This cosmetic surgeon wants doctors like himself to disclose their links to device makers

There is no requirement for Australian medical practitioners to disclose the benefits they receive from private interests such as medical device manufacturers, but Daniel Fleming — who has been a paid consultant for a breast implant manufacturer — argues that has to change.

Mental health gap widens between country and city youth

The divide between city and country is a familiar narrative, but a report into mental health needs has warned the gap for young Australians in rural areas could be worsening.

‘The scale of the problem is extraordinarily big’: Experts sound alarm on youth mental health

Mental health experts say research showing a "dramatic increase" in the number of children going to emergency departments in mental health crises is evidence the system of state community mental health services in Australia "is failing".