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Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary handbook Updated

18 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Pharmacists in hospital, community or academic settings, can now access the 23rd edition of the Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and handbook (APF23).

Renal Specialist Takes Up Hypertension Fight

08 December, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Renal physician and hypertension specialist Professor Markus Schlaich has been appointed inaugural Dobney Chair in Clinical Research, a position co-funded by UWA, Royal Perth Hospital and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation.

Typhoid Gene Discovery Could Help Improve Treatment to Infections Diseases

11 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

People who carry a particular type of gene have natural resistance against typhoid fever according to new research published in Nature Genetics.

New National Asthma Strategy to be Developed

30 October, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A new National Asthma Strategy will be developed to address the toll the condition has on the lives of more than two million Australians.

An holistic approach

07 October, 2014 by ahhb

Pain Treatments Less Effective for those with Irritable Bowel

19 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Researchers have discovered  the immune system is defective in people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, which is a major reason why sufferers have ongoing issues with pain.

Pharmacists must not let standards slip

03 August, 2014 by ahhb

A disturbing statistic has emerged from an audit of the National Return of Unused Medicines (NatRUM) which indicates pharmacists may be letting their standards slip in some very important areas involving patient safety.

Elderly Most Vulnerable Group to be Affected by Introduction of Co-payments

08 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The elderly and those with chronic conditions are those most likely to be affected by the Federal government's proposal to introduce co-payments for  medications and services provided by GPs, pathology and imaging providers, according to a new University of Sydney study.

Australian Council on Healthcare Standards Announces New Chief Executive

01 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

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Victorian Inquiry into Community Pharmacy Announced

12 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

In a first for State-based politics in Victorian Government, the Victorian Legislative council has passed a motion to inquire into the role and opportunities for community pharmacy in primary and preventative care in Victoria.

Southern Hemisphere's Most Powerful Body Scanner Now Operating at UQ

13 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Southern Hemisphere's most powerful body scanner, capable of capturing extremely fine anatomical details, is now operating at The University of Queensland.

New imaging - Further advancing patient care

07 October, 2013 by ahhb

[caption id="attachment_5130" align="alignright" width="200"] Head x-ray, brain in MRI[/caption]

Generic confusion

17 November, 2012 by John Connole

Medication misadventure continues to be a major issue for Australia’s health system, and the latest figures available paint a sobering picture of the extent of the problem in Australia, and the cost it is having on the health system.

Delivering a world class facility to meet Australia's future healthcare needs

19 October, 2012 by John Connole

Lend Lease is one of the world’s leading project management and construction companies, known for our ability to create and deliver high quality projects on time and on budget. We've partnered with government and the private sector to deliver some of Australia’s major healthcare projects, including the new Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne.

Silver antibacterial treatment assists with infection control

20 September, 2012 by John Connole

The recent national benchmark for golden staph infection rates is one of a whole host of new safety and quality measures being reported on the “MyHospitals” federal government website. This has once again raised the importance of infection control in a healthcare environment, especially after 13 hospitals failed to meet the standards in 2010/11, which was set at no more than two cases per 10,000 occupied beds.

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