Today is World Pharmacists Day, giving Australian pharmacists, who are among the top three trusted professions in the nation, plenty of reasons to smile.
A new 'pull no punches' report by the National Breast Cancer Foundation is drawing attention to the unique challenges faced by the 800 young women diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia each year.
With less than two months until the first patients enter Fiona Stanley Hospital in Western Australia, a major milestone has been realised with the launch of research activities. Health Minister Kim Hames launched the Warren Jones Institute for Community Health and Medical Research, established as a joint endeavour withthe $2 billion Fiona Stanley Hospital to raise funds and provide financial support for medical research, scholarships and research education.
The Heart Foundation has applauded the release of the Queensland Plan, by Premier Newman, on its aim for Queensland to be the leader on health prevention in Australia.
Aged & Community Services Australia is growing increasingly concerned the Coalition Government will pull funding for aged care programs after it suddenly ceased funding the Dementia and Severe Behaviours Supplement.
Funding worth almost $10 million will see scientists develop cutting edge treatments for life-threatening infections caused by bacterial superbugs.
For the 20th consecutive year, Nurses have been voted Australia’s most ethical and trusted professionals, with pharmacists and doctors ranked second and third respectively.
A team of researchers at BioMEMS resource centre at Massachesetts General hospital have discovered a way to measure infection risk from a droplet of blood in a few minutes.
The new paediatric ward and playground at the $2billion Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) in Perth has been unveiled.
Australasia’s largest gathering of world leading pathologists is taking place in Melbourne next week.