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Aeromedical retrieval education aids clinical practice

24 October, 2022

Senior doctors and nurses recently engaged in a residential workshop in aeromedical retrieval to enhance their clinical practice.

SHPA announces PharmCare Conference 2023

21 October, 2022

SHPA announces a new conference for accredited, embedded and general practice pharmacists leading patient-centred care. 2–4 March 2023, in Hobart, Tasmania.

Medicare fraud allegations slammed

19 October, 2022

The AMA and RACGP suggest claims in the media of widespread Medicare rorting are not based on evidence.

Plan to support digital capability in health workforce

18 October, 2022

The Capability Action Plan (CAP) is designed to support Australia's health workforce to continue to develop the skills required to deliver the best care.

Conversational AI employed to teach clinicians empathy

13 October, 2022

Conversational AI is being used to build virtual patients that will teach medical students how to be empathetic, as part of a University of Auckland research project.

WHO launches strategy for rapid response to health crises

11 October, 2022

More than 500 participants from the Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Network across WHO's six regions came together for the recent 5th EMT Global Meeting.

Doctors seek new GP funding system

11 October, 2022

Dr Robert Marr has suggested that Medicare funding of general practice has to abandon the fee-for-service model in order to be viable in the future.

Funding boost for heart/lung machine research

05 October, 2022

Research to identify patients who will benefit most from a life-saving machine that acts as the heart and lungs has received a $1 million funding boost.

ASMOF calls for better working conditions

05 October, 2022

ASMOF ACT has appealed for action to be taken to address staff shortages in order to reduce risks to staff wellbeing and patient care at Canberra Hospital.

Your dog can smell when you're stressed out

30 September, 2022

It's no secret that many health professionals have experienced extreme stress over the last couple of years, but now it seems your dog can tell.

Were lockdowns effective?

30 September, 2022

The IPA has released two research papers questioning the effectiveness of lockdowns and highlighting the economic, social and humanitarian cost.

Regional SA campus delivers new Bachelor of Midwifery

28 September, 2022

Students in South Australia's Eyre Peninsula and northern regions will benefit from greater access to specialist midwifery training from 2023.

New $14 million investment in Australian healthcare

16 September, 2022

Twelve health research projects have received a share of $14 million. This funding has been delivered as part of a new investment in better health care for Australians.

When doctors are burnt out, patients are less safe

16 September, 2022

A large-scale study has revealed that burnout levels are highest in hospital doctors working in emergency medicine and intensive care.

NPS MedicineWise to cease operations after 24 years

15 September, 2022

The NPS MedicineWise Board has made the difficult decision to cease the company's operations at the end of 2022.

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