TOPIC: Patient safety

Is the fear of antibiotic resistance impacting patient’s medical treatment?

Is the fear of antibiotic resistance impacting patient’s medical treatment?

The World Health Organisation has described antibiotic resistance as one of the greatest threats to human health. This however shouldn’t deter medical professionals from providing antibiotic therapy in cases that warrant and require such treatment.

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When to push for medical treatment: Jodie’s story

When to push for medical treatment: Jodie’s story

It never hurts to seek a second opinion if you think that your treating GP is not giving you the correct course of action.

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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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Featured articles

Road rights

5 things cyclists want car drivers to know

Bicycles are legally recognised as a vehicle on the road, meaning cyclists enjoy the same rights to use public roads as other road users.

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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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Will disputes

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY wills may seem like an easy option, but they're often more trouble than they're worth. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.

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