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Work health and safety during a pandemic: the issue of vaccination for businesses

18 May, 2020 by Patrick Walsh, Director, DW Fox Tucker Lawyers

What role, if any, do businesses have to play if a vaccine is created for SARS-CoV-2?

Healthcare managers needed to lead in complex times

14 May, 2020 by Professor Joanne Travaglia*, UTS Professor of Health Services Management

The immediate COVID-19 crisis will pass — but the need for management expertise will not pass with it.

Degree arms health managers for complex situations

08 May, 2020

UTS has launched an online degree to provide healthcare managers with the skills needed to make lead organisations and healthcare teams in complex environments.

Med students can gain invaluable experience during the pandemic

01 May, 2020

Flinders University is finding ways to provide clinical placements for its medical students, preparing them for careers in the Australian health system.

COVID-19 antibody library announced

01 May, 2020

Global peptide, protein and antibody producer ProteoGenix has announced a Human Immune COVID-19 library for the fast discovery of potent antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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