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Texas Medical Center and Biodesign Australia join forces

11 May, 2022

Texas Medical Center (TMC) and Biodesign Australia have teamed up to advance health and life science research through commercialisation, innovation and research.

Reynard Biodegradable detergent and disinfectant wipes

10 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Reynard Health Supplies

The Reynard Biodegradable detergent and disinfectant wipes are said to be effective against SARS-COV 1 and 2 in just 30 s and kill at least 99.999% of pathogens, bacteria, viruses and fungi in 60 s.

Vic's health-focused Budget welcomed

04 May, 2022

Victoria's Treasurer Tim Pallas has delivered a health-focused State Budget 2022/23 with a $12bn allocation to the state's health system.

US physician indicted in $10m telemedicine fraud case

27 April, 2022

Elemer Raffai, an orthopedic surgeon, has been indicted with healthcare fraud in the US in relation to a $10 million scheme involving the submission of false and fraudulent Medicare claims.

HESTA confirms consortium bid for Ramsay Health

21 April, 2022

HESTA has confirmed that it is part of a KKR-led consortium to acquire Ramsay Health Care.

Nursing: 15 ways to boost engagement and retention

19 April, 2022 by Michelle Taylor*

With the nursing shortage expected to worsen in the coming years, addressing retention and engagement is now more urgent than ever.

Curious workers likely to earn above average wages: research

14 April, 2022

Around 72% of business leaders are likely to pay above average wages to employees with high levels of curiosity, according to new research from SAP.

Workforce shortage should be top health policy priority — AHPA

13 April, 2022

The Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) has called for the major parties to make fixing the health workforce shortage their number one health policy priority for the upcoming federal election.

The safety fallout of worker fatigue in health care

06 April, 2022 by Amy Sarcevic

For as long as Consultant Emergency Physician Dr Stephen Parnis can remember, he has begun each shift on his various emergency wards wondering how many workers will be present.

A Day in the Life: Leanne Northrop, an Aged Care Nurse Practitioner

06 April, 2022

Leanne Northrop is a Nurse Practitioner at Peninsula Villages, an aged-care facility on the Central Coast, New South Wales.

Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) 2022 Awards — winners announced

06 April, 2022

The winners of the Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) 2022 Awards For Excellence were announced at a gala dinner in Adelaide on 4 April 2022.

Mitochondrial donation law reform welcomed

04 April, 2022

The controversial mitochondrial donation Bill — called Maeve's Law — has passed the Senate by 37 to 17 votes.

Sorbent Professional personal hygiene products

01 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Solaris Paper Pty Ltd

Solaris Paper has introduced the Sorbent range of products into the care market as Sorbent Professional.

Health budget 2022 spends a little on favoured interest groups but misses a chance for real reform

30 March, 2022 by Stephen Duckett, The University of Melbourne

The 2022 budget is an election-year budget. So stakeholders have been pushing their wheelbarrows up the hill to Parliament House to lobby for extra largesse to flow their way.

Fake Sydney nurse convicted

28 March, 2022

A Sydney woman who worked as a nurse at a medical centre despite not being qualified or registered to practise has been convicted at the Windsor Local Court of New South Wales.

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