Regional Queensland Health Programs have been given a boost with the announcement of a new indigenous health clinic and increase in ambulance officers.
The National Health and Medical Research Centre has awarded $5 million to establish two new centres of research excellence based at The University of Western Australia.
The commencement of the National Aboriginal Primary Health Care Summit and the looming election has prompted future doctors and medical students to call on all politicians to make Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health a federal election priority.
The number of injuries resulting in hospital stays has slowly risen over recent years, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report Trends in hospitalised injury, Australia 1999-00 to 2010-11.
With the passing of the Health Ombudsman Bill in Parliament yesterday, a Health Ombudsman will be appointed to oversee the health complaints management system in Queensland and manage serious allegations against health practitioners.
The Western Australia Department of Health has reported another case of meningococcal disease, making it the 12th case in the state this year.
Healthcare will soon be more accessible for more Australians with the announcement of a $2.5 million Federal Government grant to The University of Queensland to advance telehealth research.
A University of Sydney arthritis website has received a funding boost from the federal government.
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation has commended the Federal Government announcements of funding for stroke care and active ageing projects.
Dr Mukesh Haikerwal has resigned from the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA).
There is new hope for the fight against breast cancer as Griffith Health Institute (GHI) research aims to target the disease with immune-based therapies.
General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA) is calling on all parties to commit to building general practice with a list of reccomendations and calls for action in five key areas.
An international team, including scientist from The University of Queensland and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, have published work that could help treat and prevent a wide range of cancers.
Researchers in Adelaide are conducting the biggest Type 1 diabetes Study in the southern hemisphere and are recruiting new mothers in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia
Australia’s biggest health union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has renewed calls for major political parties and key independents to make aged care an election issue.