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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.

Were lockdowns effective?

30 September, 2022

The IPA has released two research papers questioning the effectiveness of lockdowns and highlighting the economic, social and humanitarian cost.

Your dog can smell when you're stressed out

30 September, 2022

It's no secret that many health professionals have experienced extreme stress over the last couple of years, but now it seems your dog can tell.

Regional SA campus delivers new Bachelor of Midwifery

28 September, 2022

Students in South Australia's Eyre Peninsula and northern regions will benefit from greater access to specialist midwifery training from 2023.

New $14 million investment in Australian healthcare

16 September, 2022

Twelve health research projects have received a share of $14 million. This funding has been delivered as part of a new investment in better health care for Australians.

When doctors are burnt out, patients are less safe

16 September, 2022

A large-scale study has revealed that burnout levels are highest in hospital doctors working in emergency medicine and intensive care.

NPS MedicineWise to cease operations after 24 years

15 September, 2022

The NPS MedicineWise Board has made the difficult decision to cease the company's operations at the end of 2022.

New bacteria named after SA CPHO

14 September, 2022

Scientists have been naming new discoveries after famous people — such as the Beyoncé horse fly (Scaptia beyoncea), the Steve Irwin snail (Crikey steveirwini) or the David Bowie huntsman spider (Heteropoda davidbowie).

Five food safety questions to ask

12 September, 2022 by Andrew Thomson, Director, Think ST Solutions

Food safety management requires monitoring and supervision at a senior corporate level.

Five factors to strengthen workplace resilience: research

07 September, 2022

Sleep, fulfilment, bounce, relaxation and focus are the five critical factors needed to strengthen workplace resilience, reveals latest research.

NSW Health launches strategy to target obesity rates

07 September, 2022

With an aim to boost the health of children and adults across the state over the next decade, NSW Health has launched a new healthy eating and active living strategy.

Back pain: active approaches, not medication, more effective

02 September, 2022

The ACSQHC is advocating a shift towards active approaches to support Australians with low back pain, with the release of a new clinical care standard.

PHAA urges investment in sustainable public health workforce

31 August, 2022

The association has welcomed the focus of this week's Job and Skills Summit, but urged investment in and action on the National Preventive Health Strategy.

Collaboration to deliver antiviral face masks, other PPE

26 August, 2022

Tech company Xefco and Deakin University researchers have joined forces to deliver longer-life antiviral face masks and other PPE.

Plenary Health and Western Health team up to support nurses

24 August, 2022

Plenary Health has partnered with Western Health Foundation to increase opportunities for clinical staff through ICU nursing scholarships and important health research programs.

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