Health

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Workers to get two weeks DV leave

Workers to get two weeks DV leave

The New South Wales government has announced the change that will start next year.

Doctors shock find after boy’s stomach ache

Doctors shock find after boy’s stomach ache

Doctors see a lot of things in their jobs, but very few would be faced with what they found stuck inside a small boy’s stomach.

Legionella detected at Mackay health facilities

premium_icon Legionella detected at Mackay health facilities

The deadly bacteria was detected more than 40 times this year.

My Health Record is the beginning of the end

premium_icon My Health Record is the beginning of the end

While we’re all for convenience in our busy lives, rarely do we stop to think about the real cost of handing over so much of our privacy, writes Louise Roberts.

Alarm over TripAdvisor style website for healthcare

premium_icon Alarm over TripAdvisor style website for healthcare

GPs and patients will get information on specialists charges, performance and waiting times before a referral but one body is opposing the service.

Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

premium_icon Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

People who attack hospital staff could face tougher charges under measures being considered to protect the state’s health workers.

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