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Dr banned for sexual misconduct and bad prescribing

02 June, 2020

A Victorian doctor's registration has been cancelled until 2025 following findings of sexual misconduct and inappropriately prescribing drugs of dependence.

HEPA containment systems for Hospital Class N isolation rooms

01 June, 2020 by Kristian Kirwin (B.Eng Mechanical) and Shannon Roger (B.Ed) for Airepure Australia | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

This is an excerpt from a published technical article titled 'Design Considerations for Hospital Class N isolation Rooms'.

Save our environment, save our health

25 May, 2020

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.

Hospital in the Home sees rapid growth

20 May, 2020

Research shows the rapid growth in healthcare delivery via Hospital in the Home is resulting in fewer hospital readmissions and fewer deaths.

Free live webinar to support clinical leaders

19 May, 2020

'Sustaining Clinical Team Performance Through COVID-19' offers support to clinical leaders and their teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Work health and safety during a pandemic: the issue of vaccination for businesses

18 May, 2020 by Patrick Walsh, Director, DW Fox Tucker Lawyers

What role, if any, do businesses have to play if a vaccine is created for SARS-CoV-2?

Healthcare managers needed to lead in complex times

14 May, 2020 by Professor Joanne Travaglia*, UTS Professor of Health Services Management

The immediate COVID-19 crisis will pass — but the need for management expertise will not pass with it.

Degree arms health managers for complex situations

08 May, 2020

UTS has launched an online degree to provide healthcare managers with the skills needed to make lead organisations and healthcare teams in complex environments.

Med students can gain invaluable experience during the pandemic

01 May, 2020

Flinders University is finding ways to provide clinical placements for its medical students, preparing them for careers in the Australian health system.

COVID-19 antibody library announced

01 May, 2020

Global peptide, protein and antibody producer ProteoGenix has announced a Human Immune COVID-19 library for the fast discovery of potent antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.

App keeps stock of staff, patients and PPE

30 April, 2020

Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network has developed a Qlik-powered COVID-19 application to manage staff, patients and stock levels of PPE.

Gilead Sciences awards grants to seven research projects

29 April, 2020

The 2020 Gilead Fellowship Research Grants Program has awarded funding to research projects focused on improving patient outcomes in several disease areas.

3D printing shields healthcare workers

29 April, 2020

University of Wollongong researchers are pooling resources and expertise to develop face shields for our healthcare professionals.

Integrate GPs in disaster planning, says RACGP

28 April, 2020

The RACGP's submission to the Royal Commission contains clear suggestions on how GPs can be better involved in crises such as the 2019–2020 summer bushfires.

Willingness to work questioned amid PPE shortage

27 April, 2020

An ECU research project reveals that difficulty accessing PPE is forcing healthcare workers to question their willingness to work.

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