hospital

The following articles have the tag hospital

Lying in death’s bed

Lying in death’s bed

Lying in death’s bed

A stay in hospital can be an eye-opening experience. It gave Peter Leith pause for ...

Who to blame for dodgy treatment?

Dodgy medical treatment? It’s not us, it’s the other lot, say the specialists

Who to blame for dodgy treatment?

Patients might not be getting the best advice about which treatments do or don’t work, ...

Makes you think

Life goes on. But not for everyone

Makes you think

A short stay in hospital gave the ever-watchful Peter Leith pause for thought.

Plan to prevent unnecessary stays

Plan to prevent unnecessary stays

Plan to prevent unnecessary stays

Program could prevent stressful, often unnecessary, hospital admissions for aged care patients.

When hospital makes you sicker

When a stay in hospital makes you sicker

When hospital makes you sicker

One in 10 patients are infected in hospital, and it's not always with what you ...

Punish doctors who overcharge?

bill shock

Punish doctors who overcharge?

Chief medical officer wants to punish doctors who charge unnecessarily high fees.

Bupa’s policy ‘detrimental’

Bupa’s policy ‘detrimental’

Bupa’s policy ‘detrimental’

The Ombudsman slams Bupa over dumping benefits so it can claw back costs.

Aussies lead vanity stakes

Australians spend more on cosmetic surgery than Americans

Aussies lead vanity stakes

Australians underwent 20,000 boob jobs and 30,000 liposuction procedures last year.

Ever felt powerless in hospital?

Ever felt powerless in hospital?

Ever felt powerless in hospital?

Research identifies Hostage Bargaining Syndrome.

Private patients reap public benefits

More private insurers are using public hospitals

Private patients reap public benefits

Private insurers are achieving shorter waiting times for patients in public hospitals.

Health insurance boons identified

Health insurance boons identified

Health insurance boons identified

New document identifies health insurance reforms that will lower premium costs.

New Medicare package announced

New Medicare package announced

New Medicare package announced

Changes to the public health system could see the introduction of health care homes.

Mental health system under review

Mental health system under review

Mental health system under review

Health Minister Sussan Ley has announced an overhaul of the current mental health system.

Prostate cancer patients misled

Prostate cancer patients misled

Prostate cancer patients misled

Prostate cancer surgeons have been withholding information from patients.

The pain of paying

The pain of paying, Federal Government, Medicare, Ulcer Dressing, Patients, Hospital, Australia, Pensioners, Labor

The pain of paying

Derryn Hinch has started the year true to form by taking a swipe at ...

GP helpline

GP Helpline, Government, New, After Hours, Hospital, unwell, Sick, 2011

GP helpline

What do you do if it’s the middle of the night and you’re feeling ...

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