A new WHO/ILO guide is encouraging countries to strengthen the protection of health workers by improving the management of occupational health.
The founder of a global exercise approach for people with Parkinson's disease and a specialist housing and healthcare medical practice team are the 2022 winners for the HESTA Impact Awards.
Six Australian health and medical researchers are set to receive goverment funding of around $22 million.
Mater at Home and Mater Pathology staff are trialling electric vehicles as a part of a research program being run in partnership with Origin Energy and ARENA (Australian Renewable Energy Agency).
Full PPE, involving a fit-tested N95 mask, in conjunction with a HEPA filtration system offers health workers in a hospital setting the best protection against virus aerosol exposure, according to a new study.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has launched a new campaign — Become a GP — to boost the general practice workforce.
Tens of thousands of tonnes of extra medical waste from the response to the pandemic has put tremendous strain on healthcare waste management systems around the world.
2021 ACHS Gold Medal winner Christine Gee shares her journey from an Internal Reliever to a CEO.
Almost one-fifth of medications supplied to medical and surgical wards and emergency departments (EDs) in public hospitals in Melbourne were not administered to patients.
Non-compliant medical billing in Australia is primarily due to systemic issues, not deliberate abuse by doctors, according to a new study.
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).
Health leaders, doctors, paramedics, volunteers and COVID-19 responders are among the 1040 Australians recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours List.
An app to combat communication challenges with older people due to COVID-19 mask wearing, a program to support bereaved children and work to reduce social isolation, poverty and ill health for young mothers are on the 2022 HESTA Impact Awards shortlist.
The government will soon begin consultation on critical design elements for the new Support at Home Program.
Following a decline in early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, presentations to public hospital emergency departments have rebounded, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).