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$1.89bn for health and medical research

06 May, 2024

Women's health, reducing health system inequality and cancers with low survival rates get a funding boost in a national strategy.

Fast track for internationally trained medical specialists

03 May, 2024

The process will initially prioritise GPs, anaesthetists, obstetricians and gynaecologists, and psychiatrists (in line with jurisdictional priorities).

General use items decision welcomed by the industry

02 May, 2024

Reforms to reduce the prices of general use items have already been estimated to save over $78 million dollars.

NZ's Southern Cross Healthcare gives IV bags a new lease of life

30 April, 2024

From providing lifesaving fluids during surgery to a new life giving children a safe landing in playgrounds, PVC IV bags from Southern Cross are now being repurposed.

Decarbonising health care: Australia joins US, UK statement

23 April, 2024

The federal government has joined the collaboration with the United States and United Kingdom to decarbonise healthcare supply chains.

What factors influence hospital staff retention?

18 April, 2024

Rather than applying a 'one-size-fits-all' approach, staff retention efforts need to be tailored to age and profession, suggests a new study.

DoHAC releases PHN Strategy 2023–24 following audit

12 April, 2024

The Department of Health and Aged Care has released the PHN Strategy 2023–24 outlining the role the networks play in supporting health reform.

Professor Christine Kilpatrick to lead ACSQHC as Chair

05 April, 2024

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has appointed Professor Christine Kilpatrick AO as the new Board Chair for a five-year term.

Funding boost for on-demand telehealth provider Hola Health

28 March, 2024

The Pre-Series A venture funding will support the company's mission to provide fast, value-for-money care within 15 minutes — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Orum International TRIO.BAS active air sampling unit

26 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Cell Biosciences Pty Ltd

The TRIO.BAS unit, distributed by Cell Biosciences, is designed to help healthcare facilities to continuously monitor air quality.

Call for urgent action to alleviate pressure on public hospitals

20 March, 2024

The Australian Medical Association is calling for urgent action by all governments to address the growing planned surgery waitlist, exit block and widespread ambulance ramping.

Health Equity Matters appoints Dash Heath-Paynter as CEO

20 March, 2024

Dash Heath-Paynter takes on the new role after serving as deputy CEO for almost eight years.

SHPA announces draft Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy

08 March, 2024

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia is opening consultation on its first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy, as part of its Transformation 2024 agenda.

Survey reveals extent of gender bias in health care

08 March, 2024

Two out of three women experience discrimination in health care, according to a new survey.

Report: Health economists could boost healthcare efficiency

05 March, 2024

A study by Flinders University has highlighted the potential of incorporating health economists into hospital decision-making.

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