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Hospital patient dies after police arrest

A patient at a Sydney hospital has died after being handcuffed and put on a stretcher by police following concerns about his behaviour. The officers were called to Prince of Wales Hospital at Randwick at about 6.30pm on Monday and ...

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Can working in aged care produce better nurses?

Research by academics at Western Sydney University has found that nursing undergrads who work in aged care while completing their studies are learning valuable skills and enter the profession ahead of their graduate peers. The research surveyed new graduate nurses ...

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Libya: Medical care amongst inhumanity

It was completely heartbreaking to see people caged up in the detention centres, standing behind bars. Their eyes held nothing. Yet when I spoke to them, every single person had a story. There were child soldiers escaping a horrific life ...

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We could be Hearoes with new app

In an Australian first, a new app has been developed to help people adjust to life with a cochlear implant. The game-based Hearoes app is a collaboration between audiologists at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and Brisbane-based app creator ...

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Are pill organisers doing more harm than good?

The humble pill organiser could be doing more harm than good, according to researchers. Researchers from the University of East Anglia have developed a guidance system to help prescribers and pharmacists decide which patients should use a pill organiser. The study ...

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