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How Queensland became a leader in medical technology start-ups

How Queensland became a leader in medical technology start-ups

Queensland has the second-highest number of start-ups in Australia behind New South Wales - why are so many for medical technology?

  • by Lucy Stone

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'Appalling': How to avoid unsafe trampoline parks 'in for quick buck'
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'Appalling': How to avoid unsafe trampoline parks 'in for quick buck'

Only a quarter of trampoline parks are planning to comply with tough new safety standards, the Herald can reveal.

  • by Esther Han
'Chaotic': What Northern Beaches Hospital doctors, patients are saying
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'Chaotic': What Northern Beaches Hospital doctors, patients are saying

The Northern Beaches Hospital has only been open for 17 days, but the Herald's investigation has set off a large wave of stories from staff at all levels and patients in all age groups.

  • by Esther Han
Doctors threaten to withhold treatment at Northern Beaches Hospital
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Doctors threaten to withhold treatment at Northern Beaches Hospital

The group representing junior doctors made an extraordinary move to force the health ministry to immediately address problems at the hospital.

  • by Esther Han & Pallavi Singhal
Why you should always buy Australian made sunscreen
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Why you should always buy Australian made sunscreen

Sunscreen experts are pleading with Australian consumers to steer clear of so-called "sunscreen pills" and buy Australian-made sunscreen over American ones.

  • by Esther Han & Stephanie Darling
Health Minister tells Northern Beaches Hospital operator to 'get it fixed', but won't step in
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Health Minister tells Northern Beaches Hospital operator to 'get it fixed', but won't step in

Health Minister Brad Hazzard says that he has spoken to senior managers at Healthscope after reports of a serious undersupply of critical supplies at the new Northern Beaches Hospital.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
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No body bags, running out of vital drugs: Sydney's newest hospital is a 'shambles'
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No body bags, running out of vital drugs: Sydney's newest hospital is a 'shambles'

The new $600 million hospital boasts “a stunning view from of the Northern Beaches” but its stockrooms are missing basic medical supplies.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Children's heart surgery unit fights for survival, as rival guns for its closure
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Children's heart surgery unit fights for survival, as rival guns for its closure

A crisis is threatening to erupt in the revered, highly specialised world of paediatric cardiothoracic surgery in NSW.

  • by Esther Han
Infection 'without symptoms': Health authority's warning for schoolies
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Infection 'without symptoms': Health authority's warning for schoolies

As around 200,000 school leavers converge on party destinations, NSW Health is warning about one particular disease.

  • by Esther Han
Flesh eating ulcers in city's west as mystery infection creeps north
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Flesh eating ulcers in city's west as mystery infection creeps north

WARNING: Contains distressing images. Health authorities have confirmed two cases of Buruli ulcer in Melbourne’s western suburbs

  • by Aisha Dow
'Orphan' rare diseases focus of new federal government support plan
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'Orphan' rare diseases focus of new federal government support plan

The federal government has announced the creation of Australia’s first National Rare Diseases Framework and Action Plan to support people with rare conditions.

  • by Kate Aubusson