A nurse has been stabbed in the neck after leaving work at a South Australian hospital.

Production has stopped at a nuclear medicine facility in Sydney after workers were exposed to radiation.

Consumer advocates want a new health star rating system.

Canberra’s health system is “single-handedly keeping fax machines alive”, the ACT’s health minister says.

Experts say hospitals should reduce broad-spectrum antibiotic use in the fight against golden staph.

Authorities are trying to contact thousands of patients who were potentially injected with expired vaccines by two Sydney GPs.

There appears to be a rise in cases of measles among people who have been vaccinated.

New research has found young gay and bisexual men are frequent users of alkyl nitrites, or poppers, but few show signs of addiction.

The Home Affairs Minister says recent moves are making boat arrivals much more likely.

A new drug could be used to allow children with dwarfism to grow to average heights.

A new national strategy has been launched to help Australians living with chronic pain.

Doctors are being urged to keep a careful eye on deep vein thrombosis, a difficult-to-spot but potentially deadly condition.

Australia’s only voluntary assisted dying laws come into effect this week.

The Federal Government has announced $400,000 in funding for suicide prevention, including a program for refugees.

Recent attacks have led to calls for higher safety standards for NSW paramedics.

A study has found that a majority of Australian children with mental health disorders are not accessing care.

A senior Queensland Health bureaucrat appears to have been caught criticising the state’s $1.5 billion digital upgrade.

A national survey has found 47 per cent of Year 10-12 students have engaged in sexual intercourse.

An immune therapy drug could be used to delay diabetes by several years.

The Queensland Government is funding a mobile health screening service for coal workers.

Official figures suggest the change from Pap smear tests to human papillomavirus (HPV) testing has been effective.

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