Patients discharged from hospital, particularly the elderly, are becoming caught in a web of poor communication.
It is increasingly challenging for aged-care workers, many of whom come from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, to support clients with a range of complex behaviours or unmet needs such as those associated with dementia.
Professor Alice Vrielink is using the Australian Synchrotron to unlock the secrets of multidrug-resistant bacteria.
Gunilla Haydon has led Australia's first qualitative study into the experiences of people who have survived a cardiac arrest.
Advances in mobile duress alarms provide security for greater numbers of staff at risk in the healthcare environment.
$205,000 will be shared by eight Australian researchers, underpinning new research projects and supporting future leaders in stroke.
Finally Australia has access to this easy-to-use antidote for alcohol poisoning.
This safe, affordable and easy-to-use sun-sensitive sensor discolours gradually in response to UV light.
The Bureau of Health Information (BHI) has released a report providing detailed information about the experiences of care for women during various stages of their maternity journey in NSW public hospitals
Patients with hip fracture should receive surgery within 48 hours of arriving at hospital and start moving around the day after surgery, if possible, according to a new care standard launched by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
Ongoing education is important for ensuring emergency department nurses play a vital role in the speedy delivery of patient pain relief, according to a new Australian study.
A study published in JAMA shows that a bit of physical exercise within seven days of a bonk to the head can help stop the symptoms of concussion.
What are we to do for people experiencing delirium, who are robbed of their mental awareness and ability to communicate?
The $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund is now one step closer to implementation, with legislation passing Senate after amendments from the LNP.