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State's top doctor claims Fiona Stanley Hospital open letter is a "cry for help"

WA today - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Get over it", and "I'm sick of the grizzlers", is Premier Colin Barnett's fiery rejection of an open letter to the WA public from a group of frustrated doctors at the beleaguered Fiona Stanley Hospital. Mr Barnett's annoyance on Sunday was evident as ...

Twin sisters give birth at same hospital just minutes apart

9news.com.au - ‎9 hours ago‎
“We actually had a doctor's appointment today because we were due on Friday, so we got there and they were like 'you have to go to the hospital' and we get a call that Nicole and Rich are on their way, too,” Stephanie Edginton told 6ABC Action News.

Macquarie Uni is bringing US-style change to Australia's hospital system

The Australian Financial Review - ‎2 hours ago‎
Macquarie University vice-chancellor Bruce Dowton says the new model will include the best bits of the US system. Wolter Peeters. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus.

FNQ health authorities given all clear in interim report into hospital deaths

The Cairns Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young said the report found the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service had implemented the appropriate infection control measures to minimise the risk of transmission.
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Surgeon 'wrongly stapled vagina'

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
In the first case, the doctor, on a $350,000-a-year salary, accidentally stapled the vagina of a woman during routine surgery at Robina Hospital. This time, a middle-aged man was left with “massive urological trauma” caused during a hernia operation.
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Barry Manilow Rushed to the Hospital; May Miss Grammys1:12

NEWS.com.au - ‎16 hours ago‎
BARRY Manilow has been hospitalised for complications following emergency oral surgery he received on Monday. “Following a triumphant sold out concert in Memphis, Barry Manilow was rushed back to Los Angeles due to complications from emergency ...

Nauru baby being kept by Qld hospital, protest organised to show solidarity

Yahoo7 News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
A Brisbane children's hospital is refusing to release a baby being treated for burns suffered while in detention on Nauru until a "suitable" home is found.
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The $1.8bn project we keep waiting for

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The new Sunshine Coast University Hospital, at Kawana, is due to be completed in October and open in November. However, Opposition health spokesman and Caloundra MP Mark McArdle and Member for Kawana Jarrod Bleijie have revealed that sources ...

Modbury Hospital doctors' open letter opposes SA Government's Transforming Health plans

ABC Online - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Thirty doctors at Modbury Hospital, in Adelaide's north-east, have written an open letter to the Health Minister and SA Health, warning the State Government's Transforming Health plans for the facility will lead to treatment delays and higher risks for ...
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Hospital not to blame for patient deaths

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The investigation into how Herberton Hospital handled the care of seven patients, all who died last month, began because five of the people suffered from symptoms of a viral infection when they died.

States bypass efficiency to prop up ailing public hospital systems

The Australian (subscription) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
NSW and South Australia have pushed for an increase in the GST to fund public hospitals - with South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill warning that hospitals would close without an increase in distributions - while Victoria and Queensland have pushed ...

Cuddle Cot eases stillbirth pain

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Carlie and Adam Fitzjohn raised funds for a cuddle cot at Campbelltown Hospital. Picture: Damian Shaw. The cot keeps the baby's body cool, preserving it and allowing parents to spend more time with their child.

Girl, 5, dies in hospital after crash

Perth Now - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The crash scene in Osborne Park where a young girl was critically injured. She later died in hospital. Picture: Twitter/Nine News Perth.
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US probes misconduct allegation at VA hospital in Cincinnati

Yahoo News - ‎11 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials are investigating an allegation of misconduct at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, the latest problem for a scandal-plagued agency that has become a punching bag in the Nov. 8 presidential ...

One Hospital's Unusual Freebie For Newborns: Genetic Testing To See How Well They Metabolize Drugs

Forbes - ‎17 hours ago‎
At most hospitals, new parents receive swag along the lines of diaper bags, rectal thermometers and those little blue bulb syringes used to suction out mucus from a baby's nose.

Illawarra hospital laundry jobs to go: union

Illawarra Mercury - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The Health Services Union (HSU) has accused the state government of dirty tactics as Illawarra hospital laundry jobs are put through the wringer.

Gladstone Park motorcyclist dies in hospital after collision in January

The Age - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Victoria Police spokeswoman Clair White said the man was taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital following the collision, which saw his red Honda motorcycle collide with a champagne-coloured Mitsubishi station wagon at the intersection of Main Road West ...

Elvis the maltese terrier delights patients at Cabrini Hospital, Malvern as pet therapy program takes off

Herald Sun - ‎19 hours ago‎
Elvis the 2.5-year-old maltese terrier has been visiting since December as part of the hospital's new pet therapy program, and according to staff his visits have proven to be a resounding success.
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