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St John Ambulance ACT on hunt for new CEO

12 June, 2024

After four years in the role, Adrian Watts is set to finish as CEO on 12 July 2024 and move to a role at St John Ambulance Australia.

Patient harms rise by 59% to 18 million globally

12 June, 2024

Patient harms rose from 11 million to 18 million globally between 1990 and 2019, but the world population grew by 45% over the same period.

Urgent call for warning labels on all alcohol products

07 June, 2024

Despite clear evidence that alcohol causes at least seven types of cancer, a new national survey conducted by Alcohol Change Australia has shown a significant lack of awareness about this association.

Information Commissioner sues Medibank

05 June, 2024

The Australian Information Commissioner has filed civil penalty proceedings against Medibank in relation to its 2022 data breach.

Camfil CleanSeal Extract Return Air Housing

01 June, 2024 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Limited

The Camfil CleanSeal Extract Return Air Housing is designed for efficient air filtration systems.

Galvin CliniMix thermostatic mixing valves (TMVs)

01 June, 2024 | Supplied by: Galvin Engineering Pty Ltd

The Galvin CliniMix range of thermostatic mixing valves, powered by RMC Reliance Valves, is manufactured with Australian-made and lead-free materials.

National law changes bring WA in line with other states, territories

28 May, 2024

Health practitioner regulation and public protection have been further strengthened in Western Australia following the passage and enactment of changes to the National Law.

GP body launches new advocacy plan, network

24 May, 2024

There has never been a more important time for general practice advocacy in Australia, said RACGP President Dr Nicole Higgins.

Tech solution connects GPs and pharmacists to clinical trials

20 May, 2024

Evripath hopes to tackle clinical trial recruitment shortfalls and enhance patient care by connecting GPs and pharmacists to clinical trials.

Funding boost for Vic medtech manufacturer

17 May, 2024

Breakthrough Victoria has announced a $5bn investment in Neo-Bionica, a Victorian contract medtech manufacturer.

Budget 2024–25: what it means for health

15 May, 2024

Medicare, medications, women's health, cancers, HIV and mental health were some of the key focus areas in the federal government's 2024–25 Budget announcement.

eHealth NSW Chief Dr Zoran Bolevich to lead AIHW

13 May, 2024

Dr Zoran Bolevich will leave his role as Chief Executive eHealth NSW and Chief Information Officer NSW Health at the end of May.

National standard to tackle psychotropic medicines harm

09 May, 2024

Prescriptions for psychotropic medicines for all Australians have increased by a staggering 60% over the past three decades1.

$1.89bn for health and medical research

06 May, 2024

Women's health, reducing health system inequality and cancers with low survival rates get a funding boost in a national strategy.

Fast track for internationally trained medical specialists

03 May, 2024

The process will initially prioritise GPs, anaesthetists, obstetricians and gynaecologists, and psychiatrists (in line with jurisdictional priorities).

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