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Vaping reforms timeline released

29 November, 2023

The federal government has announced that the first stage of vaping reforms will commence from 1 January, with further protections implemented over the course of 2024.

Tennant T681 Small Ride-On Scrubber

28 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Tennant Australia Pty Ltd

The Tennant T681 Small Ride-On Scrubber is an advanced cleaning tool designed to enable efficient coverage of facilities.

Opinion: Payroll complexity puts health sector on ATO radar

27 November, 2023 by Rick Kimberley* and Jayesh Kapitan**

Large healthcare organisations' complex payroll practices make them more vulnerable to falling foul of a government crackdown on payroll and superannuation errors.

Health Justice Australia CEO to step down

20 November, 2023

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine, founding CEO of Health Justice Australia, will step down from her role at the end of January 2024.

Audiology review leads to $2m in compensation

15 November, 2023

An independent clinical review into the delivery of audiology care at Townsville University Hospital is now complete.

How health leaders can foster a truly inclusive workplace culture

13 November, 2023 by Lauren Anderson* | Supplied by: Indeed

In an era where diversity and inclusion have rightfully taken centre stage in workplaces around the world, it's alarming to see that many Australian workers still feel the need to hide their true selves at work.

Toolkit to foster patient, public involvement in clinical trials

13 November, 2023

A toolkit, developed by CT:IQ and the ACTA, offers a comprehensive set of resources for fostering active participation of patients and the general public in clinical trials.

Report uncovers health challenges faced by regional populations

10 November, 2023

The Westfund Regional Health Gap Report examined the health-risk distribution, access to care and costs of treatment across eight key locations of its membership.

Ahpra releases new complaints checklist

08 November, 2023

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) has released a new checklist to help registered health practitioners better address complaints from patients and clients.

Northern Queensland PHN appoints Sean Rooney as CEO

08 November, 2023

Former aged care peak body head Sean Rooney has joined the NQPHN as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Flowsell HS8 Automated Dispensing Cabinet

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Flowsell

The Flowsell HS8 Automated Dispensing Cabinet is designed to provide best-practice HS8 controlled drug compliance.

2023 NSW Health Awards honour innovation and community engagement

26 October, 2023

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.

New tool to drive improvements for hospitals, patients

25 October, 2023

The AHSA and Insight Actuaries have launched an integrated patient survey tool designed to give privately insured patients a say in their healthcare journey.

Monash-led project aims to improve workers compensation

25 October, 2023

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.

Acting now on hip fractures will pay off later

10 October, 2023

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.

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