Staff and students at the Nepean Clinical School have been saving unused consumables left over from clinical trials run at Nepean Hospital, previously destined for landfill. They have diverted the material's fate from landfill, and towards collection for sorting and redistribution.
An unvaccinated toddler from the far north coast of New South Wales is in intensive care after catching respiratory diphtheria (diphtheria of the throat). A six-year-old close family contact is also infected.
Small babies or those that fail to reach their growth potential are at increased risk of poor pregnancy and birth outcomes, including stillbirth. Up to 40 percent of all stillbirths may be related to inadequate growth of the baby during pregnancy. Yet at present only around 1 in 4 of these small babies are identified in pregnancy.
The Heat and Health Research Incubator will work with policymakers, industry, healthcare professionals and researchers to reduce the impacts of extreme heat and hot weather on human health and society.
Becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a straightforward process. After completing the HSC, you must study an accredited tertiary degree and then register as an RN through the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
Sydney’s first eating disorders research and translation centre offers nationwide grant opportunity to progress prevention, treatments and support in partnership with research, lived experience, clinical and community experts.
After two unbelievably restricted years of COVID 19, lockdowns and social distancing, the 1961 and 1972 Class of the Medicine managed to hold their reunions and were ready to 'party', mingle, catch up and reminisce.
As a new cohort of medicine and health professionals graduate and enter the workforce, we asked our alumni to reflect on their university experiences and pass on a word of wisdom to the class of 2022.