Clinical Services

Magnetic Resonance Study A Step Forward in Breast Cancer Detection

03 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

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.

Call for National Oral Health Scheme

02 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Dental Association (ADA) is calling for the introduction of an oral health scheme focused on disadvantaged older Australians.

Patients being Tested for Ebola in Victoria

26 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

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

Researchers say Human Health Depends on Better Ecosystem Management

26 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

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.

Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary handbook Updated

18 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Pharmacists in hospital, community or academic settings, can now access the 23rd edition of the Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and handbook (APF23).

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.

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