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Medical Professionals dominates the 10 highest paying professions in Australia

Surgeons have the highest taxable income among professions in Australia. Anesthesist and other medical professionals are in the top 10. See the original Business Insider article here :  

30th April , 2018|Comments Off on Medical Professionals dominates the 10 highest paying professions in Australia

Millennial doctors care about culture but not social media when looking for a job, according to CompHealth survey

CompHealth's survey found that nearly all millennial physicians (93 percent) own and use a smartphone. However, physicians rarely use social media tools when looking for work, with only one percent finding employment through social media [...]

17th April , 2018|Comments Off on Millennial doctors care about culture but not social media when looking for a job, according to CompHealth survey

ACRRM, RACGP Agreement Promises Better Training for Rural Doctors

After two decades of being defined by their differences over rural health, Australia’s two GP colleges - Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - [...]

28th February , 2018|Comments Off on ACRRM, RACGP Agreement Promises Better Training for Rural Doctors

NSW Nursing and Midwives Shortage Imminent

Reported by ABC Online, a recent model shows an alarming, possibly catastrophic, shortage of nurses in New South Wales. The model predicts by the year 2030, a shortage of 8,000 nurses could be seen. With [...]

2nd February , 2018|Comments Off on NSW Nursing and Midwives Shortage Imminent

Medical Cannabis Expected to Boost Healthcare Jobs

As published in The Sydney Morning Herald, Elaine Darby has become the managing director of AusCann, a medical cannabis company. Skeptical at first, Darby was introduced to the medical cannabis field by her father, a [...]

1st February , 2018|Comments Off on Medical Cannabis Expected to Boost Healthcare Jobs

Medical Incidents in Australia’s Government Health Services Signals Issues

As reported by Adelaide Now, ABC Online and other news outlets, a Productivity Commission’s report on government health services was released with data for 2015-2016. It shone light on three surgical patients left with items inside [...]

31st January , 2018|Comments Off on Medical Incidents in Australia’s Government Health Services Signals Issues

Research Shows that Processed Foods Carry Allergens

Notable news media namely: SMH, Brisbane Times, The Age among others have published a study conducted by researchers at Murdock Children's Research Institute which reveal the links between allergic reactions and packaged foods. The study [...]

30th January , 2018|Comments Off on Research Shows that Processed Foods Carry Allergens

Protest against Abandonment of Pre-approval of Ads for Complementary Medicines

As published in several news outlets viz: Brisbane Times, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and others, the Choice and Consumer Health Forum have raised an alarm over a proposed bill, which if established, would allow [...]

29th January , 2018|Comments Off on Protest against Abandonment of Pre-approval of Ads for Complementary Medicines

NSW government to fund Vaccination to combat flu

A recent article published by a number of news sites, including Canberra Times and SMH, highlights the NSW government's readiness to invest $3.5 million for free flu vaccination in 2018. This is coming to forestall [...]

25th January , 2018|Comments Off on NSW government to fund Vaccination to combat flu

Urban-trained Doctor plans to Practice in rural Australia

A report in the Western Magazine features Dr. Joseph Murphy who intends to practice in a rural community on completing a 12-month advance training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Having had his childhood years near village [...]

23rd January , 2018|Comments Off on Urban-trained Doctor plans to Practice in rural Australia

Holograms Meet Medicine – Australian Aged Care Provider Leads The Way

As reported in the Australian Ageing Agenda's Community Care Review, Silver Chain, an Australian aged care and community health organisation is set use mixed reality technology to bring remote health consultations to clients. It's the [...]

22nd January , 2018|Comments Off on Holograms Meet Medicine – Australian Aged Care Provider Leads The Way

AMA Proposes a Rural Workforce Initiative to Attract More Doctors

On 9 January, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) released a position statement "Rural Workforce Initiatives", - a five-point plan to encourage more doctors to work in rural and remote locations, and improve patient access to care. The [...]

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