NSW Ambulance has announced a plan to temporarily introduce paramedic students to out-of-hospital emergencies, raising concerns from the NSW Australian Paramedics Association.
One in 10 of the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy experience a seizure-related injury each year, many of which can be life-threatening.
Modelling published by the Medical Journal of Australia suggests that Australian hospitals do not currently have the capacity to accommodate possible demand.
Medical recruitment companies MedWorld and MedRecruit have joined forces to launch a campaign to help find the workforce needed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
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So what are these clinics? And why are people being advised to use them rather than seeing their GP or going straight to the emergency department?
The NSW model is more likely to trigger a warning of patient deterioration from sepsis than the internationally recommended model.
A Monash Health study investigating inequalities in acute stroke care found Australians in rural areas are not receiving the same timely care as those in cities.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has urged the federal government to make reforms to help GPs care for affected communities at the frontline of the bushfire crisis.
Hospitals are expecting a spate of preventable injuries and illnesses over the festive season, with December being the busiest month of the year for emergency departments.
Flinders researchers have tested wetsuit material that can help reduce blood loss resulting from shark bites, reduce injuries and prevent the leading cause of death from shark bites.
Researchers have developed a novel method for predicting which children arriving in emergency departments are most likely to go into septic shock.
Monash University researchers warn that global warming is likely to increase illnesses caused by undernutrition, due to the effects of heat exposure.
A University of Auckland study has discovered that injuries from electric scooters (e-scooters) in the Auckland region have cost the health system more than NZ$1 million in less than one year.
A Day in the Life of RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor Ola Sorensen.
Opioid-related emergency department (ED) presentations in Victoria increased annually by an average of 3.1% during the 10-year period of 2008–09 to 2017–18.