Running, jumping, tackling, not to mention handling the ball, means Aussie Rules players risk injuries to their hands and wrists serious enough to send them to the emergency department.
Our research uses artificial intelligence to unblock hospital beds and helps doctors and nurses to know quickly which patients are safe to go home.
The NHS workforce reconfiguration so far has been an accountant’s response – designed to save money rather than being based upon actual clinical need.
Many Indigenous people tell us they find hospitals stressful, uncomfortable and alienating. Here's how good design can help.
The design of children's hospitals and other health facilities for young people have come a long way from the institutions of the past. Now, they're a place to reduce stress and support mental health.
Twenty years after a landmark report on preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals, is the medical profession doing better?
It's all very well having rights. But what do these rights really mean when you're with your GP, in hospital or in a nursing home?
The WHO has called for the global scale-up of human milk banks.
Debates around South Africa's health market inquiry must remember that not all proposals for regulating private economic activity are an attack on the market.
New findings show what the public really thinks about how we prioritise treatments at the end of people's lives.
What to expect when you're expecting an operation.
Overstretched ambulance services are increasingly being called out for non-emergencies.
One in four patients who stays overnight in hospital endures a complication.
The reality of how the so-called penalties will work won’t match the rhetoric.
Starting a new job is never easy, never mind one that puts people's lives in your hands on a daily basis.
Until recently we didn't know much about which antibiotic is best for people who have been attacked by a crocodile.
Serving hot, fresh, nutritious food in hospitals should be considered part of the clinical care.
Midwives should provide continuous support during labour and birth and they should respect women's choices when it is within safe practice to do so.
Parents of children who have complex healthcare needs often find their role as a mother or father is overwhelmed by all the clinical tasks they have to undertake.
Listen up junior doctors, here is your survival guide.