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#BeBoldForChange this International Women's Day

08 March, 2017

March 8 is International Women's Day. #BeBoldForChange to achieve a better working world for women.

Note to new Minister: Listen to nurses and midwives

25 January, 2017

The country's largest health union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), said new Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt must listen to nurses and midwives if the government has any chance of addressing the many issues impacting the health and aged-care sectors and the delivery of quality care.

150 lives saved and counting

31 August, 2016 by ahhb

Australian women are putting their health last

20 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Federal Health minister Sussan Ley today launched a campaign aimed at Australians to take up sporting activities in the name of their own wellbeing.

A World View on Patient-Centred Care Design

15 September, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Jill Joseph is a leading healthcare planner and designer, having worked across the US, Europe and the Middle East as a consultant for Herman Miller Healthcare. This year she visited Australia to educate architecture and design firms on patient-centred care and evidence-based design for the healthcare industry.

Australians Are Undergoing Unnecessary Surgery

20 August, 2015 by Sharon Smith

For decades, clinicians and researchers have been concerned about patients getting treatments, including operations, that don’t work. As well as failing to treat the original health problem, ineffective care exposes patients to complications and side-effects and waste precious health-care resources.

On Our Agenda: Looking Towards the Future of Healthcare

06 August, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Technology company Polycom conducted a survey of over 1,200 healthcare professionals between October 2014 – April 2015. The respondents were asked about what they believed were the greatest challenges to the future of healthcare. While funding and access to healthcare were clear leaders in current challenges to healthcare, North American respondents indicated that the heavy demand on health service infrastructure was the biggest strain on their own industry. To overcome these healthcare bottlenecks by 2025, technology developments such as mobile, the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data, will play a critical role.

HIV-Positive Teenager in Remission for 12 Years

22 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Some great news has emerged from the 2015 International Aids Society Conference in Canada this week, with a French teenager who was born with HIV having been in remission for 12 years - the longest on record for a person in her age group.

Is Private Health Cover Working in Australia?

06 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Australia’s largest private health insurer Medibank Private has ended its contract with ACT private hospital group Calvary Health Care following months of negotiation.

Wound Management Innovation Cooporative Research Centre Joins Forces with RMIT

23 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre (WMI CRC) has joined forces with  RMIT University to maximise the potential to heal wounds and conduct wound research.

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