Clinical Services

First seizure clinics reduce ED presentations: study

27 May, 2024

The study analysed patients who attended first seizure clinics (FSCs) at two major Melbourne public hospitals — The Alfred and the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH).

Program to make oral care more inclusive

24 May, 2024

More than 36% of people with visible and non-visible disabilities feel anxious or frustrated when it comes to visiting the dentist.

GenesisCare and Ramsay partner for new radiation therapy service

24 May, 2024

Cancer care provider GenesisCare has partnered with Ramsay Health Care to open a new radiation therapy service at the Peninsula Private Hospital in Langwarrin.

Tighten rules around early super access for dental care: PHA

24 May, 2024

Allowing thousands of Australians to use superannuation for dental care is driving up the cost of dentistry, according to Private Healthcare Australia.

Can bullying affect dental health?

23 May, 2024

NTNU's Lena Myran would like dental health professionals to ask themselves what the cause of poor dental health might be.

Is fluoride exposure in pregnancy linked to child neurobehaviour?

23 May, 2024

A new study has found a link between fluoride intake during pregnancy and neurobehavioural problems among children living in an area with fluoridated water.

Traumatic injury behind majority of LSD, psilocybin-related deaths

22 May, 2024

While rare, deaths related to LSD or psilocybin, commonly known as magic mushrooms, were primarily due to traumatic injury.

Ecolab Skinman Soft Protect hand rub

22 May, 2024 | Supplied by: Ecolab Pty Ltd

Skinman Soft Protect is Ecolab's broad spectrum alcohol surgical and hygienic hand rub for use in clinical settings.

New network to link cancer services across Australia

22 May, 2024

Launched at the Innovations Showcase event hosted by Cancer Australia in Sydney, the network will link cancer services across the country.

WHO updates drug-resistant priority pathogens list

20 May, 2024

The updated Bacterial Priority Pathogens List (BPPL) 2024 features 15 families of antibiotic-resistant bacteria grouped into critical, high and medium categories for prioritisation.

Heart failure device could prevent hospitalisation

14 May, 2024

The device may be able to detect signs of fluid overload and could be used to monitor patients with heart failure.

SJG Bendigo Hospital expands cardiac care service

13 May, 2024

The service has six cardiologists rostered onsite to provide diagnosis and treatment as part of the service.

Midwifery Group Practice model highly valued in rural areas: report

10 May, 2024

A recent report has shown the Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) model is highly valued by women in rural Australia.

WHO releases guidelines for catheter-related infections

10 May, 2024

Poor practices in the insertion, maintenance and removal of these catheters carry a high risk of introducing germs directly into the bloodstream.

New online resource for eating disorders related to menopause

08 May, 2024

The resource aims to help women navigate eating disorders during perimenopause and menopause, when symptoms can become both distressing and hard to tell apart.

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