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Liverpool Hospital trials smart gloves to train surgeons

24 March, 2022

Liverpool Hospital is trialling smart gloves that are said to provide surgical trainees with instant and accurate feedback.

Medical equality undermined by mistaken doctors: study

23 March, 2022

Male doctors who overestimate female representation in the medical profession are also less likely to support gender-equality initiatives, reveals new research.

Residential aged care: 50% of people don't trust they'd receive good care

15 March, 2022

And that's not all — 41% of older people consider residential aged-care facilities to be depressing places.

General practice and the unconscious gender bias

15 March, 2022 by Dr Emily Carroll*

Unconscious gender bias remains a significant barrier to women's careers all over the world, and the healthcare sector is no exception.

Improving organisational performance in health care

11 March, 2022 by Lyndal Hughes*, Partner, and Charlie Penny**, Senior Consultant, Q5

The dedication that doctors and hospitals pour into delivering optimal patient outcomes must be matched by the same intensity of focus on the sector and how it operates.

Nursing advocate, SA Health boss receive leadership awards

04 March, 2022

The CEO of Australian College of Nursing, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward, and the Chief Public Health Officer of SA Health, Professor Nicola Spurrier PSM, have won at the 2022 WLA awards.

Winners announced for 2022 HESTA Impact Awards

25 February, 2022

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.

New guide urges stronger protection for healthcare workers

25 February, 2022

A new WHO/ILO guide is encouraging countries to strengthen the protection of health workers by improving the management of occupational health.

$22m for health research projects

23 February, 2022

Six Australian health and medical researchers are set to receive goverment funding of around $22 million.

Mater trials electric vehicles

21 February, 2022

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).

PPE in conjunction with HEPA filters offers best protection: study

08 February, 2022

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.

New campaign to boost GP workforce

08 February, 2022

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has launched a new campaign — Become a GP — to boost the general practice workforce.

Up to 1700 ADF personnel to be deployed to aged care

08 February, 2022

Up to 1700 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel will be deployed to support staff in the aged-care sector.

Urgent need to improve healthcare waste management practices: report

02 February, 2022

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.

In conversation: Christine Gee

01 February, 2022

2021 ACHS Gold Medal winner Christine Gee shares her journey from an Internal Reliever to a CEO.

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