Healthcare facilities that are serious about safety and risk must incorporate upstream roles into mainstream safety and quality processes.
A NSW man pretending to be a qualified dentist has received $49,950 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to all charges.
A Bacchus Marsh Hospital midwife has been banned from practising. She is one of 38 practitioners at the hospital who have been, or are being, investigated.
Health sector leader Janet Anderson has been appointed to lead the new and independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Financial management for aged-care facilities is complex, further complicated by ongoing legislative changes. Technology can ease the burden.
The Australian Parliament's Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented its 'Report on the Inquiry into Biotoxin-related Illnesses in Australia'.
To date, the processes for the clinical assessment and diagnosis of autism have varied considerably across Australia. The new guideline will change that.
Thousands of Australians die annually from largely preventable blood clots; a new standard seeks to reduce this risk for patients.
The title 'paramedic' will be protected under law, and only appropriately registered professionals will be able to use the title.
Dr Schmitt puts his PhD in Physics/Biophysics to good use, developing and implementing novel MRI scanning techniques in clinical routine.
Strawberries and other fresh fruit have been deliberately contaminated; does your facility's foodservice have an incident management plan?
A new national standard for colonoscopies will help millions of Australians, but advises against the complex procedure unless the benefits outweigh the risks.
Want your target market to notice your healthcare ad? Try simplicity and humour to get your message across. Dr Ryan Wallman explains how.
Doctors may not have all the answers, but they can do a better job than Google at diagnosing a headache.