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UNSW researchers have identified key reasons why some doctors continue working beyond retirement age, despite evidence suggesting their performance is more likely to decline.

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A former electrician, who is aiming to become the first Indigenous specialist in obesity-related surgery, is among the eight Indigenous doctors who graduated from UNSW Medicine today.

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Hospital politics and a power imbalance between doctors and pharmacists may be a key reason why antibiotics continue to be chronically misused in Australian hospitals, new research suggests.

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A doctor who worked at the Christmas Island detention centre has told a UNSW forum there has been “no adequate response” to a 92-page letter detailing concerns about asylum seekers' health.

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A paediatrician with first-hand experience of the detention centre on Christmas Island will tell a public health symposium at UNSW tonight that detained children are showing signs of physical and developmental problems including language delay and regression. 

A hand hygiene campaign has recorded good results in NSW hospitals but doctors are letting the side down, UNSW research shows.

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The NSW Premier Morris Iemma addressed graduating medical students at UNSW last week, calling on them to show compassion in their work as doctors.

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UNSW is helping to address the lack of Indigenous doctors in Australia, with a record intake of Aboriginal students enrolled in the undergraduate medicine program this year.