Health authorities are warning there has been a spike in both pneumonia and the childhood condition croup in recent months, and the flu might to be blame.
Peter Petros, a doctor credited as an inventor of one of the first transvaginal mesh devices, is the subject of a damning ruling by the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal after a case was brought by the Health Care Complaints Commission.
The death of a close friend in a mountain climbing accident was a life-changing moment for Brisbane doctor Andrew Peacock. Now he spends half the year globetrotting on grand adventures.
Five-year-old Jaxson Hall's symptoms began with a full body rash and high temperatures. When his condition deteriorated and he was admitted to hospital, a flu test confirmed he had influenza-A.
South Australia's peak doctors' union says it has taken its most "drastic action" ever by referring the state's health department to the Australian Human Rights Commission over "cruel" treatment of mental health patients.
The pharmacy can often be the most convenient option. But is the quality of the vaccine as good as those administered at the doctor's? That depends on who you are.
Doctors say they will no longer be able to provide home visits to elderly patients in outer metropolitan areas across the nation, or provide free healthcare to children and pensioners, due to an incoming cut to bulk-billing payments.
After lifting two bulky suitcases at work, Marianna Kinsey ended up with a catastrophically injured back and can no longer work. Now she says her workers compensation is preventing her from living the life she wants.
An increasing number of patients in Queensland's Mackay region are visiting the emergency department for prescriptions and minor medical issues.
Queensland grazier Geoffrey Carrick left a multi-million-dollar bequest to the Royal Flying Doctor Service in his will. Now the organisation has named one of its new planes in his memory.