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ED clinicians to take part in My Health Record pilot

The Australian Digital Health Agency has announced an emergency department My Health Record pilot to develop a model that optimises clinician access to patients' health information, such as medicines, diagnostic test results and GP consultations, that may not otherwise be available ...

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Hospital infection, superbug audit on its way

Australian researchers are gearing up to conduct a healthcare associated infection (HAI) point prevalence survey of Australian hospitals. They say it will be the first the country has seen in 30 years. Project lead Dr Philip Russo, from Deakin University’s ...

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Stroke: a top ten cause of death for children

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has published the first ever study into the outcomes for children following an arterial ischaemic stroke, more commonly known as a stroke caused by a blood clot. Despite being more commonly associated with older people ...

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ED nurse cautions against skipping vital check

A Queensland RN has urged fellow nurses to not let respiratory rate checks fall by the wayside. CQUniversity doctoral researcher Tracy Flenady said that while abnormal respiratory rates are accurate, early indicators of clinical decline, previous studies indicate that this ...

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#BringThemHere – we will help

An Australian not-for-profit health and aged care organisation has reaffirmed its willingness to provide medical support and healthcare to asylum seekers currently held in offshore detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru. St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA) has lent its ...

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