Fatigue and its implications are a profession-wide concern that can put at risk the health and safety of both patients and doctors.
The Coalition Government has announced another component of its health workforce reform agenda, handing the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program selection to the two General Practice Colleges.
About this time last year, Australia’s National Health Performance Authority (NHPA) decided not to release data on death rates across Australia's hospitals. This is the type of scandal we should be concerned about, rather than spending too much time on the travel expenses of our pollies.
A new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows how elective surgery waiting times have been performing in recent years.
$483 will be shared by more than 1900 Australian researchers across four National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding schemes.
The University of Sydney's historic collection of medical pathology specimens — used to teach medical students about crucial aspects of human diseases for generations — will be preserved in perpetuity thanks to a $2 million donation from businessman Len Ainsworth.
Few would quibble with the idea that medical research is among the best investments our community can make. From whatever dominant viewpoint through which you consider the world ... medical research has the ability to not only meet objectives, but produce untold human dividends for decades to come.
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Plans to establish a joint therapeutic products regulator between Australia and New Zealand have ceased.