21 January 2019 - ABC News
When Vanessa Goh and her husband touched down on Christmas Island last May, they were returning home with cargo of the most precious kind....
21 January 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The NSW Labor opposition has promised to build a $700 million hospital in Sydney's burgeoning North West, where...
21 January 2019 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
NSW Labor has committed $700 million to a new public hospital in Sydney's north west - but has been unable to give...
20 January 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Labor has pledged $700 million to build The Hills’ first public hospital at Rouse Hill that would specialise in...
20 January 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A police detective has come under fire for approaching patients about a possible civil lawsuit against a NSW doctor...
19 January 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A Canberra company is bringing high quality healthcare to many more Fijians thanks to a new partnership with our...
18 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
MORE than 1300 Mercury readers completed our recent Future Tassie survey with well over 600 taking the time to give...
15 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
GOLD Coast Health has introduced a catchment ban on families wanting their babies delivered in the city’s public...
15 January 2019 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
GOLD Coast Health has introduced a catchment ban on families wanting their babies delivered in the city’s public...
15 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Attention, please, all those out there among the 44.9 per cent (and sliding) of Australians with private health...
14 January 2019 - The New Zealand Herald
Rotorua Hospital is reportedly coping well despite junior doctors being on strike today.
14 January 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A new contraceptive patch could one day prevent women getting pregnant for up to six months, experts have revealed.
14 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
PREGNANT women are more likely to be screened for their risk of developing post-natal depression if they plan to...
12 January 2019 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A RURAL Queensland maternity unit will close this week – just two months after Health Minister Steven Miles...
12 January 2019 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Exclusive: The number of full-time overseas trained GPs now exceeds those trained here as Australian medical...
11 January 2019 - Otago Daily Times
Hopes that discord between resident doctors and district health boards might be settled quickly took a blow yesterday after the union...
11 January 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The health-insurance system (public and private) is slowly parting at the seams and the government’s “reforms” due...
10 January 2019 - The Mercury (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
TEENAGERS around the world are injuring themselves doing what is known as the Bird Box Challenge, which is a...
10 January 2019 - Otago Daily Times
Hundreds of southerners face having hospital operations and procedures postponed after the failure of talks yesterday which hoped to settle...
10 January 2019 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Infertile couples will still be able to use their superannuation to pay for IVF but only if they have a diagnosed...
10 January 2019 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
HEALTH funds have begun axing benefits from their members just weeks after announcing they would raise premiums by...
10 January 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Exclusive: Health funds have begun axing benefits from their members just weeks after announcing they would raise...
10 January 2019 - ABC News
Having children can be wonderful but there’s no doubt that parenting can be challenging, especially for women with mental illness. We hear...
9 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
SEVEN out of the past eight years the NT Government has failed to stick to its own health budget, prompting fresh...
8 January 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
EXCLUSIVE: Safe and cheap drugs used to treat everything from heart disease, diabetes and ­depression have emerged...
7 January 2019 - The West Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
“Cervical cancer is a totally preventable disease and we know there are talks of it being eradicated in Australia,...
7 January 2019 - ABC News
If you live in NSW and you have had a baby this year, you will be among the first to receive a bundle of goodies valued at more than $300...
6 January 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Good morning Canberra! Welcome to the first Canberra Now of the year. Commiserations if you're one of the countless...
6 January 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A mother has been left in debilitating pain months after the birth of her child after staff shortages at Canberra...
6 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The State Opposition has accused the Government of failing Tasmanian women over a lack of access to pregnancy...
5 January 2019 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Women anxious about their ticking clocks are being led to believe that a flawed test can predict their ability to...
5 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
DESPERATE Australians wanting to have a baby are flocking to the Ukraine in increasing numbers to take advantage of...
5 January 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
More than six million Australians are at risk of losing critical health fund benefits when sweeping health reforms...
5 January 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
If people weren’t already questioning the value of private health insurance policies, chances are they will this...
4 January 2019 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Bullying and sexism in the medical profession is facilitated by a power imbalance that will require activism to...
4 January 2019 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
THE Melbourne-based health care provider that will offer low-cost surgical abortions in Tasmania has not yet been...
4 January 2019 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The Liberal Party needs to announce and implement a “Liberal alternative” to getting more women in the...
3 January 2019 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Proposed changes to the doctors’ code of conduct have sparked a debate over their role in society, with some...
3 January 2019 - The Mercury (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
In your Letters to the Editor today: Parking meters, hospital ramping and council amalgamations.
2 January 2019 - ABC News
Ajay Rane, Professor of urogynaecology at James Cook University in Townsville.
31 December 2018 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The Howard government considered taking total control over Medicare provider numbers given to doctors — to...
31 December 2018 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Health funds have been warned that investigators will raid their offices if there is a suspicion they have tried to...
29 December 2018 - The West Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The Esther Foundation, founded in 2005, has helped hundreds of women facing issues ranging from depression to...
29 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A naturopath who charges as much as $3100 a week for health retreats is under investigation by the health watchdog...
28 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Few issues caused the ACT government more problems in 2018 than the series of disasters in the territory's health...
28 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
When Matt Comyn, now chief executive of the Commonwealth Bank, was a slightly more junior bank executive, he had...
26 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
This year has seen its fair share of tragedies and triumphs, from the horror that rocked the southern idyll of...
23 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
FORGET extravagant gifts, or holidays with the family, all this Gold Coast mum wants for Christmas is to hold her...
23 December 2018 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Vegan couple’s child had rickets Editorial: Vegan diets based on denial Vegan mums are snubbing advice from...
23 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
PRIVATE hospitals have secretly warned they will close services and turn away patients, putting more pressure on...
22 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
When apartheid ended in South Africa in the early 1990s, many anxiously awaited the sort of bloodbath not unknown...
21 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
It is symptomatic of the way the Palaszczuk Government operates that it ends 2018 with roughly the same electoral...
20 December 2018 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The end of year holidays cannot come fast enough for most in business after what has been a tough year — and next...
16 December 2018 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
HEALTH Minister Steven Miles has confirmed the taskforce set up to investigate the state's rural birthing crisis...
16 December 2018 - The Mercury (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
ON July 2, 1983, at 36 weeks’ gestation, a beautiful baby boy was born — still.
16 December 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
HEALTH Minister Steven Miles has confirmed the taskforce set up to investigate the state’s rural birthing crisis...
16 December 2018 - The New Zealand Herald
A mum who weighed 120kg is almost unrecognisable after she made one major change.
15 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Starting a family by using surrogacy would no longer cost tens of thousands of dollars under a proposed overhaul of...
14 December 2018 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Exclusive: Women giving birth in the public system are being discharged early and billed hundreds of dollars for...
14 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The Morrison Government is planning to override state laws to prevent a person’s gender from being stripped from...
13 December 2018 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A person's gender will remain on birth certificates as the federal government pledges to override state laws and...
13 December 2018 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Bill Shorten has unveiled a “fair go action plan”, outlining an agenda for government that will be the centrepiece...
13 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
England’s National Health Service (NHS) last week announced it will offer mental health screening and treatment for...
13 December 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A person’s gender will remain on birth certificates as the federal government pledges to override state laws and...
13 December 2018 - News.com.au (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The transformations are incredible, from morbidly obese to a healthy weight. But it's not always a happy ending,...
12 December 2018 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
THE 100th baby to be born in Ingham Hospital since the reintroduction of birthing services in 2016 was born on the...
11 December 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
THE 100th baby to be born in Ingham Hospital since the reintroduction of birthing services in 2016 was born on the...
11 December 2018 - Australian Medical Association
In December 2018, the AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, wrote to the Chair of the MBS Review Taskforce, Prof Bruce Robinson to provide...
10 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Up to 60 per cent of planned caesarean sections are being performed before "full term" without a medical reason...
10 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
NSW abortion laws have been denounced as “archaic, cruel and degrading” by doctors, lawyers, community services as...
9 December 2018 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A woman 30-weeks pregnant with her first child is scrambling to find somewhere else to give birth after Knox...
8 December 2018 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A TASKFORCE charged with investigating the state's rural birthing crisis will not commit to visiting Theodore, one...
8 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
THE Sunday Mail’s special investigation in August into the impact of the closure of dozens of regional maternity...
8 December 2018 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A TASKFORCE charged with investigating the state’s rural birthing crisis will not commit to visiting Theodore, one...
7 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Why do women have to lean in?
5 December 2018 - WAtoday.com.au (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The legs are female, the white heels are high, and we have no idea why. What’s the advertisement selling? Hosiery?...
5 December 2018 - The New England Journal Of Medicine
Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — #ThisIsOurLane — Firearm Safety as Health Care’s Highway
5 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
WOMEN who choose to have a caesarean-section delivery have an increased risk of anxiety and post-partum depression.
4 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Never has ‘from death comes new life’ been this literal. A baby girl in Brazil has become the first child born to a...
4 December 2018 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
CALHN boss on how she’ll tackle budget blowout and inefficiency RAH supplier Spotless loses hospital contracts...
4 December 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Dozens of expectant mums have been left with nowhere to give birth after one of Melbourne’s biggest private...
4 December 2018 - The Mercury (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
I am someone who is prepared to stand up to represent the arguments of those who feel they are no longer listened...
3 December 2018 - ABC News
Topics: human-interest, federal-parliament, parenting, australia Transcript INTRODUCTION MAGDA SZUBANSKI: Tonight’s Australian Story is...
3 December 2018 - Australia News - The Guardian
Malcolm Turnbull had admonished Scott Morrison for ‘worst and weakest response’ in attempt to save backbencher’s preselection. All the...
2 December 2018 - ABC News
When Kerryn Phelps walked into Federal Parliament to deliver her maiden speech, all eyes were on the newly elected Member for Wentworth....
2 December 2018 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
FOUR years ago Charlie Ercan found herself at her lowest point. Forced to quit her job as a lawyer due to...
1 December 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
It started with a Facebook post on the page of a local community group, and it ended in legal action that lasted...
1 December 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
WE first met them when they were newborn bundles of joy, all chubby cheeks and gummy grins — the Generation Alpha...
30 November 2018 - ABC News
When your dad's an obstetrician and spends every Christmas Day delivering baby Jesuses, it's not the happy holiday it should be, until a...
28 November 2018 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The architect of the “three-parent IVF” technique which allows parents to avoid passing on devastating and...
28 November 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The federal government's review of the Medicare Benefits Schedule has come under fire after new item numbers for...
28 November 2018 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
North Eastern Community Hospital has unveiled its refurbished nursery. The $77,000 upgrade included new flooring,...
27 November 2018 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
SOUTH Burnett mum Felicity Aitken is calling for changes to the Kingaroy Hospital; not the infrastructure, but...
26 November 2018 - Australia News - The Guardian
Competition watchdog says many are ‘shifting to cheaper products with reduced coverage, and some are dropping their cover altogether’
26 November 2018 - The West Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Cash-strapped Australians are increasingly ditching their private hospital cover because of rising premiums, the...
26 November 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Australians paid $834 million more for health insurance in 2017-18 compared to the year before, despite hundreds of...
26 November 2018 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The proportion of Australians with private health insurance fell last financial year, as premium increases...
26 November 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A sexual health service has blamed government funding cuts for the closure of a northern suburbs clinic which has...
26 November 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
As we head to lunch time the S&P/ASX 200 has increased 28 points in the past two hours. It is now at 5697, just 19...
23 November 2018 - The Coffs Coast Advocate (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A ROCKHAMPTON magistrate has raised concerns that lenient sentencing for drug users will creep into the justice...