Clinical Services

Veolia supports COVID-19 clinical waste collection in Melbourne

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Veolia has been collecting, transporting and treating clinical waste streams generated at the COVID-19 testing site at Melbourne Showgrounds.

Derungs UV Steriliser

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Hospital Products Australia

Derungs' UV Steriliser delivers high-energy UV-C radiation to destroy virus and bacteria DNA and can be used wherever immediate sterilisation is required for better hygiene.

Watch the battle: soap vs COVID-19

31 July, 2020

UNSW academics have released a 3D visualisation of soap destroying the coronavirus to remind Australians that simply washing your hands can help stem the pandemic.

Program helps pharmacists wise up to pain

31 July, 2020

A new online program has been launched to ensure pharmacists are well placed to manage pain.

Arthritis drug could let coeliac patients eat gluten

30 July, 2020

A treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and bowel disease could allow people with coeliac disease to eat gluten without consequences.

NSW could be steps behind Vic's worsening COVID-19 crisis

28 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

New South Wales (NSW) may be just steps behind Victoria's worsening COVID-19 crisis unless rigorous infection control measures are maintained.

World Hepatitis Day: COVID-19's impact on hepatitis elimination

27 July, 2020

Dual pandemics — what will COVID-19 mean for hepatitis C elimination? is an online event that will discuss the immense challenges COVID-19 brings to hepatitis C elimination.

Pain survey shows decline in patient–GP relationship

27 July, 2020

Australians suffering with chronic pain have reported a worsening in their relationship with their GP and pharmacist over the past two years, according to the National Pain Survey 2020.

Mary's painful experience sparked a CRPS support group

27 July, 2020 by Jane Allman

Injuries sustained in a car accident left Mary in intense pain — she was eventually diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome.

Upcoming National Pain Week reveals the faces of pain

24 July, 2020

This National Pain Week — running from 27 July to 2 August — aims to bust some of the myths and stigma surrounding chronic pain.

Sydney man receives innovative oncology treatment

23 July, 2020

The treatment combines a state-of-the-art MRI imaging scanner and a linear accelerator to allow treatment specialists to see tumours and adapt treatment in real time.

Why Australian birthweight charts need revising

22 July, 2020

Researchers have called for the revision of Australian birthweight charts to improve diagnosis of babies that are small for their gestational age.

Promising results from Oxford vaccine

21 July, 2020

Early results from non-replicating viral vector vaccines being trialled in the UK and China reveal strong immune responses in most patients, with few adverse side effects.

Stroke numbers head south

21 July, 2020

A report published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reveals that more Australians are surviving stroke.

Lessons learnt from medicines crunch amid coronavirus

18 July, 2020 by Kristin Michaels, CEO The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia

SHPA CEO Kristin Michaels looks at what the coronavirus pandemic has revealed about Australia's medicine supply.

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