Queensland has recently seen an increase in serious infections caused by invasive group A Streptococcus (iGAS) following similar reports elsewhere in Australia, some European countries, and the UK.
Metro South Hospital and Health Service’s Complex Vestibular Service at Logan Hospital, Dial-A-Dizzy combines some goggles, a little bit of internet and a whole lot of expertise to support clinicians diagnose patients presenting with dizziness in rural and remote facilities.
Following the ongoing success of the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Queensland program in orthopaedics and emergency surgery, Clinical Excellence Queensland is expanding the GIRFT program to include diabetes.
A partnership between Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service and the Queensland Persistent Pain Management Clinical Network, the recently wrapped pilot program took a multidisciplinary team of professions specialising in pain management to educate and power the communities.
After working on and off in healthcare for 25 years, Karita McCarthy realised her dream of becoming a registered nurse in 2020 at age 47 and is already spreading her nursing wings.
They’re sometimes seen as “just a senior nurse working at an advanced level” but in reality, nurse practitioners (NPs) remain one of the most innovative health workforce strategies in Australia and
Dr Alicia Veasey, Co-chair of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Clinical Network, was recently awarded an Atlantic Fellowship for Social Equity.
With Queensland set to join the global Fast-Track Cities initiative and sign onto the Paris Declaration to End the HIV Epidemic by 2030, we caught up with Queensland’s Chief Health Officer, Dr John Gerrard to hear the latest in the fight against HIV.
The importance of supporting families through the prenatal screening process is our focus for Disability Action Week, which kicks off tomorrow.
The Queensland Clinical Senate has released its ‘Reimagining Healthcare’ meeting series recommendations.