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.
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.
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.
New District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) maps have been launched to identify regions where there are doctor shortages and improve recruitment processes.
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.
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
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 regional general practices are invited to apply for grants to build facilities which will enable them to take on more GP trainees and registrars.
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.
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.
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.
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.