Facing up to our challenges

Aged Care / Finance

Our health system is facing threats on multiple fronts, threats that will severely test our nation’s ability to cope with our ill and pay for their treatments and medicines. Decisions we take today – and these will be difficult decisions – will determine how and whether our nation can meet these challenges.

Medical degrees could hit $250,000, AMA warns

Workforce

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has stated that predictions of $100,000 degrees being speculated upon following proposed changes to the education system are far below what is to be expected in the medical sector.

Nurses forum to focus on the future

Workforce

The National Nurses Forum, to be held in Adelaide from Sunday November 2 to Tuesday November 4, will focus on ensuring the profession is ready for an increasingly challenging and complex environment.

Cure progress for Hep C

Research

Australian drug developer Biotron announced this month that that all patients who completed a phase II clinical trial of its Hepatitis C antiviral drug, BIT225, had undetectable levels of Hepatitis C when tested 12 weeks after ceasing treatment.

Insufficient milk myth de-bunked

There is no ‘average’ pattern or set of rules when it comes to breastfeeding according to a recent study published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine.

Facing up to our challenges

Aged Care / Finance

Our health system is facing threats on multiple fronts, threats that will severely test our nation’s ability to cope with our ill and pay for their treatments and medicines. Decisions ... read more

Cure progress for Hep C

Research

Australian drug developer Biotron announced this month that that all patients who completed a phase II clinical trial of its Hepatitis C antiviral drug, BIT225, had undetectable levels of Hepatitis ... read more

Upcoming Events

  • 02
    Nov
    The National Nursing Forum 2014 details
  • 09
    Nov
    The Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Conference details
  • 16
    Nov
    2014 Australian Health and Medical Research Congress details
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