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No colonoscopy unless the benefits outweigh the risks

14 September, 2018 by

A new national standard for colonoscopies will help millions of Australians, but advises against the complex procedure unless the benefits outweigh the risks.


Leveraging creativity in healthcare advertising

12 September, 2018 by Ryan Wallman*

Want your target market to notice your healthcare ad? Try simplicity and humour to get your message across. Dr Ryan Wallman explains how.


Doctors, not Dr Google, are the answer

10 September, 2018 by Dr Preeya Alexander AKA The Wholesome Doctor*

Doctors may not have all the answers, but they can do a better job than Google at diagnosing a headache.


Dare to be yourself

06 September, 2018 by Laini Bennett | Supplied by: Australian College of Nursing

As a young mother and sole breadwinner, ACN CEO Kylie Ward was motivated by both need and ambition to pursue a career in nursing management.


Aged-care reform driving cultural change

03 September, 2018 by Sean Rooney*

The aged-care reforms underway will facilitate cultural change at both the federal government and provider level, driving accountability and improvement.


Nurses: put your health 1st

31 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Australian College of Nursing

A new Australian College of Nurses program encourages nurses to remember to look after their own health and wellbeing.


Anti-racism training required for nurses

23 August, 2018 by

A new study has found that nurses, in particular child health nurses, would benefit from anti-discriminatory education and training.


Changes to assessment against NSQHS standards

21 August, 2018 by

A new report has identified opportunities to improve how assessments against the NSQHS standards are undertaken, commencing January 2019.


Are you ready for the new NSQHS Standards?

03 August, 2018 by Margaret Banks*

Assessment against the NSQHS Standards 2nd edition commences 1 January 2019. Is your organisation ready?


Hospital-acquired respiratory complications costly

31 July, 2018 by Dr Robert Herkes*

Patients with a hospital-acquired respiratory complication may remain in hospital for 17.9 days longer than other patients, costing an additional $37,125.


How vulnerability impacts the healthcare equation

23 July, 2018 by

When it comes to acute healthcare environments, who is more likely to exhibit vulnerability, and what does this mean for treatment and care interventions?


Fake doctor sentenced to jail

13 July, 2018 by

A Victorian man pretending to be a gynaecologist or obstetrician has been sentenced to almost 10 years' jail.


Are you at risk of prosecution?

09 July, 2018 by

The criminal conviction of a UK doctor for gross negligence manslaughter shocked the Australian medical community. We examine the implications for Australia.


New standards for transgender children

26 June, 2018 by

As 1.2% of Australian adolescents identify as transgender, referrals to healthcare professionals will continue to rise, making standards necessary.


Deleting negative reviews? You may be breaking the law

25 June, 2018 by

Selectively editing reviews or testimonials about your organisation may break the law.


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