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Boost to Mental Health Facilities for WA Mining Communities

03 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The Western Australian government has announced funding for further support of the spiraling mental health problems affecting its mining workers in plans to expand the state’s subacute mental health beds to a total of 60 by 2017.

Pedal Power for People with Multiple Sclerosis

10 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

University of Sydney researchers have designed an exercise bike which allows people with multiple sclerosis to improve their symptoms and slow the disease progression.

Médecins Sans Frontières Lobbies Pharmaceutical Companies

21 January, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) is urging the Australian Government to join the call for pharmaceutical companies to slash the price of the pneumococcal vaccine in developing countries.

Logan Hospital Opens New Facilities

10 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

New facilities including an emergency department, expanded children's inpatient unit and rehabilitation unit have been opened at Logan Hospital in Queensland.

Study Shows Gradual Weight Loss is No Better than Quick Weight Loss

16 October, 2014 by Petrina Smith

New research by the University of Melbourne has found that losing weight slowly, as recommended by current dietary guidelines, does not necessarily mean there is less change of weight gain.

Ambiguity - One of Our Greatest Infection Risks

13 September, 2014 by Cathryn Murphy

In the past decade, the length, number and type of infection prevention directives have expanded on an unprecedented scale and at an ever-increasing pace. Contemporary clinicians and infection preventionists working in Australia can easily and readily access guidance generated from governments, non-regulatory agencies, academic educational institutions and from their respective professional associations. These guiding instruments are generally either broad, overarching documents deemed suitable for a variety of clinical settings or detailed and limited to procedures and practices specific to a clinical speciality.

Landmark Biomedical Health Survey Released Today

11 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Following the release of a landmark biomedical health survey, the National Heart Foundation of Australia says cardiovascular disease will remain a major contributor the the gap in life expectancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people.

Arthritis is One of Australia's Most Expensive Diseases

15 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions are Australia's fourth most expensive group of diseases, according to the newly released report  Health-care expenditure for arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions 2008-09.

Grant Kardachi Re-elected as PSA National President

03 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_8461" align="alignright" width="161"] Grant Kardachi[/caption] Pharmaceutical Society of Australia National President Grant Kardachi has been re-elected for a fourth term. The PSA National Board met in Canberra today and also re-elected Joe Demarte as Vice President and elected Michelle Lynch as the other Vice President.

Health Professionals Needed for Parkinson's Disease Study

18 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are seeking health professionals to participate in a Parkinson's Disease study investigating their experiences engaging with partners of those with Parkinson’s. Meredith Bolland, a Doctorate student in UWA’s School of Psychology, said partners of people with Parkinson’s  Disease had first-hand knowledge that was essential in providing effective care for their loved one.

Victoria's Public Hospitals Fail Performance Targets

14 February, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Medical Association's annual Public Hospital Report Card shows Victoria's public hospitals failed all performance targets set under the National Health Reform Agreement.

Better burn care for all Australians - Further advancing patient care

24 September, 2013 by ahhb

Monitoring the incidence, management and outcomes of burns patients is crucial to providing evidence based best practice and consistent care for survivors of these devastating injuries. The bi-national burns registry and burns quality improvement program provides a world-leading repository for burns data writes Heather Cleland, President of the Australian & New Zealand Burn Association.

Our service is your solution

13 September, 2012 by John Connole

ITL Healthcare was established in 2003 with the acquisition of Surgicare Pty Ltd, a company that had been operating for 25 years and specialising in customised procedure packs for various medical applications, ITL Healthcare is an operating division of ITL Limited, an ASX listed and Australian owned and operated company with its Head Office and production facilities located in Melbourne.

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