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Dr Pallavi Prathivadi receiving the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners award for Registrar of the Year

Dr Pallavi Prathivadi wins 2019 RACGP award

Dr Pallavi Prathivadi from the Monash Department of General Practice has been named the National General Practice Registrar of the Year at the recent Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) awards, held on October 24.

Primary and Allied Health Care 15 November, 2019

Work-related mental health conditions: advice for GPs

New Australian clinical practice guideline recommendations to assist GPs with the diagnosis and management of work-related mental health conditions (MHCs) have been released, and are summarised in the Medical Journal of Australia.

Primary and Allied Health Care 15 July, 2019
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
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National report into child deaths paints poor picture

Approximately one child is killed by a parent in Australia each fortnight, according to a damning national report into filicide released today (Wednesday 6 February 2019) by the Australian Government’s Institute of Criminology.

Primary and Allied Health Care 8 February, 2019
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Study reveals how hospitals waste $600 million on prevention a year - without evidence these programs work

Falls by older people in hospital cost the national health budget more than $1 billion a year – more than half of which is spent on programs aimed at preventing falls, which either have no evidence to support their efficacy or have been

Primary and Allied Health Care 19 October, 2018

My Support Space Launch

On Wednesday 1 August, Monash University welcomed the Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, the Honourable Jane Prentice MP to officially launch My Support Space -an online resource offering free education and

Primary and Allied Health Care 15 August, 2018

An international collaboration bringing attention to fathering in prison

In recent years, there has been a growing understanding of the important role of fathers in the lives of children and families and the impact of absent fathers. One group of fathers who remain overlooked however, are those serving a term of

Primary and Allied Health Care 9 February, 2018

Social Work represents at Mental Health Conference

Dr Melissa Petrakis from the Department of Social Work presented last month at the annual Mental Health Services conference (TheMHS) for Australia and New Zealand.

Primary and Allied Health Care 1 April, 2017

Book launch for Social Worker

Late in 2016, The Department of Social Work’s Associate Professor Philip Mendes launched his book

Primary and Allied Health Care 1 March, 2017