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Remote clinical trials: here to stay?

10 January, 2022 by Edwin Ng, Senior Vice-President, Asia-Pacific, for Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company

COVID-19 has highlighted the vital importance of clinical trials for drug and vaccine development, but it has also forced Australia's pharmaceutical and healthcare companies to completely redesign how these trials are run.

HPA Mindray HyBase V8 operating table

02 November, 2021

The Mindray HyBase V8 operating table has just been launched overseas and HPA is the only company in Australia where you can see it locally.

Mater invites Queenslanders with disabilities to help shape health care

14 September, 2021

Mater Research is inviting people with intellectual disabilities and autism as well as their carers to participate in a program aimed at improving the way healthcare services are delivered.

Nursing professionals recognised at virtual awards

04 September, 2021

Caring for You, a nurse owned and operated agency, recognised the exceptional care, warmth and compassion displayed by its staff and nursing community at the Inaugural Caring for You Core Values Awards.

Horse accident patient nominates Nurse Navigator

17 August, 2021

Nine-year-old Belle nominated her healthcare hero, Kate Trenoweth, for helping her through her recovery from a horseriding accident.

Study highlights toll of death on ED nurses

12 August, 2021

More than 200 ED nurses in Australia took part in the study by completing an online survey about their experiences.

Mental health nurses are still not 'all in this together'

20 May, 2021 by Dr Richard Lakeman

The federal Budget fails to recognise the specialist skills of mental health nurses and the mental health needs of the Australian population, Dr Richard Lakeman said.

Boosting nurse numbers saves patients and hospitals, says study

12 May, 2021

An Australian study published in The Lancet reveals that a minimum ratio of one nurse to four patients for day shifts has successfully improved patient care and more.

HESTA Awards finalists revealed

08 April, 2021

The 2021 HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards honour the work of nurses and midwives to protect their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

GPs need better MBS rebate options for COVID-recovery phase

20 October, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Dr Ayman Shenouda says the COVID-19 recovery period may be a challenging time for GPs as they grapple with high patient volumes and a significant spike in chronic health conditions, arising from the virus.

Skin cancer nurse creates stylish sun safety brand

15 October, 2020

Registered Nurse Jillian Intini's skin cancer patients inspired her to create Sunbella. The brand's mission is to help women enjoy the outdoors safely and stylishly.

A Day in the Life of Royal Australian Navy officer, Lieutenant Commander Thomas Miller, a Nurse Educator

10 July, 2020

Lieutenant Commander Thomas Miller's work ensures that nursing staff are trained and supported to become expert military clinicians.

The surprising parallels between the worlds of aviation and health care

23 April, 2020 by Geoff Hay*

The similarities shared by an aircraft's flight deck and an operating theatre or medical unit are multiple.

HESTA reveals 2020 Nursing & Midwifery Awards finalists

07 April, 2020

10 finalists have been recognised for the exceptional leadership and work taking place in the healthcare sector, across three award categories.

Help us to help you, plead nurses and midwives

30 March, 2020

NSWNMA General Secretary Brett Holmes said pressure is building on local health services as more cases of COVID-19 are confirmed across metropolitan and regional parts of NSW.

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