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AMA develops online fatigue-assessment tool

21 February, 2017

Fatigue and its implications are a profession-wide concern that can put at risk the health and safety of both patients and doctors.


Government announces improvements to Australian GP training

31 January, 2017

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.


Why don't we know how many people die in our hospitals?

27 January, 2017 by Philip Clarke, University of Melbourne and Peter Sivey, RMIT University

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.


Elective surgery waiting times stable nationally

11 January, 2017

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 million in grants to support Australian health and medical research projects

30 December, 2016

$483 will be shared by more than 1900 Australian researchers across four National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding schemes.


Louis Pasteur broth, 1888, preserved by Ainsworth donation

07 December, 2016

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.


Medical research funding — is it time for a paradigm shift?

07 December, 2016 by Andrew Whitehouse, Winthrop Professor, Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia

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.


Welcome to the Australian Hospital + Healthcare Bulletin weekly eNewsletter

07 December, 2016

The newsletter will keep hospital and healthcare purchasing influencers up to date with the latest news, technology, applications and new product information.


Politics and change - medicos must engage

07 September, 2016 by ahhb


Ethics and evaluating infection control

26 October, 2015 by ahhb


Australia and New Zealand Joint Therapeutic Products Regulator Canned

20 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Plans to establish a joint therapeutic products regulator between Australia and New Zealand have ceased.


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