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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.

Mearth donates e-scooters to healthcare workers

23 April, 2020

Electric scooter manufacturer Mearth has donated dozens of electric scooters to NSW healthcare workers in a bid to help ease their commute to and from work.

Haines Medical Australia SallySock Non-Slip patient socks

21 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Haines Medical Australia

Haines Medical SallySock Non-slip socks are single-patient-use non-slip socks designed to improve patient safety and confidence in getting up out of bed and walking as part of their recovery.

The use of technology in health care is now more important than ever

21 April, 2020 by Jane Allman

The Australian Digital Health Agency has been tasked with evolving digital health to meet the needs of modern Australia and it is now critical to ensure this happens quickly.

Disaster strategies for the aged-care sector

20 April, 2020

A recent forum held at the Leading Age Services Australia Tri-State Conference provided an opportunity for aged-care stakeholders to share tips on emergency preparation.

Sustainability in focus at SMHS

18 April, 2020

Recycling hand towels used in operating theatres is just one of many environmental sustainability initiatives being embraced by the South Metropolitan Health Service.

Tackling toxic workplace culture in hospitals

11 April, 2020 by Stuart Taylor, CEO and Cofounder at Springfox

One of the most sinister traits of a toxic workplace culture is that it's often difficult to detect until after you've fallen victim to it. However, there are key signs to look out for.

Biosafety certification to mitigate infection risk in public places

09 April, 2020

A management system has been devised to help restart economic activity by providing best practices to help minimise the risks of spreading epidemics in crowded places.

Pure South hand sanitisers and disinfectants

06 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Pure South's hand sanitisers and disinfectants are reported to provide up to 24 hours of continuous protection and kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria.

PPE insufficient, say Qld's frontline doctors

03 April, 2020

A survey reveals that more than 70% of Queensland doctors at the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis do not have sufficient personal protection equipment.

Airepure FOCUS air filtration systems

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Airepure Australia Pty Ltd

Airepure provides unidirectional and ultra-clean ventilation (UCV) systems that cater to a range of operating theatre requirements.

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