The controversial mitochondrial donation Bill — called Maeve's Law — has passed the Senate by 37 to 17 votes.
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.
A Sydney woman who worked as a medical intern at a Sydney hospital despite not being qualified or registered to practise has been convicted, following charges laid by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra).
Australian healthcare is underpinned by a wide variety of standards.
An article published in the MJA highlights the lack of protocols or legislation to support triage decision-making if a disaster overwhelms the Australian health system.
Health insurer nib is anticipating record profits this financial year, but according to APHA, instead of repaying members' fees as others have done, it is pocketing the extra cash.
CHP Australia has announced its support of the Australian Medical Association's call for action to tackle health misinformation on the internet and social media.
Digital systems that support safety and security-promoting behaviours are needed to ensure safety and security for practitioners, visitors and patients.
A Victorian doctor's registration has been cancelled until 2025 following findings of sexual misconduct and inappropriately prescribing drugs of dependence.
More than 180 health professionals and health groups have signed an open letter warning that Australia must strengthen its weak environment laws to protect human health.
What role, if any, do businesses have to play if a vaccine is created for SARS-CoV-2?
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.
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.
A Victorian woman who pretended to be a nurse has been fined $15,000 plus costs.
Fake practitioners now face jail time and even bigger fines as new regulations commence.