Clinical Services > Gastroenterology

RECALL - Meningitec meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccine

30 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Health professionals are advised that Emerge Health, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling all unexpired doses of Meningitec meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccine suspension for injection, single dose syringe, due to the potential for particulate contamination.

Addressing Cultural Issues Will Improve Prostate Cancer Awareness

10 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Information on prostate cancer needs to be better communicated to men who have English as a second language, according to new research launched by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA).

Intensive Care Fatalities linked to After Hours Discharge

18 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Patients who are discharged from intensive care units (ICUs) after-hours have a higher chance of death than those discharged during the day, according to a new study published in Intensive Care Medicine.

National Heart Foundation Calls for a Coordinated Approach to Manage Heart Failure

04 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Too many Australians are suffering and dying from chronic heart failure due to a disjointed national approach to managing the debilitating condition, according to the Heart Foundation.

National Disability Insurance Agency Chief Provides First Year Report

27 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Next week marks the first anniversary of the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. It is timely that we take a moment to reflect just how far we have come in that year, and also to name some of the challenges we will face going forward to full scheme rollout in coming years.

Experts Propose Adoption of a Cohesive Cardiac Care Approach

30 April, 2014 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_7636" align="alignright" width="163"] Associate Professor Julie Redfern[/caption]

Burden of chronic liver disease in Australia – It’s time to act

06 January, 2014 by ahhb

Staggering statistics have recently highlighted the impact of chronic liver disease globally on the health of individuals and communities and in the global arena, writes Associate Professor Amany Zekry.

The Biggest Revolution In Microbiology In 50 Years

27 February, 2013 by Ryan Mccann

According to Dr Jenny Robson, matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) is the biggest thing to happen in microbiology laboratories in the past 50 years, offering improved testing and patient care.

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