Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - January, 2023
Australia’s biggest research trial using psychedelics to treat depression will start soon.
Red Cross warns of next wave
A new Red Cross report claims all countries are “dangerously unprepared” for the next pandemic.
Dental drop reported
Costs and long wait times appear to be putting people off going to the dentist.
Health overhaul urged
Premiers and chief ministers are preparing to lobby the federal government to reform ...
Shortage hits cancer leader
Cancer surgery could be delayed due to staff shortages at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.
WA shire bids big for GP
A small shire in Western Australia is offering over $800,000 to attract a doctor.
Health help plugged
Councils have welcomed a new free helpline on health for multicultural communities.
Grim figures from aged care body
Tens of thousands of serious incidents have been reported in a new scheme by the aged care watchdog.
WHO issues medicine warning
The World Health Organization (WHO) says action must be taken to protect children from contaminated medicines.
COVID plans re-checked
Australian researchers have modelled 104 combinations of measures to determine the best COVID policy.
Nanotech set on deadly bugs
Light-activated nanotech has been used to eradicate some of the most notorious and potentially deadly bacteria in the world.
Sarcoma genes mapped
Australian researchers have created a genetic map to identify genes that cause one of the most common cancers in children.
Fluoride drops off in NSW
Several NSW towns have lost access to fluoridated tap water, and dentists are sounding the alarm.
Plastics mapped in air and sea
Two new studies detail the extent and risks of microplastic pollution.