke to Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin about the changing aged care landscape.