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Gain visibility and control over your food safety practices

24 June, 2021

Given the heightened vulnerability of patients to food-borne illness, there is no margin for error when it comes to food safety.

Campaign targets workplace violence

26 May, 2021

A campaign highlighting the need for employers and the community to come together to stamp out violence in the workplace has been launched by WorkSafe Victoria.

Domestic abuse disclosure and the vital role of GPs

16 April, 2021 by Jane Allman

GPs play an important role in responding to family abuse and violence, and are often the first point of contact for people who are experiencing family abuse or violence.

Exploring the safety profiles of each vaccine in circulation

14 April, 2021

We explore the safety profiles of the Pfizer–BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines.

Con-Serv Friction Slide Grab Rail Handset Cradle

01 April, 2021

The Con-Serv Friction Slide Grab Rail Handset Cradle (HC 932 C) is specifically designed for people with weakened or arthritic grip.

Report reveals devastating impact of Trump's health policies

18 February, 2021

The report finds that Trump's health policies may have killed more than one million Americans.

Osteoporosis Australia rebrands as Healthy Bones Australia

09 February, 2021

Osteoporosis Australia has announced an official rebrand and the launch of an educational resource hub to reinforce the importance of fracture prevention.

Unchecked misinformation risks vaccine efforts

26 January, 2021

A newly formed coalition of health and technology experts is calling on the Australian Parliament to force Big Tech companies to reveal the true extent of COVID-19 misinformation.

Australian experts comment on deaths in Norway

19 January, 2021

Norway has reported several deaths and some side effects in elderly people vaccinated with the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.

National Allergy Strategy launches food allergy training for hospital staff

24 September, 2020

All about Allergens for Hospitals provides nationally standardised training for food allergen management for food service in Australian hospitals.

Food safety: the benefits of digital monitoring technology

13 July, 2020 by Andrew Thomson, Think ST Solutions

Investing in a temperature-monitoring system will take the risk out of uncertainty and provide kitchen operations with the confidence and assurance needed to manage food safety compliance and risk.

Haines Medical Australia SallySock Non-Slip patient socks

21 April, 2020

Haines Medical SallySock Non-slip socks are single-patient-use non-slip socks designed to improve patient safety and confidence in getting up out of bed and walking as part of their recovery.

Disaster strategies for the aged-care sector

20 April, 2020

A recent forum held at the Leading Age Services Australia Tri-State Conference provided an opportunity for aged-care stakeholders to share tips on emergency preparation.

Ahpra urges consumers to be safe before cosmetic surgery

26 February, 2020

The 'be safe first' campaign advises consumers of the risks associated with cosmetic procedures, particularly those offered by unregistered practitioners.

One solution system for assisted and unassisted showering

25 February, 2020

GalvinCare demonstrates its Mental Health Anti-Ligature Safe-Connect Shower System, designed to be safe, aesthetically pleasing and easy to use.

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