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Beware of novelty contact lenses this Halloween

28 October, 2019

Experts from Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are warning Halloween party-goers and trick-or-treaters of the risks of novelty contact lenses.

RACGP CEO resigns

21 October, 2019

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) CEO Zena Burgess has resigned after 11 years in the role.

Tokyo tops 100 best hospital cities list

18 October, 2019

Which three Australian cities ranked in the top 20 best hospital cities in the world?

Aged-care sector needs fund injection before Royal Commission ends

18 October, 2019

Following an alarming report, LASA has called on the government to relieve the financial stress affecting the sector while the Royal Commission goes about its critical work.

New guide designed to better protect patients' privacy

17 October, 2019

Patients' health information could be better protected with the help of a newly issued privacy guide from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

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.

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