The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation has identified a number of concerning trends, including women having caesareans unnecessarily early.
Vigilant nurses, midwives and carers want to do more to reduce waste in healthcare. Here are a few tips.
Ros Morgan is the ANMF (Vic) Environmental Health Officer. She uses a creative approach to sustainability, with effective results.
The new standards will be enforced by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission when it comes into being from 1 January 2019.
Dr Lesley Braun's willingness to 'get out and try' has led to unexpected career opportunities. She shares her story and lessons learned.
Some 30,000 people develop VTE in Australia annually. More than 5000 people die as result, over half of these within 90 days of hospitalisation.
Vulnerable communities, in particular, could be at risk due to climate change. But there are actions healthcare professionals can take to mitigate this.
Dr Michael Wong survived a vicious knife attack in the foyer of the hospital where he worked. He believes much can be done to improve hospital security.
Inevitably, healthcare workers will be faced with the imminent death of a patient. Author and nurse Sallie Tisdale provides advice on how to manage.
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices ANZ's Managing Director, Susan Martin, on why female managers need to stop placing constraints on themselves.
Bullying and unprofessional behaviour in the medical profession not only impact the target, but patient safety, too.
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.