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Medical care of mother at Calvary fell 'well short' before her death

Medical care of mother at Calvary fell 'well short' before her death

An independent medical report for the ACT Coroners Court found 'serious concerns' with the care of Gwendoline Flynn in 2017.

  • by Andrew Brown

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More than 900 dead in Madagascar measles epidemic
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More than 900 dead in Madagascar measles epidemic

Most of those who died were children, according to the World Health Organisation.

Could this simple idea be the key to cutting hospital wait times?

Could this simple idea be the key to cutting hospital wait times?

Emergency doctors spend nearly 50 per cent of their time on clerical tasks - could this be about to change?

  • by Daniella White
Measles alert for Melbourne school, burger restaurant after teen contracts the disease

Measles alert for Melbourne school, burger restaurant after teen contracts the disease

A second measles alert has been issued in as many days, this time for a Point Cook school, a burger restaurant and kebab shop, after a teenage girl contracted the disease.

  • by Ed Bourke
The true extent of assaults on nurses in the WA health system
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The true extent of assaults on nurses in the WA health system

Almost 800 nurses were assaulted in WA hospitals in the first six months of last year, shocking new figures have revealed.

  • by Phil Hickey and Heather McNeill
Queensland schools urged to be 'smart' about epilepsy
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Queensland schools urged to be 'smart' about epilepsy

Queensland schools are being urged to fully take up a new online resource developed to help students with epilepsy.

  • by Stuart Layt
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Perth family search for strangers who stopped to help in medical emergency

Perth family search for strangers who stopped to help in medical emergency

Becky and Dan Fantasia told 9 News Perth's Michael Stamp they were on a night drive with their son Harlan, who has epilepsy, when he began to experience a seizure.

Measles alert for visitors to Southbank, Skybus and Melbourne Airport

Measles alert for visitors to Southbank, Skybus and Melbourne Airport

Melburnians who visited Southbank, caught the Skybus, or travelled through Melbourne Airport have been warned to stay alert for signs of measles after a young traveller was diagnosed with the disease.

  • by Ed Bourke
Human rights advocates unable to resolve hunger strike
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Human rights advocates unable to resolve hunger strike

Despite meeting with human rights advocates, detainee Isa Islam remains in Canberra hospital on his lengthy hunger strike.

  • by Peter Brewer
Upheaval at ACT Health continues as chief health officer resigns

Upheaval at ACT Health continues as chief health officer resigns

It's the latest change in ACT Health's leadership team after a tumultuous 12 months.

  • by Daniella White
'Ultra-processed' ready meals linked to greater risk of dying

'Ultra-processed' ready meals linked to greater risk of dying

Diets that include "ultra-processed" ready meals can increase the risk of early death, French research suggests.

  • by John von Radowitz