A housing initiative for Indigenous people, a parent–baby mental health unit and breakthrough research in liver transplantation are among the projects honoured in this year's NSW Health Awards.
The healthcare and social assistance industry is one of the top three industries with the highest rate of serious workers compensation claims (26,240), according to Safe Work Australia.
The AHSA and Insight Actuaries have launched an integrated patient survey tool designed to give privately insured patients a say in their healthcare journey.
Carolyn Hullick, Emergency Physician and Chief Medical Officer at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, explains what needs to change to improve patient outcomes after a hip fracture injury.
The Australian Digital Health Agency has appointed Lyn McGrath as the Agency's new board Chair in place of outgoing chair Dr Elizabeth Deveny.
A South Australian woman, named Alison Jane Mibus, has been sent to jail for pretending to be a registered health practitioner.
The study looks to examine the significance of introducing a higher standard of tobacco licensing across the country to reduce the availability of tobacco and deter retailers.
The Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work said that an overhaul of poorly paid and casualised disability support work is needed to ensure the NDIS's viability and protect participants from substandard care.
The NRL has partnered with the Australian Government to encourage Australians to take the free bowel screening test from the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Recipients of the 2023 Church Fellowship have been announced, including 15 recipients of the award for health-related topics.
Coming up to the UN's International Equal Pay Day on 18 September, Australian women working in the healthcare sector still earn on average around $18,000 less than men each year. Employers must put action behind the rhetoric on equal pay and close this huge gap.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's report has shown that while Australians benefit from record high employment and continued flexibility to work from home, the global cost of living shock is having an impact on households.
Research into levels of sound in the emergency department at a major metropolitan public hospital over a 24-hour period has shown concerning findings.
The ECFS has developed recommendations and instructions for healthcare professionals carrying out exercise tests on individuals with cystic fibrosis.