Telehealth still failing to connect Medicare with regional GPs as technology elsewhere keeps advancing – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Telehealth still failing to connect Medicare with regional GPs as technology elsewhere keeps advancing ABC Mid West & Wheatbelt By Laura Meachim Updated September 10, 2019 08:02:47 Photo: Rooms like this at the Wheatbelt Health Network can video link with specialists in Perth. (ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt: Laura Meachim) Continue Reading

UNSW skin cancer researcher Levon Khachigian hit with string of retractions – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email UNSW skin cancer researcher Levon Khachigian hit with string of retractions By Elise Worthington and Kyle Taylor, ABC Investigations Updated October 17, 2019 08:15:31 Photo: Professor Levon Khachigian from UNSW has had a series of papers withdrawn or retracted. (Supplied: UNSW) Map: Sydney 2000 Levon Khachigian cuts an imposing Continue Reading

Cricket player had thumb removed after routine surgery went wrong – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Cricket player had thumb removed after routine surgery went wrong Four Corners By Louise Milligan, Lesley Robinson and Meredith Griffiths Updated September 10, 2019 10:20:37 Photo: Routine surgery to fix a fractured thumb had devastating consequences for Britney Thomas. (Supplied) Map: Australia Britney Thomas had a life-long goal: to Continue Reading

Doctor who exposed medicine's 'disgusting open secret' warns it's not over yet – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Doctor who exposed medicine's 'disgusting open secret' warns it's not over yet ABC News Breakfast Updated October 03, 2019 11:46:51 Video: 'I don't think big changes have taken place,' Dr Henry said (ABC News) Audio: Concerns of increasing risk of mental illness, suicide in junior doctors (Breakfast) Related Story: Continue Reading

Alcohol policies hailed as Alice Springs Hospital ED presentations plummet – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Alcohol policies hailed as Alice Springs Hospital ED presentations plummet By Katrina Beavan and Stewart Brash Updated September 09, 2019 18:56:43 Photo: Alice Springs Hospital has seen a decrease in emergency presentations. (ABC News: Katrina Beavan) Related Story: NT break-ins at highest level in more than a decade — Continue Reading

76yo crawls to toilet after hospital discharge – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email 76yo crawls to toilet after hospital discharge Posted October 16, 2019 18:46:06 The family of 76-year-old Dennis Murphy have posted a confronting video of him crawling on his hands and knees to the toilet, after they say he was discharged without proper treatment from Adelaide’s Flinders Medical Centre. Source: Continue Reading

Aged care royal commission hears young people with disabilities are 'hidden' by system – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Aged care royal commission hears young people with disabilities are 'hidden' by system By James Oaten Updated September 10, 2019 00:00:12 Photo: Lisa Corcoran said she would be alone in aged care if it weren’t for her family, like her brother Peter (left). (ABC News: James Oaten) Related Story: Continue Reading

Suicide rates in Australia are concerning, so is there a better way to talk about the problem? – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Suicide rates in Australia are concerning, so is there a better way to talk about the problem? By Simon Royal Posted September 08, 2019 09:53:09 Photo: Dame Quentin is among those pushing for changes in responses to suicide. (Supplied) Related Story: The boy who disappeared: The silence around suicide Continue Reading

Australians looking overseas for transplant surgeries, study finds – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Australians looking overseas for transplant surgeries, study finds By the Specialist Reporting Team’s Alison Branley Updated October 14, 2019 18:04:03 Photo: About 1,400 Australians are on the organ donation waiting list each year. (ABC News) Related Story: 'No money, no kidney': Cash-strapped Indonesians turn to Facebook's illegal kidney market Continue Reading

The only sexual health clinic in Victoria that's free for all is so busy, people are being turned away – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email The only sexual health clinic in Victoria that's free for all is so busy, people are being turned away By James Hancock Updated October 12, 2019 08:34:42 Photo: Demand on the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre has been mounting in the past decade. (ABC News: James Hancock) Related Story: What Continue Reading