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Influenza vaccination during pregnancy
Vaccination remains the best protection pregnant women and their newborn babies have against influenza.
APNA launches bowel cancer screening conversation guide for nurses
As we reach the end of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, it's a great time to make sure you know your role in bowel cancer screening and understanding the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: online resources
CareSearch has created online resources that will help build a path of cultural capability and understanding for supporting care with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Federal Budget 2017-18: Summary
The Turnbull Government handed down the 2017-18 Budget last week. Highlights include:
Home care changes
Changes to the way home care package services are delivered came into effect on 27 February 2017.
GP referrals to My Aged Care
The Department of Health is making changes to standardise and improve the use of My Aged Care by health professionals.
Rural General Practice Grants Program
The Department of Health have announced that the Rural General Practice Grants (RGPG) Program funding round is now open.
Dementia and Aged Care Services Research and Innovation funding round now open
The Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Research and Innovation funding round is now open for applications.
Prescribing unregistered cannabis-based products
Doctors can now apply to NSW Health to seek approval to prescribe certain cannabis-based products that are not on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods, in appropriate circumstances.
National Palliative Care Week: Dying to talk
It's National Palliative Care Week until 28 May and the theme is: Living well with chronic illness. The most recent AIHW statistics show most people accessing palliative care in Australia have cancer.