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Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital: Newborn dead, second critical after given wrong gas

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two newborn babies have been given nitrous oxide instead of oxygen at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. One baby has died and the second is in a critical condition after they were mistakenly given nitrous oxide, commonly known as 'happy gas' at the hospital ...
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Report finds 'appalling' rates of preventable hospital admissions in some communities

ABC Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Some communities in Victoria and Queensland have had "appalling" rates of preventable hospital admissions for at least a decade, a new Grattan Institute report has found.

Cabrini Hospital upgrades emergency-call system after mother's cry for help goes unheard

The Age - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
One of Melbourne's top private hospitals has upgraded its emergency nurse-paging system after staff failed to respond to a bedridden mother whose newborn baby had stopped breathing.

Perth Children's Hospital: WA Health Minister unable to rule out further delays

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Western Australia's Health Minister is still unable to rule out further delays to the opening of the new Perth Children's Hospital amid continued construction problems for the $1.2 billion project. The Nedlands facility was initially supposed to open ...

Window cleaners dressed as ninja turtles cheer children at Canberra hospital

The Canberra Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
There were exclamations of excitement and giggles galore as window cleaners dressed as cartoon characters Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael made a surprise visit to the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children on Monday.

It was personal heartache that led her to push for a full-time thoracic (lung) surgeon at the public hospital.

Illawarra Mercury - ‎3 hours ago‎
''Three years ago after my daughter needed surgery to have a tumour removed from her lung,'' she said. ''However, with no surgeon down here she had to go to St George Hospital to be operated on. ''Because I then had to take over the full-time care of ...
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Ipswich man charged with sexual assault on hospital staff

Brisbane Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
A man has been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident at Ipswich General Hospital on Sunday afternoon. The man, 52, allegedly entered the hospital about 5.30pm armed with a knife and preliminary investigations suggested he was not a ...

Kerry Murphy inquest hears more could have been done to prevent death at Royal Darwin Hospital

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
More could have been done to prevent the fatal fall of a 76-year-old man who was admitted to hospital with non-life-threatening pneumonia.
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Child in hospital after Sydney window fall

NEWS.com.au - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
A child has been rushed to hospital after falling out of a window at a building in Sydney's north. Emergency services were called to the Chatswood property just after 6pm on Sunday following reports of the fall.

Hospital project bungles put plans in doubt

The Mercury - ‎21 hours ago‎
It is worrying and upsetting to Tasmanians that their major capital city hospital should be at the centre of a chain of haphazard and avoidable bungles.
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Two men injured, one flown to hospital following aggravated burglary at Lilydale

3AW - ‎13 hours ago‎
Two men have been injured, one flown to hospital following an aggravated burglary in Lilydale. Police were called to the property on Mitchell Road, Lilydale around 5.20am on Monday.
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Wild winds: Seven taken to hospital after spate of accidents

The Age - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Seven people have been taken to hospital following a spate of accidents caused by wild weather across Victoria. Fallen trees triggered four separate incidents in a 10-hour stretch that left seven people in hospital, including two with serious injuries ...
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Paramedic stabbed by woman demanding drugs on Fraser Island released from hospital

ABC Online - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A paramedic stabbed in the stomach on Fraser Island by a woman demanding drugs has been released from hospital. Phil Switzer was forced to call triple-0 for himself after he regained consciousness following the attack at the Happy Valley ambulance ...

Dan's dogma hurts hospital

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
DESPERATE Dan Andrews should have learnt that not everyone shares his ideological obsessions. But don't count on it. Hot on the heels of his disastrous attempts to unionise the Country Fire Authority, by making the nation's biggest volunteer ...

Centenary Hospital staff and beds under pressure

The Canberra Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Canberra's Centenary Hospital for Women and Children is facing concerns that staff are having to work extra shifts and overtime to meet increasing workloads with the facility reportedly under pressure from growing demand.

Elderly man dies in hospital after spending the night missing from Sydney aged care facility

9news.com.au - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
An elderly man who spent the night lost in bushland in Sydney's west after going missing from an aged care facility home has died in hospital. Police searched for the 98-year-old throughout the night, and he was found in bushland near the Dean Park ...
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Stabbing victim 'covered in blood'

Geelong Advertiser - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A MAN in his 20s has been arrested and is under police guard in hospital after a knife fight in Geelong's north left another man covered in blood.
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SA hospital delay to be expected: minister

SBS - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
South Australia's health minister says he's not worried by reports the $2.1 billion new Royal Adelaide Hospital could be further delayed because of plumbing issues.

Indigenous name for University of Canberra Public Hospital crane

The Canberra Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Forget Craney McCraneface: the judges of a public naming competition for the crane that's building Canberra's newest hospital gave a nod to Canberra's first inhabitants. The two primary school-age winners both thought of the Ngunnawal people when ...
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