Understanding what good quality of life means to aged-care consumers could assist economic evaluation of services, researchers say.
Harnessing culinary skills to improve the quality of hospital food can deliver cost savings and better quality of care.
One in four Australians with MS surveyed for a national research study report having unmet medical and allied health service needs.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has launched the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights second edition. The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched a new My Health Record Mental Health toolkit.
A new screening method is breaking down cultural barriers to improve cervical cancer prevention.
Eating a healthy diet rich in vitamin A may be a way to reduce skin cancer risk, research shows.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) has been supporting kids and adults with cerebral palsy for over 70 years, which has provided the organisation with extraordinary insight into other physical and neurological conditions.
Ageing men who take testosterone replacement therapy are at a slightly greater risk of experiencing an ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack or myocardial infarction.
Certain types of commonly prescribed drugs appear to significantly increase the risk of dementia in later life — but such a risk can also be countered with a healthy lifestyle.
Designing bathroom environments that suit older people can help reduce barriers to functioning and allow more people to age in place for longer periods.
Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians Richard Colbeck has expressed his concern and anger over the sudden closure of the Earle Haven Retirement Village.
18 Victorian hospitals will be participating in a project evaluating the state-wide program, Strengthening Hospitals Response to Family Violence.
There is a huge potential for smartphone apps to support the services of private practice dietitians, especially young people.
People with high iron levels are less likely to have high cholesterol, according to a new study. But this is a double-edged sword.
Here's what you need to know about this year's Institute of Hospitality in Healthcare National Conference.