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Dr Lisa Sanders presenting

Monash Working Towards Safer Diagnosis

Making accurate diagnoses can be a challenge for healthcare professionals. As patients, the majority of us will be the subject of at least one significant diagnostic error in our lifetime.

Medicine 8 May, 2019
Group photo at launch of DC MedsRec at Box Hill Hospital

New trial to improve medicine safety for those leaving hospital

A new trial service to help patients better manage their medication after they leave hospital will be launched at Box Hill this morning.

Eastern Health 15 March, 2019

MNHS Medical Alumni share insights and motivations through Sprint Program

Research shows that there is a significant pay gap between male and female graduates and discrepancy in career outcomes for women and men. To address this, the ‘Sprint’ program was developed, in collaboration with the universities of

Research 16 November, 2018
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World first study evaluates low-dose antidepressants for back pain

Back pain is the world’s leading cause of disability, affecting half a billion people worldwide. While there are a variety of treatments available, effective therapies are limited. The use of antidepressants to treat back pain is rapidly

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 2 October, 2018
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New admissions test announced for future Healthcare students

A group of leading universities in Australia and New Zealand are embarking on an exciting new collaboration with similar universities in the UK.

Education 26 September, 2018
Ranjana Srivastava

Ranjana Srivastava: An insider’s guide on what it takes to be a doctor

If you’ve ever come across one of Ranjana’s books, her regular columns in The Guardian or heard her talk on the TEDx stage, you’ll know she has been an active voice in the medical community sharing her insights and personal

Medicine 19 September, 2018

2018 Dean’s Awards for Excellence

Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences celebrated outstanding staff performance at the Dean’s Awards for Excellence earlier this month.

Medicine 24 August, 2018
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NHMRC grants support vital research

Research focused on improving treatment following heart attack, genetic testing for glaucoma causing blindness, and better treatments for skeletal disorders are just some of the 52 Monash University research projects to be recognised with major

Medicine 21 August, 2018
Medical student, Zak Doherty

Bendigo student tops OSCE class of 2017

When he received an email about his OSCE performance last year, medical student Zak Doherty thought he'd got the highest marks in Bendigo. He'd actually topped the Year 3B cohort.

Rural Health 18 July, 2018