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Diagnose Your Cough with an App

22 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Cough into this phone please: The University of Queensland has developed a mobile application that allows for the diagnosis of respiratory conditions such as pneumonia and asthma based on an algorithm that uses the sound of the patient’s cough for recognition.


Sleep Awareness Week Seeks Survey Participants

06 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

More than two million Australian adults - over 10% of the population - suffer from a sleep disorder, clinical insomnia or sleep apnea. Sleep disorders cost the Australian economy more than $5.1 billion per year. The reduction in life quality caused by sleep disorders has a further cost equivalent of $31.4 billion a year.


The Evolving Health Workplace

01 July, 2015 by ahhb



New Regions to Deliver the Australian General Practice Training Program

09 April, 2015 by Petrina Smith

General Practice Registras Australia (GPRA) supports the plan to establish a new profession-led General Practice Training Advisory Committee to provide advice to the government on GP training policy and delivery. The advisory committee will include representatives from GPRA, RACGP, ACRRM, GPSA as well as an independent Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander GP.


Survey to Improve Nutritional Advice for Patients

30 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

How much confidence GPs have in providing nutritional advice to patients is the subject of research by Griffith University’s Dr Lauren Ball.



International Universities Combine to form PharmAlliance

16 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

Three international universities, including Melbourne's Monash University are combining resources to create the PharmAlliance partnership.


Young Doctors Encouraged to Go Rural

12 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

 A new national Go Rural  campaign targeting young doctors will be launched this week, promoting the benefits of rural practice.


Early Exposure to Palliative Care Benefits Medical Students

11 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

A survey of medical students has found that those who were exposed to training in palliative care early in their studies benefited greatly from the experience.


Resources Launched for Blood Pressure Measurement and Management

10 March, 2015 by Petrina Smith

NPS MedicineWise  has launched its latest program—Blood pressure: what’s changing in how we measure, manage and monitor—which provides  health professionals with resources in blood pressure assessment and management.


Using Team Building to Create Cheer for Children with Cancer

10 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

 Team building activities are a good way to inspire staff, but for Horizon Foundation, it's a way to give some cheer to children with cancer.



Maps Available to Identify Doctor Shortages

03 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

New District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) maps have been launched to identify regions where there are doctor shortages and  improve recruitment processes.



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