New directions in aged care in Australia

Comparisons with international systems and innovations in aged care has identified many opportunities for improvement in Australia, according to researchers at Flinders University. Flinders University experts […]

Sights on fixing problem smoking

A new approach to support long-term smokers to quit will be trialled in Adelaide this year, building on a decade of research into finding solutions to […]

Breastfeeding goes high-tech with apps

Mobile phone apps are increasingly being used to support breastfeeding decisions – sometimes at a cost, a Flinders University study indicates. The objective approach of most […]

Stay-at-home dads call for change

Dads make an important contribution when they stay at home as primary caregiver for their children – but they continue to face major social hurdles and […]

Pros and cons of private, public health

The rising cost of private health cover and public hospital standards raise concerns among heart patients to obtain the best outcomes. In one of the few […]

Health grants a big lift for researchers

New Flinders Foundation seed funding grants will support important research at the Flinders medical precinct, from common back injuries to glaucoma and gonorrhoea studies, along with […]

Nursing help for homeless children

Free health care will be offered to homeless families in Adelaide’s south under a bold new initiative led by UnitingCare Wesley Bowden and Flinders University. In […]