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Australia Top for Primary Care

Prompted by the rapid growth of acute unscheduled care around the world, a survey sponsored by Philips, health technology global leader, looked at the use of emergency departments across seven countries to determine the demands on acute care providers as … Read more…

How likely are robots to replace GPs?

The study found that respondents in countries with restricted access to health care were much more likely to be willing to interact with a device or robot. Overall 54% of respondents said they would be willing to talk to an … Read more…

Why You Should Be Working as a Practice Nurse

Working as a practice nurse Practice nurses are considered an integral part of an efficient clinic and can assist with providing faster care to patients. Practice nurses are often involved with counselling patients on lifestyle issues or managing chronic diseases … Read more…

Doctors Caught up in Anti-Vaccine Movement

Infants, children, adults and special risk groups are eligible to achieve some vaccines free of charge under the National Immunisation Program. In the majority of cases, vaccinations are provided via GPs or community health clinics. Australia has a childhood vaccination … Read more…

Doctors with Disabilities

Around one in five Americans and one in five Australians have a disability. Doctors with disabilities say they are better able to empathise with and connect with patients. Patients with disability say seeing a doctor who has been through a … Read more…

Melbourne – the World’s Most Liveable City

Through assessing locations around the world based on living conditions, the Economist Intelligent Unit – a research and analysis division of The Economist Group – rates 140 cities worldwide and provides a global liveability ranking each year for the past … Read more…

Hospitals Health Check

The survey was specific to the experience of trainee doctors and an estimated 20% of the overall number of doctors in training were involved. All responses from the 1107 participants were anonymous. Questions were focused on overtime and rostering, access … Read more…

Doctor Doctor, the TV Show

The synopsis The main character of ‘Doctor Doctor’ is Hugh Knight, a gifted but hedonistic Sydney-based heart surgeon. After an incident involving drugs and alcohol, he is referred to the medical tribunal, loses his surgical licence and is sent to … Read more…

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