TOPIC: Patient safety

Why we need tighter regulations for dodgy doctors

Why we need tighter regulations for dodgy doctors

Victoria is the first state to push for reforms to the national health practitioner watchdog. Other states should follow suit.

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What you should know about complementary medicine

What you should know about complementary medicine

With many of us now seeking out a more holistic approach to our health, how can you make sure you can trust your treater of choice?

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End-of-life treatment – when is enough, enough?

End-of-life treatment – when is enough, enough?

At what point does the provision of end-of-life treatment become harmful for patients, and how can we plan to avoid difficult situations for our loved ones in the event that we can no longer speak for ourselves?

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Patient safety the first casualty with medical tourism

Patient safety the first casualty with medical tourism

Australians are heading overseas for medical procedures in record numbers, but those considering doing so should carefully consider the risks involved.

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Public safety

Are new king hit laws cracking down on drunken assaults?

A wave of 'king hit' amendments across Australia are aiming to crack down on alcohol-related violence. But what else needs to change?

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Public safety

Why a childhood concussion may be more damaging than you think

New research shows that even minor concussions in young children are more damaging than we realised.

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Social justice

When can I cook my daughter an egg?

These people have been purposely placed here miles away from civilization so they are out of sight of the Australian public and the media.

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Will disputes

So you’re thinking of leaving your money to charity?

You may have the best of intentions by willing your money to charity, but do you have your family’s best interests at heart?

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Asbestos

We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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