Nursing

AMA Urges Health Minister to Introduce a New National Medical Training Plan

23 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The AMA Council of Doctors in Training (AMACDT) is urging Australian Health Ministers to agree to start work on a new national medical training plan when they meet in November.



Off duty

01 August, 2013 by ahhb

Katie Vine is completing her Master of Sports Physiotherapy at La Trobe University while working at Canberra Hospital as an Emergency Department Primary Contact Physiotherapist.She is also an ACT Health Directorate Project Officer with the Health Workforce Australia Expanded Scope of Practice Project, investigating and implementing extended scope of physiotherapy roles. Katie was awarded the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) Award for Professional Excellence five years in a row, between 2008 and 2012. 



National safety and quality health service standards

11 July, 2013 by ahhb

Standard 4 Medication Safety 


AMA Calls to Scrap Cap on Tax Deductions for Professional Development Expenses

10 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has welcomed a move to launch a full Senate inquiry into the Federal Government’s $2000 cap on tax deductions for work-related self-education expenses.


The speed of ultrasound

09 July, 2013 by ahhb

Table 1. The complete list of ASUM CCPU units



Patients & Privacy

02 July, 2013 by ahhb

Look After Your Patient’s Electronic Health Information Effectively or Suffer the Consequences


Taking back control

27 June, 2013 by ahhb


Blood Biomarkers & Beyond

24 June, 2013 by ahhb


International designers in health converge at world congress in Brisbane

19 June, 2013 by ahhb

Professor Ian Frazer Congress patron / AC, FRA, FAA



How do we combat the misuse codeine-based pain relief medicines

13 May, 2013 by ahhb

President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Grant Kardachi, explains the need for all healthcare professionals to be aware of the potential for addiction and growing misuse of codeine-containing products.


National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards: Governance, partnering with consumers and healthcare associated infection

02 May, 2013 by ahhb

As of January 1 this year, all Australian hospitals and day procedure services began accreditation against ten new National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards, writes the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care’s Amy Winter.


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