Are you a Health Professional? Jump over to the doctors only platform. Click Here
Archive

Non-beneficial hospital treatments cost millions

Non-beneficial treatment of patients who are at the end of their life costs Australia approximately $153.1 million a year, a […]

Costs of maternal health

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has for the first time identified and quantified the factors pushing up […]

Prior hospitalisations for self-harm a leading indicator of suicide

Prior hospital admissions for self-harm is an indicator for subsequent self-harm attempts and suicide, with the riskiest time period within […]

Influenza linked to deadly brain disease

University of Sydney researchers have established a link between influenza and devastating brain diseases in children. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, […]

Better care for diabetes patients

Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system with around 1.7 million […]

Use of palliative care medicine services increasing with expenditure up by 80%

Over the past 5 years, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments for all palliative medicine specialist services increased by almost 80%. […]