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Doctor convicted, fined $100,000

13 February, 2018

A Melbourne doctor was convicted and fined after being found guilty of continuing to practise medicine while unregistered and under suspension.


A framework for success

13 February, 2018 by Dr Andrew P Howard*

The Digital Hospitals Handbook is the first of its kind in the world. It is designed to provide a solid framework to maximise the chances of success of a digital hospital program.


New free e-learning module on communicating risk

21 December, 2017

The new ACSQHC module will help clinicians develop their skills in communicating risks and benefits with their patients.


Women need to stop sabotaging themselves!

12 December, 2017 by Avril Henry*

Women who want to climb the leadership ladder should follow these golden rules...


Health, aged care workers taking on too much work

30 November, 2017

The situation is likely to worsen as the population ages.


NSQHS Standards: second edition now available

29 November, 2017 by Margaret Banks*

Incorporating feedback on the first edition, the second editon promotes better, safer health care.


Medtech agreement with government an opportunity for reform

24 November, 2017 by Ian Burgess, CEO, Medical Technology Association of Australia

A new agreement should ensure patients save money in insurance costs.


Two hearts, one soul: merging two hospitals into one

21 November, 2017 by Laini Bennett

What happens when you merge two hospitals into one, bringing two passionate teams, two cultures and two different ways of working together?


Updated EMM guide: supports safer medication use in hospitals

16 November, 2017

As many as one in nine doses of medicine administered in hospitals are associated with a clinical error.


Business success with employee training at Glenelg Community Hospital

31 October, 2017 by Andrew Thomson*

On-site training has had a positive impact on this South Australian hospital.


Hysterectomies overly used in Australia

30 October, 2017

A new standard provides clinicians with options for treating women with heavy periods.


Making a statement on mental health

16 October, 2017 by Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

New guide to recognising and responding to deterioration in a person's mental state.


Health clinic fined $127,500 for unlawful advertising

07 October, 2017

The clinic made unsubstantiated claims in its advertising, leading to prosecution.


Australian to lead World Federation of Neurology

28 September, 2017

A passionate and dedicated MS researcher will step into the role.


Violence against medical staff escalating

14 September, 2017

Violence against nurses and midwives is on the rise, according to research carried out by CQUniversity.


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