An extra voice for bedside care

A family member or close friend is often well placed to detect a sudden or life-threatening change in the condition of a hospital patient. But some […]

Indigenous response to health equity

Social inequality health expert Sir Michael Marmot has seen some of the benefits of ‘Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands’ during a visit to Central Australia this […]

Lest we forget: 100 years of war veteran care

Australia’s 100-year history of repatriation services for returned servicemen and women has been outlined in a new Department of Veterans’ Affairs history book. Ahead of ANZAC […]

Flinders joins Digital Health CRC

Flinders University digital psychiatry experts are part the national $200 million Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre which will deliver cutting-edge, high-tech solutions to Australia’s rising health […]

Experts launch palliative care website

An online resource has been launched to support palliative care and advance care planning for older Australians. End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) is […]

Tackling mental health ‘head on’

A new approach to solve the big health challenge of mental illness is rolling out under the Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation. Flinders University and the […]

A man sleeping, sleep apnoea.

When weight loss helps with sleep

Carefully managed weight loss has been linked to improvements in obstructive sleep apnoea, a common problem that contributes to a range of short and long-term health […]