The Black Triangle Scheme: reporting adverse events related to new prescription medicines

By ANMJ Staff|
March 12th, 2019|

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is calling on health practitioners and consumers to help identify and report ‘adverse events’ related to new prescription medicines under [...]

Respecting the meaning of culture and gender for older Greek women

By Georgia Tziros; Oliver Burmeister and Maree Bernoth|
March 7th, 2019|

The understanding of gender and culture is imperative in any welfare setting. The 2016 census identified that 37% of people aged 65 and older were [...]

Inclusive healthcare for the members of the sexual and gender diverse community

By Damian Wilson|
February 27th, 2019|

Recent changes in socio-political ideology have allowed for a more open discussion about the views of contemporary Australian society in relation to diversity. The discussion [...]

The worth of scalp cooling to prevent chemotherapy induced alopecia

By Corina van den Hurk, Professor Annie Young and Professor Frances Boyle|
February 21st, 2019|

Chemotherapy-induced alopecia (in this paper called ‘alopecia’) can instantly turn a person into a cancer patient. In the outside world, patients have to deal with [...]

How to provide adequate staffing at all times in a rural hospital setting

By Sponsored|
February 11th, 2019|

Hawker Memorial Hospital is located in South Australia, approximately 365 kilometres from Adelaide. Hawker is a regional town with a population of roughly 300 residents. [...]

Birthing on Country: Improving Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander infant and maternal health

By Natalie Dragon|
February 10th, 2019|

Nyoongar woman and midwife Valerie Ah Chee started her midwifery training aged 41. It followed the birth of her youngest son Raphael who was her [...]

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