Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - May, 2015
In a crowded sea of disease awareness campaigns it can be difficult to get important messages out, especially when they are on a topic many consider taboo – poo.
Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has admitted the Queensland Government bought the wrong system to run its $1.2 billion health payroll, leading to a long-running and expensive debacle.
A Government incentive scheme to get more doctors out bush has seen money go to large regional centres, depriving smaller towns, according to Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash.
The world’s largest private coal company has been accused of promoting itself in Ebola-ravaged Africa, claiming that fossil fuel is a solution to global poverty.
A parliamentary inquiry is looking at claims that lives were put in danger at the Fiskville fire-fighters training centre in Victoria, after reports of a cancer cluster among former workers.