In the media

Pesticide associated with increased cardiovascular mortality: Research The use of pyrethroids may be on the rise, but Australian experts remain unconcerned. Pyrethroids, a class of pesticides, account for more than 17 per cent of the global agrochemical market (09 January 2020). More...

Bushfires threaten drinking water safety. The consequences could last for decades Bushfires pose serious short- and long-term impacts to public drinking water quality. They can damage water supply infrastructure and water catchments, impeding the treatment processes that normally make our water safe to drink (07 January 2020). More...

My Health Record sees a 62 per cent increase in general practitioners viewing documents According to data released by the Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency), general practices increasingly lead the way in using My Health Record, with usage (viewing and uploading) rising substantially since March 2019 (23 December 2019). More...

7th Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiations under way Find out more about consultations and negotiations to inform the 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement (23 December 2019). More...

South-east Qld hospital might have misdiagnosed 1000 cancer patients "Humans are involved. None of these practices are perfect," the Queensland Health Director-General says (03 January 2020). More...

New permanent boss announced for Metro South health district Months after the former Metro South chief executive was suddenly terminated, career health administrator Peter Bristow has been announced as a permanent replacement (20 December 2019). More...