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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.

GPRA Concerned Medicare Changes will Reduce Appeal of a GP Career

14 January, 2015 by Petrina Smith

General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA) has  publicly called for the Medicare rebate implementation to be cancelled for fear it will reduce the appeal of general practice as a career of choice.

Indegenous People's Medical Scholarship Now Available

13 January, 2015 by Petrina Smith

The 2015 AMA Indigenous People's Medical Scholarship, an integral part of the Closing the Gap campaign, is offering successful applicants $10,000 each year for the duration of their course

Medical Leadership and Management

19 December, 2014 by Ryan Mccann

Effective medical leadership is recognised as essential for improving the performance of health services and enhancing the well being of patients and the quality of outcomes. A growing body of literature has also argued that medical leadership plays an integral part in the success and effectiveness of organisational change in the health sector (Ham, 2003).

Rural and Remote Teaching Infrastructure Grants Now Available

08 December, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Rural and regional general practices are invited to apply for grants to build facilities which will enable them to take on more GP trainees and  registrars.

New Learning Modules on Adverse Event Reporting

02 December, 2014 by Petrina Smith

NPS MedicineWise and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) have banded together to produce new online learning modules which aim to improve  the quality and quantity of adverse event reporting.

Three Out Of Four Childhood Cancer Survivors Missing Follow-up Appointments

02 December, 2014 by Sophie Blackshaw

Preliminary research involving a questionnaire of over 270 childhood cancer survivors will be a leading topic when the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia get together for their Annual Scientific Meeting.

Exercise Programs Can Improve Quality of Life of Bone Cancer Patients

02 December, 2014 by Petrina Smith

New research being presented today (2/12) at a leading cancer conference shows that specially-tailored exercise programs can improve quality of life, strength, fitness and muscle mass of patients with bone cancer, contrary to current recommendations.

Medical Students Want More Anatomy Education

01 December, 2014 by Sophie Blackshaw

An article in the ANZ Journal of Surgery published for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons has called for more anatomy education in medical degrees.

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