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Combating the white coat effect

27 September, 2019 by Gerard Stevens* | Supplied by: Webstercare

Communication and system consistency keep patients safe from crashing.


Less is more: choosing health care wisely

24 September, 2019 by Dr Robyn Lindner*

Clinicians across Australian health services are reducing low-value and unnecessary interventions — such as pathology tests, antibiotics and imaging — as part of the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative.


Revised guidelines up for discussion

19 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

The National Boards for the 16 regulated health professions and the AHPRA are carrying out public consultations asking for people to have their say on revised policy guidance.


Are healthcare providers ready to embrace a digital future?

11 September, 2019 by Dr Richard Favero* | Supplied by: Soprano Design Limited

Mobile technology could be the cure for futureproofing doctor–patient relationships.


Doctor ratings on training

16 August, 2019

A national, profession-wide survey is seeking to provide a snapshot of medical training in Australia, through the eyes of doctors.


Fake nursing director prosecuted by AHPRA

15 July, 2019

A Victorian man who falsely claimed to be a registered nurse has been convicted in court of charges laid by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.


Fake nurse successfully prosecuted

08 July, 2019

A Victorian woman who pretended to be a nurse has been fined $15,000 plus costs.


New aged-care standards

03 July, 2019

The Morrison government has unveiled a major quality and safety aged-care reform package.


Jail and hefty fines for fake practitioners

02 July, 2019

Fake practitioners now face jail time and even bigger fines as new regulations commence.


HLP Controls TX Temp — Enless fridge temperature monitoring

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: HLP Controls Pty Ltd

The TX Temp — Enless temperature sensor from HLP Controls provides data logging to the cloud to ensure vaccine and blood fridges are at the correct temperature.


95% healthcare workers 'soldier on' when sick

24 June, 2019

A Canadian study has found that 95% of healthcare workers keep working after they start experiencing symptoms of infectious diseases, such as influenza.


How to navigate complex ethical dilemmas

17 June, 2019 by Vanessa Pigrum*

When our care system is in crisis, how do hospitals decide how to distribute scarce resources? We address the ethical dilemmas.


The feminine CEO

12 June, 2019 by Laini Bennett

Is it possible to be a feminine CEO and still kick goals? Aged care service provider Benetas CEO Sandra Hills certainly believes so.


A Day in the Life of a CEO

06 June, 2019

Barton Private Hospital CEO Jessy McGowan loves her job. Originally a nurse, she keeps the hospital running smoothly and morale high. She shares her day.


Major update to infection prevention and control guidelines

04 June, 2019

The NHMRC has released the 2019 edition of the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, marking the first update since 2010.


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