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Experts Explain Why Worm Infections Can Help Treat Autoimmune Diseases

12 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_8906" align="alignright" width="138"] The peptide from parasitic worms called AcK1 was shown to dampen the immune system[/caption]

Broome Health Campus Upgrade Started

01 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Work has started on the $8.6million upgrade of the Broome Health Campus Emergency Department.

Pharmacists Reminded of Need to Be Vigilant in Preparation of Dose Administration Aids

23 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_8461" align="alignright" width="161"] Grant Kardachi[/caption] Pharmacists have been reminded of the need to follow correct standards and procedures in the preparation of dose administration aids (DAAs) following a warning from the Pharmacy Board of Australia over a medication incident involving the drug methotrexate. The Board said this resulted in a death and while the medication was dispensed correctly, the resultant packaging of the drug into a dose administration aid by a pharmacy technician was incorrect and the packing error was not detected by the pharmacist.

Hospital Emergency Departments Record Improvements in Patients Departing Within Four Hours

29 May, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Australia’s major metropolitan public hospitals saw marked improvements in the percentage of patients departing emergency departments (ED) within four hours , however regional hospitals were not as faring as well according to a new National Health Performance Authority report.

Mental Health and Community Pharmacy Project

16 January, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The  Mental  Health  and  Community  Pharmacy  Project, run by Griffith University, is seeking community pharmacy starff to participate in a study to improve the role of the local pharmacy in meeting the needs of people with mental illness.

2013 Operating theatre management conference is one of a kind

15 July, 2013 by ahhb

Managing operating rooms requires the coordination of human and material resources to maximise efficiency, cost effectiveness and patient safety. All this, and more, will be on the agenda of Australia’s only event for operating room and perioperative management professions, the Fifth Operating Theatre Management Conference. 

Kronos - Macquarie University Hospital

02 September, 2012 by John Connole

When Macquarie University Hospital opened its doors on June 15, 2010, it became the first private hospital in Australia on a university campus, it’s also the country’s first fully digital private hospital, leveraging technology in pursuit of superior patient care, research and training.

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