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Jail and hefty fines for fake practitioners

02 July, 2019

Fake practitioners now face jail time and even bigger fines as new regulations commence.


HLP Controls TX Temp — Enless fridge temperature monitoring

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: HLP Controls Pty Ltd

The TX Temp — Enless temperature sensor from HLP Controls provides data logging to the cloud to ensure vaccine and blood fridges are at the correct temperature.


95% healthcare workers 'soldier on' when sick

24 June, 2019

A Canadian study has found that 95% of healthcare workers keep working after they start experiencing symptoms of infectious diseases, such as influenza.


How to navigate complex ethical dilemmas

17 June, 2019 by Vanessa Pigrum*

When our care system is in crisis, how do hospitals decide how to distribute scarce resources? We address the ethical dilemmas.


The feminine CEO

12 June, 2019 by Laini Bennett

Is it possible to be a feminine CEO and still kick goals? Aged care service provider Benetas CEO Sandra Hills certainly believes so.


A Day in the Life of a CEO

06 June, 2019

Barton Private Hospital CEO Jessy McGowan loves her job. Originally a nurse, she keeps the hospital running smoothly and morale high. She shares her day.


Major update to infection prevention and control guidelines

04 June, 2019

The NHMRC has released the 2019 edition of the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, marking the first update since 2010.


Imposter syndrome and tips for managing it

20 May, 2019 by Dr Jocelyn Lowinger*

A growing problem in health care is that many highly competent health professionals, even in senior roles, struggle unnecessarily with feeling incompetent.


Political savvy in times of crisis

20 May, 2019

If a crisis struck your organisation, what would you do? Competent leaders can be undone in a crisis, affecting both their business and personal reputation.


Physiotherapist fined $120K

02 May, 2019

In a landmark decision, a man was fined $120K for deliberately misleading elderly patients by presenting unqualified people as health practitioners.


Not your standard CEO

01 May, 2019 by Laini Bennett

Running the Purple House dialysis centres in remote Central Australia is not easy, but Sarah Brown is not your standard CEO. She shares her leadership journey.


Health care just a phone call away

29 April, 2019 by Emilie Mortensen*

Health contact centres provide advice to the Australian public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A new Australian standard helps ensure consistency and safety.


Bupa Aged Care in court for misleading conduct

17 April, 2019

Bupa is alleged to have charged fees for extra services that it did not provide, or only partially provided, in 21 aged-care homes across Australia.


Life is too short to not love what you do

16 April, 2019 by Laini Bennett

It was the people who believed in HISA CEO Dr Louise Schaper who gave her the confidence to believe in herself.


Gayed report: implications for hospitals

09 April, 2019 by Dr David Carter*

For years, gynecologist and obstetrician Dr Emil Gayed, and the health system, failed his patients. We review the case and its implications for hospitals.


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