Pandemic leave payments extended indefinitely

National cabinet has agreed to extend indefinitely pandemic emergency payments beyond the cut-off date of September 30.

`Burned-out' GPs push for support

Doctors feel undervalued and stressed after years of underfunding and increasing pressure, the new president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners says.

PELVIC MESH CLASS ACTION PRESSER Shine class actions practice leader Rebecca Jancauskas welcomes the settlement.
Pelvic mesh class actions finalised

Two class actions against Johnson & Johnson over defective pelvic mesh products have settled for $300 million, finalising almost 10 years of legal fighting.

Step to it - research shows 10,000 steps a day helps

Lowering the risk of dementia, heart disease, cancer and early death could be as simple as walking faster every day, with 10,000 steps being “the sweet spot”.

Rare case of measles case diagnosed in Sydney

NSW has its first recorded case of measles in more than two years with health authorities warning anyone at possible exposure locations to monitor for symptoms.

More training needed for dementia carers

Australia must bolster the level of dementia care education being given to residential aged care staff, a conference on the disease has been told.

Starting a conversation could save a life - R U OK?

On R U OK? Day, Australians are being reminded that no qualifications are needed to have a chat that saves someone’s life.