Facility Admin

The future of aged-care facilities and how they can prepare

12 November, 2019 by Warren Burke* | Supplied by: Rubbermaid Commercial

With a growing demand for improved lifestyles, aged-care facilities face higher expectations than ever before to provide superior services and amenities.


Flinders team joins new centre for medical implant tech

08 November, 2019

The new centre will specialise in personalised orthopaedic and maxillofacial solutions and provide training for PhD students and early-career researchers to engage with industry and clinical partners.


ACON condemns NSW plan for mandatory HIV testing

31 October, 2019

ACON has condemned state government plans to introduce a Bill enforcing mandatory testing of individuals whose bodily fluids come into contact with emergency services personnel.


Nurses and midwives experience widespread aggression

30 October, 2019

A survey conducted by the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association (NSWNMA) reveals that a majority of nurses and midwives in NSW are threatened while carrying out their work.


Beware of novelty contact lenses this Halloween

28 October, 2019

Experts from Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are warning Halloween party-goers and trick-or-treaters of the risks of novelty contact lenses.


RACGP CEO resigns

21 October, 2019

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) CEO Zena Burgess has resigned after 11 years in the role.


Aged-care sector needs fund injection before Royal Commission ends

18 October, 2019

Following an alarming report, LASA has called on the government to relieve the financial stress affecting the sector while the Royal Commission goes about its critical work.


Tokyo tops 100 best hospital cities list

18 October, 2019

Which three Australian cities ranked in the top 20 best hospital cities in the world?


New guide designed to better protect patients' privacy

17 October, 2019

Patients' health information could be better protected with the help of a newly issued privacy guide from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.


Combating the white coat effect

27 September, 2019 by Gerard Stevens* | Supplied by: Webstercare

Communication and system consistency keep patients safe from crashing.


Less is more: choosing health care wisely

24 September, 2019 by Dr Robyn Lindner*

Clinicians across Australian health services are reducing low-value and unnecessary interventions — such as pathology tests, antibiotics and imaging — as part of the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative.


Revised guidelines up for discussion

19 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

The National Boards for the 16 regulated health professions and the AHPRA are carrying out public consultations asking for people to have their say on revised policy guidance.


Are healthcare providers ready to embrace a digital future?

11 September, 2019 by Dr Richard Favero* | Supplied by: Soprano Design Limited

Mobile technology could be the cure for futureproofing doctor–patient relationships.


Doctor ratings on training

16 August, 2019

A national, profession-wide survey is seeking to provide a snapshot of medical training in Australia, through the eyes of doctors.


Fake nursing director prosecuted by AHPRA

15 July, 2019

A Victorian man who falsely claimed to be a registered nurse has been convicted in court of charges laid by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.


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