The AMA’s latest snapshot of the performance of Australia’s public hospitals points to an imminent crisis as the effects of federal funding cuts make it harder for hospitals to meet ... read more
Lifeline, the Australian crisis contact centre recorded its largest ever number of calls during the last year.
RESEARCHERS at the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) have discovered a technique to accelerate the healing of wounds.
Uninsured adults are more likely to have experienced toothache (20 per cent) than insured adults (12 per cent), according to a new report released today by the Australian Institute of ... read more
A NEW handheld device and app will help clinicians diagnose lipoedema – a condition characterised by swollen limbs – earlier and better monitor the success of treatment options.
INFRARED movement detectors are helping carers monitor the movement of aged and disabled residents, saving care facilities millions of dollars in labour costs in an industry first.
With one-third of Australian pensioners living below the poverty line, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says the government is absconding its moral obligation to our most vulnerable elderly by cutting ... read more
Both the number of cases and the rates of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) – or 'golden staph' – have fallen in Australian public hospitals, according to a report by the ... read more