Taking risks in Recovery

Taking risks in Recovery

31 AUGUST, 2015 Lack of accountability Lack of safe staffing levels Avoidable errors Hospitals should not take unnecessary risks by cutting staff in Recovery Accreditation for hospitals and nursing homes follows a simplistic, sometimes irrelevant approach. Things...
Obesity and surgery

Obesity and surgery

Morbid obesity and surgery don't mix 67% of Australian adults are overweight and one in four adults in Australia are obese. This story tells the impact that obesity can have on surgical outcomes. And why stricter guidelines on who can have elective surgery might save...
Sexism in surgery

Sexism in surgery

A senior female Doctor mentioned sexism, and unleashed a storm of angry 'me too' stories. Bullying is a major problem. And it particularly affects junior Doctors who’s careers are easily derailed.This story started with a book launch. Dr Gabrielle McMullin was...