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World's First Low Cost Dialysis Unveiled

10 March, 2016 by Corin Kelly

It’s an invention that could save millions of lives each year and transform the way kidney disease is treated around the world.


What you can do to support carers in your workplace

22 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Supporting carers to balance work and care is rapidly becoming one of the most critical social and workplace issues of this generation. Timothy Broady and Katherine Stone provide some tips for employers on how to manage all staff with carer responsibilities.


Weekend Operations have Worse Outcomes

08 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

A  lack of experienced staff, reduced availability of testing and increased waiting times for treatment of urgent cases has been blamed for the results of a study in BMJ indicating patients admitted to hospital on a weekend have a higher risk of death than those admitted during the week.



Department of Health Slashes Prices of PBS Generics

27 May, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley last night announced agreements with the Generic Medicines industry Association (GMiA) and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia which will reduce the price of generic medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and lead to a greater involvement in public health service consultations on the part of pharmacists.



PSA President Says Undermining of Pharmacists Ethics is Unfounded

17 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has responded to attacks on pharmacists integrity, calling them unfounded and unwarranted.


Reach for the Skies with Rural Health Scholarship

03 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

First year Nursing and allied health students in Victorian universities are invited to apply for the 2015 'Give Them Wings' health scholarship.




Proposed Amendments to Pharmaceutical Benefits Act

17 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Amendments are proposed to the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) (Conditions of approval for approved pharmacists) Determination 2007.


Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Program Presents Excellent Results

09 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A study at the University of Sydney has found that the number of cases of young women affected by genital warts, or human papillomavirus, has dropped by 61% since the national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine program was introduced in 2007.


ANMF says No Deal on any Co-payments

05 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says nurses and midwives won’t agree to any co-payments for GP visits or other services - our healthcare system is for everyone.


Australian Smoking Rates at Record Lows

17 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

New data showing a record fall in smoking rates confirms that Australia is on track to achieve major reductions in smoking-related diseases, Cancer Council Australia said today.


A Gum Disease Treatment is Improving Vascular health in Aboriginal Australians

26 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A  first of its kind study among Aboriginal Australians has found a simple non-surgical gum disease treatment markedly reduces the thickness of the wall of the arteries, a risk factor for heart disease.


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