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New standards for primary, community health care

12 October, 2021

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has launched the National Safety and Quality Primary and Community Healthcare Standards.

New monograph to guide safe treatment of serious COVID-19 symptoms

07 October, 2021

The SHPA has brought forward the release of streamlined information on the safe administration of baricitinib for people with severe COVID-19 symptoms.

New Chair for the Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership

07 October, 2021

Migration Council Australia (MCA) has appointed Dr Vijay Roach as Chair of the Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership (the Partnership).

Vic hospital fined $60,000 for bullying

06 October, 2021

A private Werribee hospital has been convicted and fined $60,000 after a worker was subjected to 18 months of bullying.

Camfil AirCair Services for Healthcare

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

Camfil Australia's site service team can provide hospitals and healthcare facilities with obligation-free air filtration audits to help them meet relevant industry standards and identify potential operational cost savings.

Con-Serv Hideaway Mounting System

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Con-Serv

Con-Serv's Hideaway Mounting System allows accessible fittings such as grab rails to be installed, removed and re-installed as required.

MTA chillers

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: MTA Australasia Pty Ltd

MTA cooling systems are suitable for application in modern medical facilities, specialising in imaging and oncology technologies.

SA doctor gets 25-year ban from practising

20 September, 2021

A South Australian general practitioner, Dr Brian Geoffrey Holder, has received a 25-year ban by the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

SHPA joins calls for mandatory vaccination of hospital workers

17 September, 2021

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has joined calls for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies for all hospital workers.

Frontline workers: PPE scarcity and virus exposure impact willingness to work

15 September, 2021

A survey of 600 frontline healthcare staff has found that scarcity of PPE and exposure to the COVID-19 virus were impacting willingness to work.

Tech and the future of ICUs

08 September, 2021

Cordless sensors, artificial intelligence and cutting-edge technology are the future of hospital intensive care units.

New NPS MedicineWise CEO announced

06 September, 2021

NPS MedicineWise has appointed Katherine Burchfield as Chief Executive Officer, starting 18 October 2021.

PPE: coaching app to protect workers from breaches

03 September, 2021

A new app coaches healthcare workers through safe fitting and removal of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Audit says Vic doesn't have an effective statewide incident management system

03 September, 2021

Victoria has made some progress in improving its clinical governance, but still doesn't have a fully functioning statewide incident management system.

New CEO for National Asthma Council

02 September, 2021

The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) has appointed Bill Petch as the new CEO. 

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