Drop the Jargon – A focus on clear communication this Health Literacy Month
About 20% of participants in cardiac clinical trials have little or no understanding of what is involved. This is not just an issue in research. Many patients also struggle to comprehend or remember information given to them by health professionals.
Universities partner to train aspiring local doctors in Gippsland
Students at Federation University Australia’s Gippsland campus will have a direct pathway to study medicine locally at Monash University’s School of Rural Health, following the launch of a new degree.
Diving deeper to measure the toll of ‘ice’ on mental health
Methamphetamine (“ice”) use is a major public health issue in Australia – the most recent large-scale survey, in 2019, estimates more than 1.3 million people older than the age of 14 had used some form of it in their
Outstanding achievements celebrated at the 2021 Dean’s Awards for Excellence
Twenty-five Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences individuals and team recipients were recognised for their outstanding achievements in education, research, industry education programs, professional services, and doctoral thesis.
Prevention and early intervention critical to ending the cycle of family mental illness
An international group of researchers led by Monash University have developed a series of principles and recommendations to assist children whose parents are living with a mental illness.
World Heart Day
The theme of World Heart day is How do you #UseHeart and for the Monash Victorian Heart Institute, this speaks to our key purpose to simply deliver research, education and training excellence which turns into measurable change in the rates of heart
Monash-led study gives valuable insights into getting more paramedics into regional and rural Australia
An Australia-first study looking into factors impacting on paramedics choosing to locate themselves in regional and rural areas for work has significant potential to address the ongoing shortage of rural ambulance officers nationally.
Community paramedic trial for regional Victoria
The Department of Paramedicine will trial a program in two regional Victorian towns in which paramedics will be trained to perform primary health care functions, including vaccinations, chronic health management and palliative care.