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Patients with rare disease get free access to life-saving wonder drug

Patients with rare disease get free access to life-saving wonder drug

"We don't know what will happen to you": Lea Chant was told her baby boy would die before he was 30. Her fate was a mystery.

  • by Kate Aubusson

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WA child recovering in hospital with meningococcal

WA child recovering in hospital with meningococcal

A child is recovering in a West Australian hospital after being diagnosed with meningococcal serogroup W disease.

'Dozens of cancer cases': Perth community renews push for answers over pollution
Pollution

'Dozens of cancer cases': Perth community renews push for answers over pollution

A 2011 report into health risks in the area was only made available online on Tuesday, nearly seven years after its publication.

  • by Hannah Barry
The hospital whose staff are failing to wash hands before touching newborns
Health

The hospital whose staff are failing to wash hands before touching newborns

The two poorest performing hospitals when it comes to maternity care have been revealed in a new report.

  • by Esther Han
Doctors accused of misconduct after making internal complaint
ACT government

Doctors accused of misconduct after making internal complaint

An investigator has found a number of complaints about the medical imaging department may amount to disclosable conduct.

  • by Daniella White
When media bark causes more harm than a shark bite
Water

When media bark causes more harm than a shark bite

The real sharks are the media, according to a new survey which found people who survive shark bites are 12 times more likely to suffer post- traumatic stress disorder if they experience negative media.

  • by Julie Power
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Fitzharris refuses to explain why chief medical officer quit
Meegan Fitzharris

Fitzharris refuses to explain why chief medical officer quit

The minister hit back at the Canberra Liberals, accusing the opposition of scaremongering.

  • by Sally Whyte
ACT Health chief medical officer latest in long line of resignations

ACT Health chief medical officer latest in long line of resignations

ACT Health's chief medical officer announced his resignation to staff via email on Monday.

  • by Daniella White
Senior-focused health centre keeps clients moving

Senior-focused health centre keeps clients moving

Active Seniors Health Centre is focused on helping older people stay active and healthy in their retirement

  • by Josh jennings
Blowout fears mean government may relocate new hospital building
Meegan Fitzharris

Blowout fears mean government may relocate new hospital building

Internal documents show the government might have to build its promised $500 million Canberra Hospital expansion at a different site.

  • by Daniella White
'I’m terrified': Buckingham's fears amid lung disease crisis in stonemasons
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'I’m terrified': Buckingham's fears amid lung disease crisis in stonemasons

The NSW Greens MP says memories of his stone-cutting days have left him fearing for his life.

  • by Esther Han