Almost half of patients have poor understanding of their emergency department visit. Being aware of how the emergency department works can give patients the tools to have a smoother experience.
A physician-bioethicist reflects on how health professionals are yet again facing painful reminders of the early months of the pandemic.
Medical receptionists have taken on new roles during the pandemic, which no-one planned for. We must not forget them and the stressful work they do.
People with disabilities are overlooked for COVID-19 vaccine distribution and triage protocols. We need to make this group a priority and address issues that put them at risk.
Lockdown is a drastic solution to limit the impact of COVID-19 and has many costs, as this long read explains.
Being a member of a certain age group shouldn’t be a liability.
Trying to maximise lives saved will inevitably be contentious and imperfect.
The government will unveil on Wednesday a package of coronavirus health measures, including a network of respiratory clinics, a new Medicare item for tele-consultations, and a communications campaign.
We’re likely to see more ‘fever clinics’ opening as coronavirus transmission takes hold in the community. But what are they? And do you need a fever to attend one?
Climate change is happening and will intensify in coming decades. Some experts say it’s time for a triage strategy that focuses investments where they are most likely to have an impact.
Reports often talk about surgery wait times, but the time to actually see the specialist for the first time is the hidden waitlist.
A new diagnostic smartphone app is a modern move for the health provider.
The story of an amazing man you have probably never heard of.
Whether it’s an emergency or a planned admission, going to hospital can be anxiety inducing – not knowing where you’re heading or who will be looking after you. Here’s a cheat sheet to guide you.