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New $400 million investment in SA Health

01 November, 2022

The Australian Government will partner with the South Australian Government to deliver $400 million to upgrade Flinders Medical Centre.

Alcon appoints new Cluster Franchise Head, Surgical

31 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Alcon Laboratories

Eye care business Alcon ANZ has announced the appointment of Penny Stewart, from Abbott Medical ANZ, to lead Alcon's Surgical Franchise.

SMS Healthcare acquires Sydney Eye Clinic

31 October, 2022

Private health care provider SMS Healthcare has expanded its eye surgery services with new ophthalmology acquisitions.

2022 HESTA Excellence Awards — finalists announced

31 October, 2022

Twenty-four organisations and teams from the disability, allied health, aged care and community services sectors have been announced as finalists.

Evolt 360 strengthens health data security

26 October, 2022

In the wake of recent high-profile cyber attacks, health monitoring technology company Evolt 360 has undertaken extensive auditing and certification.

Federal Budget 2022–23 health highlights

26 October, 2022

The Albanese government has delivered its first budget, with $104.1bn overall spending on health and $30.6bn on aged care.

$45 million investment in children's cancer research

26 October, 2022

The Children's Cancer Foundation has announced a significant milestone in its vision to increase survival rates and quality of life for children with cancer.

Aeromedical retrieval education aids clinical practice

24 October, 2022

Senior doctors and nurses recently engaged in a residential workshop in aeromedical retrieval to enhance their clinical practice.

SHPA announces PharmCare Conference 2023

21 October, 2022

SHPA announces a new conference for accredited, embedded and general practice pharmacists leading patient-centred care. 2–4 March 2023, in Hobart, Tasmania.

Medicare fraud allegations slammed

19 October, 2022

The AMA and RACGP suggest claims in the media of widespread Medicare rorting are not based on evidence.

Plan to support digital capability in health workforce

18 October, 2022

The Capability Action Plan (CAP) is designed to support Australia's health workforce to continue to develop the skills required to deliver the best care.

Conversational AI employed to teach clinicians empathy

13 October, 2022

Conversational AI is being used to build virtual patients that will teach medical students how to be empathetic, as part of a University of Auckland research project.

Doctors seek new GP funding system

11 October, 2022

Dr Robert Marr has suggested that Medicare funding of general practice has to abandon the fee-for-service model in order to be viable in the future.

WHO launches strategy for rapid response to health crises

11 October, 2022

More than 500 participants from the Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Network across WHO's six regions came together for the recent 5th EMT Global Meeting.

ASMOF calls for better working conditions

05 October, 2022

ASMOF ACT has appealed for action to be taken to address staff shortages in order to reduce risks to staff wellbeing and patient care at Canberra Hospital.

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