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Pressure injury prevention sore spot for students

Nursing students aren’t aware of some strategies to prevent pressure injuries but feel it falls on them to help out, a survey has found. Researchers from the University of New England (UNE) quizzed undergraduate nursing students across seven Australian universities ...

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Researchers find link between gut and diabetes

University of Queensland researchers have found that the key to preventing Type 1 diabetes could be found in a person's gut. In the study, lead researcher Dr Emma Hamilton-Williams investigated differences in gut microbiota, and specifically compared those susceptible to Type ...

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Rural generalism career option of the future

Medical students interested in remote health care are celebrating, following news that a new Rural Generalist Pathway will be added as a study and career option. The announcement was made by national rural health commissioner Professor Paul Worley earlier this ...

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AHHA weighs in on Closing the Gap

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has responded to the 10-year-review of the Closing the Gap Strategy, and says all governments need to present a united front to improve Indigenous health. Chief executive Alison Verhoeven said that just last ...

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