Former nurse Graham Levy has a 15cm hole in his stomach wall, limited movement in his neck, hearing loss and psychological injuries after being assaulted by a patient. And he is not alone, with the rate of violence against nurses increasing by 60 per cent in one state alone over the past three years.
A playgroup for children with cancer is so successful that parents are calling for the service to be expanded.
In his first comments since the election, the president of the Australian Medical Association gives an unusually scathing assessment of Australia's health system and the Federal Government.
SA Health will discontinue WCH Teething Gel after incidents of infants being harmed by consuming too much of the active ingredient, prompting complaints from parents.
An increasing number of patients in Queensland's Mackay region are visiting the emergency department for prescriptions and minor medical issues.
The Chiropractic Board mandates under its Code of Conduct that practitioners must practice evidence-based care, so why is kinesiology still practiced?
Queenslanders are being urged not to go to a hospital unless it is a medical emergency, as almost every public facility in the south-east hits capacity, prompting the cancellation of elective surgeries.
Doctors across the country say there is a desperate need for the ongoing care of victims who have suffered trauma after domestic violence.
A program designed to streamline rural health training for post-graduate doctors is being proposed as the latest idea to overcome the shortage of doctors in regional areas.