Clinical Services

Consultation Process Launched to Discuss NDIS Standards

17 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Public consultation has been launched by the COAG Disability Reform Council to discuss quality and safeguards for the NDIS.

Listeria Detected in Victorian Hospital Dessert Product

16 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The discovery of listeria in a dessert product served in Victorian hospitals has promoted the Department of Health and Human Services to issue a directive to discard the product.

New Stroke Treatment is a 'Game Changer'

12 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital have published a landmark study which heralds a new era in stroke treatment across the globe.

Pharmacy Immunisation Training Approved in WA

12 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Western Australian legislation has been passed to recognise pharmacists as authorised immunisers.

Population Study Reveals Bone and Joint Problems

09 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The University of Adelaide has conducted one of the largest population health studies in rural Australia, highlighting an issue with bone and joint problems.

Changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

09 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, has announced changes to the  Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.

Risk of Mortality for Women and Men with Type 1 Diabetes

06 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Australian researchers have had their research on mortality and vascular events in men and women with type 1 diabetes published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Government Establishes Severe Behaviour Response Teams

04 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Severe Behaviour Response Teams will be established across Australia to provide advice to residential aged care providers needing assistance in dealing with people with severe symptoms of dementia.

Reach for the Skies with Rural Health Scholarship

03 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

First year Nursing and allied health students in Victorian universities are invited to apply for the 2015 'Give Them Wings' health scholarship.

Fiona Stanley Hospital Emergency Department Opens Today

03 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The $2 million Fiona Stanley Hospital in Western Australia will open it's emergency department doors this morning (3 February).

New Report Looks at Burden of Disease

30 January, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Revised Immunisation Guidelines Released by PSA

21 January, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has released it's revised Practice guidelines for the provision of immunisation services within pharmacy to assist pharmacists in providing vaccinations to increase immunisation rates in the community.

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