In the media
Government faces legal action over anti-malarial
Australian soldiers are seeking compensation from the federal government, saying they suffered significant injury after being directed to take antimalarial drugs, known to cause neuropsychiatric side effects (07 June 2019). More...
Nine out of 10 general practices signed up to My Health
General practices are leading the charge in signing up to My Health Record, according to new data released by the Australian Digital Health Agency. General practitioners are also viewing and using My Health Record more often (05 June 2019). More...
Embed earlier care, hospital pharmacists tell Aged Care
High quality, embedded clinical pharmacy services for aged care residents and the codifying of pharmacist-led medication management services in national standards are urgently needed to reduce alarmingly high rates of medication-related problems experienced by older Australians, the SHPA has recommended (05 June 2019). More...
Will there be a GP-style rebate for other
The historical divide between specialist and GP rebate structures could soon be at an end, with the MBS Review taskforce recommending time-tiered item numbers for specialists (03 June 2019). More...
ARPANSA: Misinformation about Australia's 5G
Contrary to some claims, there are no established health effects from the radio waves that the 5G network uses. This network currently runs on radio waves similar to those used in the current 4G network, and in the future will use radio waves with higher frequencies. It is important to note that higher frequencies does not mean higher or more intense exposure (03 June 2019). More...
Morrison Government awards $5 million for Eating
The Liberal National Government is providing $5 million for ground-breaking research into the early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders (03 June 2019). More...
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