21 January 2017

Update: RMH caring for injured from Bourke Street incident

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has provided an update on the condition of patients following the CBD incident yesterday.

Publications
Date of Publication: Jan 2017
Khan, F., Amatya, B., Sayed, T. M., Butt, A. W., Jamil, K., Iqbal, W., Elmalik, A., Rathore, F. A., Abbott, G.
Objective: To provide an update on disability and outline potential barriers and facilitators for implementation of the World Health Organization Global Disability Action Plan (GDAP) in Pakistan. Methods: A 6-day workshop at the Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Islamabad facilitated by rehabilitation staff from Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.
Publications
2017
Tran, D. M., Forbes, M. P.
Within the past decade, there has been a significant increase in Australia's health expenditure, with a concurrent rise in overdiagnosis. Australia has introduced the Choosing Wisely campaign in a bid to identify and reduce commonly used investigations, treatments and procedures that add little benefit to patient care.
Publications
Date of Publication: Sep 2016
Rice, S. M., Purcell, R., De Silva, S., Mawren, D., McGorry, P. D., Parker, A. G.
Background The physical impacts of elite sport participation have been well documented; however, there is comparatively less research on the mental health and psychological wellbeing of elite athletes. Objective This review appraises the evidence base regarding the mental health and wellbeing of elite-level athletes, including the incidence and/or nature of mental ill-health and substance use.
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12 October 2018

Melbourne Health excels in Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

Last night Melbourne Health’s commitment to excellence in patient care and innovation was recognised at the 2018 Department of Health and Human Services’ Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.

09 February 2016
Tom Oxley - photo by University of Melbourne

New device to get people with paralysis back on their feet

Melbourne medical researchers have created a new minimally invasive brain-machine interface, giving people with spinal cord injuries new hope to walk again with the power of thought.

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Consumer representative is the term we use to describe people who support us by providing a patient, carer and community perspective in decision-making, service planning and improvement.

07 February 2019
Stethoscope on the Aboriginal flag

Eliminating skin disease in Aboriginal children could reduce antibiotic use by almost 20%

A study has revealed that 95 per cent of children in five remote Aboriginal communities had received an antibiotic prescription before their first birthday and almost half of them had received up to six prescriptions.

Publications
Date of Publication: Feb 2017
Alan, H., Ian, B., Nancy, C., Ruben, O. D., Siddhivinayak, H., Daniel, J., Jacqueline, K., John, M., Fernando, M., Takato, O., Tam, J. S., Anthony, W., Richard, W., Thedi, Z., Zhang, W. Q.
Since 2010 the WHO has held a series of informal consultations to explore ways of improving the currently highly complex and time-pressured influenza vaccine virus selection and development process. In November 2015 experts from around the world met to review the current status of efforts in this field.
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