The $7 Medicare co-payment is no more. Instead, the government has put forward a new package of measures with the aim of making Medicare more sustainable. more
Attrition and working conditions are amongst chief worries in survey. By Dallas Bastian. more
Dr Dennis Gillings was appointed world dementia envoy by UK Prime Minister David Cameron on behalf of the then G8 group of nations in February. more
Most Australians who are looking at aged-care options for their relatives are spending half a year perusing facilities – and suitability is a key checkpoint. more
In the latest installment of Aged Care Insite’s series on the challenges and issues facing gerontological nurses, Dr Sue Lawrence, a lecturer in nursing at the University of Tasmania, discusses the barriers to the development of gerontic nursing as a recognised speciality. more
A leading computational bioinformatics researcher has warned about the risks of online health information forums, saying many users are endangering their health by trusting potentially ill-informed and misleading advice. more
With demand for donor organs greatly outstripping availability, the NHMRC has released new draft guidelines it hopes will make decisions about choice of recipients and allocation easier. more
A New South Wales-based aged-care facility’s focus on assessing the hearing of its residents and helping to improve it has garnered national recognition as an example of innovative best practice. more
Health editor Dallas Bastian spoke to professor Chris Del Mar from the centre for research in evidence-based practice at Bond University about his recent research into the public’s expectations of medical tests and treatments. more
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