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Julia Medew and Benjamin Preiss A new large scale private hospital is being considered for Melbourne's medical "Parkville precinct" now that plans for a private wing of the $1.
Julia Medew As dementia slowly took over Anne Fairhall's husband's brain during his 50s and 60s, his personality changed in many unexpected ways.
Julia Medew The Victorian Government has scrapped plans for a private hospital inside the new $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre that was meant to be open for privately insured Australians and...
Julia Medew Blood donors will be increasingly cared for by assistants without nursing qualifications under controversial changes being executed by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service that have sparked...
Julia Medew, Health Editor An Italian-born man accused of fraudulently posing as a gynaecologist with IVF expertise appears to have been operating for more than a decade in some of Melbourne's most exclusive suburbs.
Julia Medew A neurosurgeon whose career was derailed after she spoke out about sexual assault has demanded an inquiry into the treatment of whistleblowers.
Julia Medew Young children and people aged in their 20s are visiting Victorian public emergency departments in greater numbers than the elderly, a surprising new study that calls for more resources to better...
Julia Medew An increasing number of Victorian GPs are being trained to discuss long term contraceptive implants with women to try to reduce unplanned pregnancies.
Julia Medew Victoria's busy emergency departments would be flooded with an extra 10,000 people a year if the Abbott government's $5 GP co-payment goes ahead in July, the state government claims.
Julia Medew Victoria's busy emergency departments would be flooded with an extra 10,000 people a year if the Abbott government's $5 GP co-payment scheme goes ahead in July, state government modelling shows.
Julia Medew Public health experts are calling for the new Monash Children's Hospital to exclude fast food outlets and say the Royal Children's Hospital should dump its contract with McDonald's because...
Julia Medew Victorian paramedics have clinched a new pay deal with the state government, ending their longest-ever industrial dispute.
Julia Medew A former Melbourne psychiatrist who had sex with a patient for years and billed Medicare $16,000 for their time together has been ordered to pay the woman nearly $400,000 in damages.
Julia Medew and Craig Butt More than 86,000 critically ill people, including those having heart attacks and strokes, waited longer than 15 minutes for an ambulance last year – almost double the number who suffered the...
Julia Medew In her first appearance as Health Minister, Jill Jennessy has promised an improved ambulance service and a review of hospital bed numbers.
Julia Medew Sacking the board of Ambulance Victoria is a political stunt that could stall its progress for up to two years, outgoing directors say.
Julia Medew and Kate Hagan Some hospital executives are worried redevelopments promised by one major political party will not be matched by the other before Saturday's state election.
Julia Medew Ambulance Victoria is seeking a federal court order to stop paramedics campaigning against the government in their uniforms during the last week of the election campaign.
Julia Medew Paramedics campaigning against the Napthine Government, including one pictured on the side of Daniel Andrews' election campaign bus, are facing disciplinary action.
Fairfax Ipsos poll: 3 out of 4 Victorians support people being given assistance to die if they want to
Julia Medew Greens senator Richard Di Natale is preparing a federal bill seeking to legalise voluntary euthanasia