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Australian biotech takes a new route to treating Alzheimer’s

13th June , 2017|Industry News, Uncategorized|

An Australian biotech company is launching a novel attack on Alzheimer's disease. The first of 174 patients on an international trial will take the Australian developed drug, Xanamen, to lessen the level of the stress hormone, cortisol, in the brain. There is evidence to suggest this hormone has role in Alzheimer's. It is not promoted as the [...]

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Medicare rebates for after hours doctors in jeopardy

8th June , 2017|Industry News|

As reported in a number of news outlets, including Courier Mail, the Medicare rebate for many after hours home doctors visits could be slashed in half as a result of a controversial recommendation by the government’s Medicare review. The report, released by the Federal Government's Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce, found that higher rebates for "urgent [...]

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In a Healthcare Job and Want to Move to Regional NSW?

1st June , 2017|Employers, Home page, Inspiration, Jobseekers|

Sometimes work can feel tough, perhaps even a little tedious. Maybe you want to gain some more balance in your life? Or it could be that your residency permits have changed recently, which means you need to move to a more rural location? If you are in one of these scenarios, then this could apply [...]

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Nursing Homes Need to Address Preventable Deaths

30th May , 2017|Industry News|

A research study led by professor Joseph Ibrahim, head of the Health Law and Ageing Research Unit at Monash University’s Department of Forensic Medicine, looked into preventable deaths in nursing homes. The number of nursing home residents dying prematurely as a result of a potentially preventable injury has skyrocketed over the past decade, leading to calls [...]

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Need a change from your healthcare job? Wish everyday was a holiday?

24th May , 2017|Home page, Inspiration, Jobseekers|

Are you feeling the need for change? Or has your residency permits changed recently, requiring you to make the move to a more rural location? Perhaps you’ve always been thinking of making that move to somewhere a little quieter, where work and life is in equal balance. Change can be scary though, not knowing what [...]

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Medicare Rebate Freeze to be Lifted – Federal Budget 2017

11th May , 2017|Industry News|

The Federal Government announced in the Budget 2017 that it will lift the Medicare rebate freeze, using a staged approach, starting this year. There will be bulk-billing incentives for GP consultation. GP and specialist consultations will be indexed from 2018, specialist procedures in 2019, and targeted diagnostic imaging services in 2020. The Australian Medical Association's federal president, [...]

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To Leave or To Stay in My Healthcare Job?

6th April , 2017|Career Tips, Home page, Inspiration, Jobseekers|

Should I stay or should I go? This is the question that everyone asks themselves at some point in their job and possibly many times in their career. This is no different to one in a healthcare job or medical career. But how do you decide? For some, it might be to consult the all-knowing [...]

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Dr Google and Dr Watson

5th April , 2017|Career Tips, Home page, Inspiration, Jobseekers|

This is a guest post from Think GP (Reed Medical Education) - With latest research showing that the majority of Australians seek medical advice from the internet, Dr Simon Cowap wonders if his job is on its way out. Can AI (artificial intelligence) take over doctors jobs?   Up until recently, automation has tended to [...]

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