Western Australia is all set to become the first state in Australia to initiate an automatic organ donor law.
As per the new rule, unless anyone objects, all the residents of Western Australia will automatically donate their organs after their death.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has urged chemists to halt the selling of the over-the-counter oral liquid medicines, which contain codeine.
The agency feels that such liquid medicines should not be used for the treatment of children and youngsters below 18 years of age, who suffer from cough, as it can lead to health complications.
The Greens and Labour in a report released on Aged Care said that they back and promote Grey Power’s proposal of forming an independent Aged Care Commission and Commissioner.
For a long time, Grey Power has been demanding the revamp of the Aged Care services in order to improve rest homes and home support services for the elderly people in New Zealand.
On October 18, Health Minister Hon Tony Ryall will inaugurate officially the Auckland's first private PET-CT service called as Mercy PET-CT.
A Health Ministry report has warned about the increasing shortage of health care workers.
As forecasted by the report, there will shortage of about 23,000 health workers by 2021 and also, it would be difficult to hire new trained staff to cater to increasing demand.
The increasing cases of Caesarean section deliveries are costing higher on health board budgets across the nation, as brought out by the Herald.
The paper elicited public views in his ‘Your Views section’, in which readers were asked whether C-sections should be continued to be financed by taxpayers’ money and there were many responses from women, who had undergone Caesareans.
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