The states will join with New South Wales in three separate trials to test for the benefits of medicinal marijuana with a total cost of $9 million to commence in mid-2016.
Hospitals' incident data may have significant shortcomings, especially as a basis for monitoring safety over time and between sites, a comparative study at two Australian hospitals has found.
Nominations for the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia prestigious Awards for Excellence, recognised widely as the pharmacy profession’s most sought-after awards, are now open.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has responded to attacks on pharmacists integrity, calling them unfounded and unwarranted.
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has moved quickly to create an expert advisory group to deal with concerns of bullying, harassment and discrimination in the health sector.
Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick has announced $30 million will immediately be made available to Queensland Hospital and Health Services to start the process of addressing the ‘waiting list for the waiting list’.
University of Sydney researchers have designed an exercise bike which allows people with multiple sclerosis to improve their symptoms and slow the disease progression.
Busselton in Western Australia has just celebrated the opening of the city's comprehensive new health campus.
A new magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) technique has been developed that will potentially reduce the need for women at risk of breast cancer to undergo preventive mastectomies.
The Australian Dental Association (ADA) is calling for the introduction of an oral health scheme focused on disadvantaged older Australians.
Victoria's Chief Health Officer, Dr Rosemary Lester has advised two patients have been isolated at Victoria's Royal Children's Hospital and are being tested for Ebola
Health and nutrition expert Professor Mark Wahlqvist has had research published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which shows a growing awareness of the ecosystem-dependent nature of human health.