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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.


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.


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