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ACT Health review should look at insufficient funding growth: Stanhope

ACT Health review should look at insufficient funding growth: Stanhope

Former chief minister Jon Stanhope believes financial pressures are at the heart of cultural issues within ACT Health.

  • by Blake Foden

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Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health
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Meegan Fitzharris

Independent inquiry into culture at ACT Health

The minister has responded to months of pressure but stopped short of a full board of inquiry.

  • by Sally Whyte
Woman went to hospital struggling to breathe with 28kg tumour in uterus
Singapore

Woman went to hospital struggling to breathe with 28kg tumour in uterus

Singaporean doctors successfully removed the abnormally large mass from 53-year-old Malay woman.

  • by Kristine Phillips
Medical expert to be brought in for Calvary coronial case
Canberra

Medical expert to be brought in for Calvary coronial case

A preliminary assessment will be held into the death of and 85-year-old Canberra woman, whose daughter said died due to alleged bullying and intimidation.

  • by Andrew Brown
'Black hairy tongue' is real and it looks as weird as it sounds
USA

'Black hairy tongue' is real and it looks as weird as it sounds

Don't panic, but there is a medical condition in which a person's tongue can take on a dark, woolly appearance.

  • by Lindsey Bever
Is it asthma? Perth researchers developing urine test to diagnose disease

Is it asthma? Perth researchers developing urine test to diagnose disease

Perth medical researchers are calling for parents of children who wheeze to join a trial which aims to develop a simple urine test to diagnose asthma.

  • by Daile Cross
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Help navigating care network vital

Help navigating care network vital

Social workers help cancer patients access support.

  • by Josh Jennings
Mischelle Rhodes' death prompts calls for independent review
Tragedy

Mischelle Rhodes' death prompts calls for independent review

A father said he was “a bit shocked” to learn of Ms Rhodes’ death under circumstances similar to his son’s death 17 years ago.

  • by Joanne McCarthy
Canberra surgeon calls out bullying in ACT's public hospitals
Healthcare

Canberra surgeon calls out bullying in ACT's public hospitals

The government has previously dismissed calls for an inquiry into bullying within ACT Health as a "political stunt".

  • by Daniella White
All the #fitspo in the world hasn't made us more active
Obesity

All the #fitspo in the world hasn't made us more active

One in three women is not getting enough exercise compared to one in four men, globally.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Some staff to lose entitlements, face anxiety with ACT Health split

Some staff to lose entitlements, face anxiety with ACT Health split

The structures of the new organisations are yet to be finalised.

  • by Daniella White