Ambulance ramping shows the health system is floundering, and solutions need to extend beyond EDs
Healthcare systems across Australia are buckling in the wake of COVID waves and the flu season.
Are we living longer and healthier or longer and sicker?
Is society’s current approach to healthcare helping us live longer and healthier, or longer and sicker?
Congratulating our David de Kretser Award recipients
The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences was delighted to honour our 2020 and 2021 David de Kretser Award recipients, Professor Marilyn Baird and Professor Ross Coppel at a ceremony in Monash’s beautiful new chancellery building on
Guilt, shame and stigma – how patients who smoke experience healthcare
A new study from Monash University has looked at how current and ex-smokers living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), other chronic illnesses, or those with no chronic conditions, experience care from their general practitioner (GP)
From glasses to mobility scooters, ‘assistive technology’ isn’t always high-tech. A WHO roadmap could help 2 million Australians get theirs
The WHO estimates one in three of us will need assistive technology, ranging from glasses to mobility scooters, in our lifetimes. This number is set to grow with an ageing population and the rising prevalence of non-communicable diseases such as
Workforce shortages are putting NDIS participants at risk. Here are three ways to attract more disability sector workers
Ahead of the upcoming election, the Australian Labor Party has promised a rigorous review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), focused on spending and administration, should it win office.
Homelessness is common for teens leaving out-of-home-care. We need to extend care until they are at least 21
Young people transitioning from out-of-home care – whether it’s foster, kinship or residential care – are disadvantaged in many ways. Many have experienced abuse, neglect, family hardship or illness.
Workforce shortages are putting NDIS participants at risk. Here are 3 ways to attract more disability sector workers
Ahead of the upcoming election, Labor has promised a rigorous review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), focused on spending and administration, should it win office.