Clinical Services

Pancreatic cancer: new service trial to support carers

16 September, 2021

PanKind and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have teamed up to trial a new service to support carers through the devastating impact of pancreatic cancer.

New medicines agreements a boost for supply, sustainability: SHPA

08 September, 2021

The SHPA has welcomed the medicines agreements as vital to protecting patients against shortages and ensuring medicines are accessible, available and cost-efficient.

4-in-1 blood pressure pill more effective than monotherapy: study

08 September, 2021

The first large-scale, long-term trial of a new strategy using combinations of very low doses in one capsule has demonstrated significantly improved control of high blood pressure.

New standard for opioid analgesics

01 September, 2021

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is seeking comments on the draft clinical care standard for opioid analgesics.

Aus antimicrobial use decreasing but not enough: report

27 August, 2021

While antimicrobial use in the community is decreasing, overprescribing and inappropriate prescribing continue to be problematic.

Slippery womb molecule could hold key to IVF 'golden window'

25 August, 2021

RMIT researchers have found a way to better pinpoint the 'golden window' when a womb is ready for pregnancy.

The Conversation studies airborne COVID spread in hospitals

24 August, 2021 by Kirsty Buising and colleagues*

Clearly, we cannot rebuild all our hospital ventilation systems to cope with the current outbreak. However, there are tangible things that can be done now and in future.

BOC O2matic PRO automated closed-loop oxygen therapy

23 August, 2021 | Supplied by: BOC: Living healthcare

The O2matic PRO from BOC is designed to quickly stabilise arterial oxygen saturation in patients suffering from conditions that can lead to respiratory distress.

Purpose building quarantine facilities

23 August, 2021

The Australian Government is working with the states and territories to purpose build quarantine accommodation hubs outside of major cities.

Mater Mothers' gets the scoop on what matters most to mums

20 August, 2021

Quality-of-life data collected from women before and after childbirth is helping Mater Mothers' Hospital advance towards value-based maternity care.

Smart nanotech fights fungal infections

18 August, 2021

New nanobiotechnology has demonstrated a remarkable ability to battle one of the most invasive and resistant fungal infections — Candida albicans.

Valvular heart disease rising rapidly, says report

16 August, 2021

More than a quarter of a million Australians have faulty heart valves and are at risk of serious complications, and don't know it.

CRISPR-based COVID test gives results in 20 min

13 August, 2021

CRISPR-based COVID tests are emerging as powerful alternatives to conventional diagnostics due to their speed and simplicity.

GPs and pharmacists urge all Australians to get vaccinated

12 August, 2021

The RACGP is also urging patients to receive both COVID-19 vaccine doses from the same vaccinator.

TGA approves Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for adults

10 August, 2021

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the TGA approval would provide another shot in the arm for Australia's vaccination rollout.

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