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Long-time ADHA board member named Chair

29 September, 2023

The Australian Digital Health Agency has appointed Lyn McGrath as the Agency's new board Chair in place of outgoing chair Dr Elizabeth Deveny.

Fake nurse jailed in Ahpra prosecution

27 September, 2023

A South Australian woman, named Alison Jane Mibus, has been sent to jail for pretending to be a registered health practitioner.

Calls for higher tobacco retailer licence fees nationwide

26 September, 2023

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.

Report calls for urgent overhaul of disability support work

22 September, 2023

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.

NRL teams up with federal government to encourage free bowel screening

19 September, 2023

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.

How to close the gender pay gap in health care

18 September, 2023 by Kris Grant*

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.

2023 Churchill Fellowship award recipients named

18 September, 2023

Recipients of the 2023 Church Fellowship have been announced, including 15 recipients of the award for health-related topics.

Nicola Roxon appointed AIHW Chair

11 September, 2023

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.

What do hospitals and construction sites have in common?

22 August, 2023

Research into levels of sound in the emergency department at a major metropolitan public hospital over a 24-hour period has shown concerning findings.

New international guidelines for cystic fibrosis

16 August, 2023

The ECFS has developed recommendations and instructions for healthcare professionals carrying out exercise tests on individuals with cystic fibrosis.

$39m funding to improve HIV treatment

31 July, 2023

A funding boost from the federal government will allow people without Medicare to access government-funded HIV treatment.

SA Scientist of the Year appointed as SAHMRI Executive Director

10 July, 2023

SAHMRI has appointed Professor Maria Makrides as its next Executive Director.

Legal perspective: How to eliminate stress and minimise burnout

10 July, 2023 by Jonathan Mamaril*

Hospitals are on the brink of a mass exodus of senior nurses suffering trauma and burnout from overwhelming workloads according to multiple reports.

NSW trials strategies to improve health staff wellbeing

05 July, 2023

A consortium surveyed 1300 workers over an 18-month period to better understand whether SMART work design strategies could improve employee wellbeing.

Tennant cleaning equipment

01 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Tennant Australia Pty Ltd

Tennant offers a full range of machines for every cleaning need, including equipment specifically designed to have low noise and odour levels for reduced patient disruption.

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