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Psychedelic-assisted therapy training for prescribers, assistants

21 February, 2023

In response to Australia's approval of MDMA and psilocybin use in therapy, Canadian training provider ATMA will offer training to Australia's psychiatrists.

Patient safety and the role of technology

20 February, 2023 by Janet Seaton, Clinical Product Manager, InterSystems

We hear a lot about the under-reporting of medication errors in hospitals but far less about the impact of erroneous reporting systems on staff morale.

WHO releases case definition for 'long-COVID' in children

17 February, 2023

A new, specific definition for 'long COVID' or post COVID-19 condition in children and adolescents has been released by the World Health Organization.

Four recommendations from Strengthening Medicare Taskforce

03 February, 2023

The federal government has released the Strengthening Medicare Taskforce report that outlines recommendations for reforms to strengthen Medicare and rebuild general practice.

Healthdirect Australia appoints new directors

30 January, 2023

Healthdirect Australia has appointed three new directors — Dr Stephen Duckett, Professor Christine Kilpatrick and Richard Taggart — from 1 January 2023.

Medicare taskforce report to be out soon; GPs express concerns

25 January, 2023

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has cautioned Medicare reforms must focus on GP stewardship of care.

NAC appoints Debbie Rigby as new Clinical Executive Lead

24 January, 2023

The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) has welcomed advanced practice pharmacist Debbie Rigby to the newly created role of Clinical Executive Lead.

Grant awarded to type 1 diabetes kids camp

24 January, 2023

A kids camp aimed at connecting and supporting children with type 1 diabetes has been awarded a Lotterywest grant, co-funded by the NDSS.

2023 staff crisis for Australia's EDs

12 January, 2023

Emergency departments across the country will suffer staff shortages throughout 2023 as large numbers of medical positions remain unfilled.

Camfil NATA-Accredited Cleanroom Certification

01 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Limited

Camfil Australia is a NATA accredited organisation that complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for the supply of services in the mechanical testing field.

Surgeons call for national gun register

23 December, 2022

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has voiced its support for a national gun register in the wake of the Queensland tragedy.

COVID-19 vaccination saved the nation $181 billion: study

20 December, 2022

A new peer-reviewed research paper has examined the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns on the Australian economy.

SIRA's new power to manage health service providers

20 December, 2022

The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) has been given new powers to better manage health service providers in the workers compensation and CTP schemes.

$5 million funding boost for cancer research

16 December, 2022

The Minister for Health and Aged Care announced $5.15 million in research funding through Cancer Australia's Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

Racism, discrimination pose public health threat: report

12 December, 2022

Racism, xenophobia and discrimination are fundamental influences on health globally, but have been overlooked.

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