TOPIC: Patient safety

Patients get a HeLPing hand

Patients get a HeLPing hand

A partnership between Maurice Blackburn, the Alfred Hospital and Monash University is helping hospital patients to receive legal advice.

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Exporting health care: the impact of free trade in health care

Exporting health care: the impact of free trade in health care

What are the potential benefits and disadvantages of the recently signed Trade in Services Agreement with regards to health care?

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What do your doctors have to tell you?

What do your doctors have to tell you?

What do your doctors have to tell you before a medical procedure, and how can you be sure you're properly informed of any risks?

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Is it time for greater regulation of the homeopathic industry?

Is it time for greater regulation of the homeopathic industry?

It’s estimated that Australians spend $10 million per year on homeopathic remedies, including treatments for a variety of ailments including pain, addiction, insomnia, chronic fatigue, acne, burns, skin conditions, asthma, PMS, depression, dementia and ADHD. Is that money well spent?

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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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