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Vic nurse bashed daughter with rolling pin

A nurse who beat his daughter with a rolling pin for 20 minutes after a boy was allowed into their Victorian home is suspended from medical practice for a month. The man, who cannot be named, had his nurses' registration ...

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Saliva tests reveal level of meth use in ED

There’s a good chance that nurses at the Royal Melbourne Hospital who encountered a threatening patient in the emergency department were dealing with someone who had taken methamphetamine. Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health tested saliva from patients ...

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Researchers issue cancer overdiagnosis warning

Australian researchers have renewed concerns that people are increasingly being diagnosed with cancers that will do them no harm if left undetected or untreated, following new research into five cancer types. Lead author Professor Paul Glasziou, from Bond University, looked at data ...

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