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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.

Healthcare Jobs on Offer in New Zealand

27 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

New Zealand is calling on Australian health professionals to relocate and help fill healthcare jobs.

University of WA Sees More Rural Medical Graduates Take Professional Oath

27 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

For the third consecutive year more rural medical graduates than ever before took their professional oath at The University of Western Australia.

Scholarships for Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management

19 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Registered nurses and physiotherapists wanting to study the Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management are invited to apply for a fee-paying scholarship before December 12.

$1.5 Million Each For Three Scientists' Research Fellowships

12 November, 2014 by Sophie Blackshaw

Three young scientists who are likely to have a big impact on future medical research have been awarded Australia's most prestigious mid-career medical research fellowships.

ACN Launches New Nursing Leadership Strategy

03 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has revealed its new national organisation advancing nursing leadership strategy.

ACCC Proposes Re-authorisation of Streamlined Medical School Admission

29 October, 2014 by Sophie Blackshaw

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft determination proposing to re-authorise policies which govern the selection and interviewing of applicants to study medicine at Australian graduate-entry medical schools.

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