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Online Toolkit for Chronic Pain Sufferers Being Launched

08 October, 2014 by Petrina Smith

An online toolkit for people with chronic pain and spinal cord injury will be launched on 13 October at Connections 2014’ hosted by the Spinal Cord Injury Network.

AMA Praises New Resource For Treating Dementia

08 October, 2014 by Petrina Smith

AMA (NSW) says Alzheimer’s Australia is bringing attention to an important issue in aged care with its new resource for treating dementia.

New Postgraduate Programs in Maternity Care at Griffith University

24 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Griffith University will launch a new suite of postgraduate programs aimed at reflecting the changing face of maternity care.

ANMF Rejects Proposal to Increase Nursing Degree Cost

03 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Abbott Government’s proposed deregulation of university fees could see nursing degrees costing up to up to $100,000, a proposal the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is rejecting.

National Statement on Health Literacy Released

26 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Almost 60 per cent of Australians have a low level of individual health literacy. This is important to the safety, quality and effectiveness of health care, according to the National Statement on Health Literacy (national statement) released  by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission).

New Training Centre Opens in Melbourne

21 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A new Australian Government-funded training centre in Melbourne will provide places for 160 students in medicine and other health professions in a purpose-built multidisciplinary professional education centre at Epworth Rehabilitation.

GPs Encouraged to Address Psychosocial Needs of those Living with Diabetes

22 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Australians living with diabetes are not getting the mental and emotional health support they need from the health care practitioners and are struggling in silence, according to a Diabetes NSW member survey.

Rural Placements can Improve Student's Attitudes to Country Practice

21 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Short-term medical rural placements can transform metropolitan medical student attitudes towards medical careers in the bush, a University of Melbourne study has found.

Unique Anatomical Kit Contains Parts Produced by 3D Printing

14 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The creators of a unique kit containing anatomical body parts produced by 3D printing say it will revolutionise medical education and training, especially in countries where cadaver use is problematical.

First Stage of GP Training Program Delivered Online for First Time

09 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

From 26 May – 15 June, 2245 junior doctors who applied for entry into the Australian General Practice Training program (AGPT) undertook the first stage of their selection process online for the first time.

New NPS MedicineWise Case Study Available on Asthma in Children

20 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A new NPS MedicineWise online case study focusing on management of asthma in children is now available for GPs, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals.

Online Case Studies Help Professionals Understand New Oral Anticoagulants

18 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

With the availability of newer oral anticoagulants, the latest online case study from NPS MedicineWise helps health professionals navigate this changing area and understand the range of treatment options for managing stroke prevention in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

Changes to Commonwealth Privacy Legislation Effective From Today

12 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia have developed jointly a suite of resources to help pharmacists meet changes to Commonwealth Privacy legislation which are effective from today, 12 March

Charles Sturt University Delivers First Vaccination Training to Pharmacists

04 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Charles Sturt University (CSU) has delivered the first vaccination training to pharmacists under a revised program created with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, NSW Branch.

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