Subiaco is now home to WA's first cannabis-centric GP clinic.
Critically ill patients who should be treated within ten minutes are waiting over an hour for treatments in one of Sydney’s major emergency departments.
Scientists can now block the toxins behind some stomach bugs, offering new treatment options as medicine continues to grapple with antibiotic resistance.
Young West Australians are getting unhealthier and the wait to enter the state’s aged care system is getting longer, according to a new report.
Perth's newly graduated nurses are coveted by the Scots with the chance to work overseas supported by the West Australian government.
Australia's first HIV home-testing kit has been approved by the regulator, in a move that has been welcomed by health advocates as a key weapon in the fight to eradicate the virus.
The federal government's review of the Medicare Benefits Schedule has come under fire after new item numbers for spinal surgery were "rushed out", leaving patients exposed to out-of-pocket costs up to 45 per cent higher than under the previous system.
Children aged one to four will be able to receive a free meningococcal vaccination for a further year, after the state government extended its subsidy program.
It comes as the peak body for disability services warns of a looming market failure and some providers close their doors.
A Melbourne massage therapist has been permanently banned from touching female clients.
Restrictions as to who can call themselves "cosmetic surgeons" would be brought in under sweeping recommendations aimed at protecting patients from botched treatments.
Specialists at Northern Beaches Hospital have called a crisis meeting and anaesthetists concerned about patient safety have threatened to cancel all elective surgeries.
The mounting concerns over the running of the new Northern Beaches Hospital have been characterised as “hiccups” by Health Minister Brad Hazzard at the $600 million facilities’ official opening on Monday.
Doctors blame a lack of medical staff for the cancellation of some elective surgeries – a claim the private operator of the new Sydney hospital denies.
Queensland has the second-highest number of start-ups in Australia behind New South Wales - why are so many for medical technology?
Health Minister Brad Hazzard says that he has spoken to senior managers at Healthscope after reports of a serious undersupply of critical supplies at the new Northern Beaches Hospital.
A crisis is threatening to erupt in the revered, highly specialised world of paediatric cardiothoracic surgery in NSW.
As around 200,000 school leavers converge on party destinations, NSW Health is warning about one particular disease.
WARNING: Contains distressing images. Health authorities have confirmed two cases of Buruli ulcer in Melbourne’s western suburbs
Brisbane-based former federal president of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Steve Hambleton, fell ill suddenly when attending a meeting in Canberra.
The long-running debate over the My Health Record privacy legislation has finally been resolved, with a government bill that aims to better safeguard sensitive patient data passing unanimously in the Senate.
The first time Bhumchu Zangmo laid eyes on her twin daughters Nima and Dawa after their surgical separation, she couldn’t tell them apart.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has agreed to extend the My Health Record opt-out deadline to January 31, after the system crashed again on Wednesday.
Pressure is mounting for Health Minister Greg Hunt to suspend the government's My Health Record roll-out, with Labor set to move in the Senate on Wednesday to extend the opt-out period beyond the Thursday deadline.
The surgeon who boasts “the highest number of nose jobs in Australia” has had his medical registration suspended.
Studies show again and again that midwife-led care is better for women and their babies, so why is Northern Beaches Hospital restricting it?
New research suggests Queensland's lockout legislation is reducing high alcohol toxicity rates despite legal loopholes.
AMA Queensland has released its 2018 report card on workplace culture in Brisbane public hospitals.
Psychiatrist and youth mental health advocate Patrick McGorry has called for "a radical reform of the structure and culture" of mental health services, as the Productivity Commission prepares to look at the economic impact of mental illness.
Health Minister Greg Hunt has unveiled long-awaited changes to the government's My Health Record legislation to address privacy concerns.