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Ambulance Victoria convicted, fined $400K

14 March, 2018 by

Following the investigation into the death of a paramedic in 2015, Ambulance Victoria was found guilty of breaching the OHS Act.

New law supports advance care directives

10 March, 2018 by

From 12 March, Victorian patients will be able to create legally binding advance care directives.

On your best behaviour: new conduct codes commence

06 March, 2018 by

As at 1 March, new codes of conduct came into effect for all nurses and midwives in Australia.

In Conversation... with Dr Keith Ooi

06 March, 2018 by

Dr Ooi, and his colleague Dr Michael Coffey, are seeking to revolutionise the way medical students learn... through gaming.

A woman of stature

05 March, 2018 by Laini Bennett

GS1 Australia CEO Maria Palazzolo talks about her career, her advice for women seeking leadership roles and her proudest moments.

Minimising the risk of bullying

19 February, 2018 by

Surprisingly few managers know how to deal with bullying. There are also misconceptions as to what constitutes bullying. We set the record straight.

Doctor convicted, fined $100,000

13 February, 2018 by

A Melbourne doctor was convicted and fined after being found guilty of continuing to practise medicine while unregistered and under suspension.

A framework for success

13 February, 2018 by Dr Andrew P Howard*

The Digital Hospitals Handbook is the first of its kind in the world. It is designed to provide a solid framework to maximise the chances of success of a digital hospital program.

New free e-learning module on communicating risk

21 December, 2017 by

The new ACSQHC module will help clinicians develop their skills in communicating risks and benefits with their patients.

Women need to stop sabotaging themselves!

12 December, 2017 by Avril Henry*

Women who want to climb the leadership ladder should follow these golden rules...

Health, aged care workers taking on too much work

30 November, 2017 by

The situation is likely to worsen as the population ages.

NSQHS Standards: second edition now available

29 November, 2017 by Margaret Banks*

Incorporating feedback on the first edition, the second editon promotes better, safer health care.

Medtech agreement with government an opportunity for reform

24 November, 2017 by Ian Burgess, CEO, Medical Technology Association of Australia

A new agreement should ensure patients save money in insurance costs.

Two hearts, one soul: merging two hospitals into one

21 November, 2017 by Laini Bennett

What happens when you merge two hospitals into one, bringing two passionate teams, two cultures and two different ways of working together?

Updated EMM guide: supports safer medication use in hospitals

16 November, 2017 by

As many as one in nine doses of medicine administered in hospitals are associated with a clinical error.

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