healthcare

Calls for Increased TeleHealth Services in Regional and Remote Communities

As regional Australians continue to struggle with accessing quality healthcare, experts are urging providers to meet the rising demands for telehealth mental health services. Approximately 28% of Australia’s population live and work in geographically remote locations, with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reporting higher rates of hospitalisation, death, and injury as well as …

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NSW nurses hold fourth strike in push for better conditions

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association held their fourth strike this year, demanding better working conditions and pay. They have insisted that making a 1:4 nurse to patient ratio in every hospital mandatory will benefit both staff and patient outcomes. And there is substantial research backing this claim up. Other states such as Victoria, Queensland, …

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