Regional Australians are feeling 'pill shamed' and are avoiding treatment due to the stigma around mental health medication and a lack of confidentiality in small-town pharmacies.
The Whyalla community purchased three beach access wheelchairs that have only been used for a few events because they are not covered by public liability insurance.
Australia's billion-dollar cosmetics industry is making inroads into remote areas, bringing Botox to the bush, but health regulators are warning people to do their research.
Hospital food has a poor reputation, but the meals served at an Adelaide healthcare facility are being described as particularly inedible. It is the second facility to come under fire for its food quality this year.
All WA ambulances will get new heart-starting defibrillator devices "as soon as practicable" after paramedics claim ongoing issues with the use of an existing defibrillator with a history of safety problems.
A 21-year-old Sunshine Coast surf coach with a "heart of gold" who was left in a critical condition with a severe brain injury after a scooter crash in Bali dies in Brisbane.
Patients in regional Australia will soon be able to be treated by doctors on medical jets, saving crucial time and lives.
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.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are dying from heart disease at twice, and in some regions, triple the rate of non-Indigenous people in the same communities, a new report shows.
The South Australian Employment Tribunal rules planned industrial action by nurses in Adelaide hospitals can go ahead from tomorrow.