health care

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Hospitals will have to plan for larger floods – and find ways to safely evacuate staff and patients.

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In a new survey, almost two-thirds of parents reported having trouble securing a vaccination for their child or children with disability.

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UNSW's Professor Anushka Patel, Chief Scientist at The George Institute for Global Health, has been awarded the 2018 Australian Academy of Science Gustav Nossal Medal for Global Health.

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In ten or 20 years there will be inquiries into the serious harms inflicted by immigration detention. We will listen and ask ourselves why “good people stood by”, write Karen Zwi and Nicholas Talley.

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Health-care resources are wasted when doctors overuse diagnostic tests, writes Rakesh Kumar.

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Research aimed at reducing the number of patients harmed in our hospitals has been awarded $8.4 million - making UNSW the largest recipient of NHMRC Program Grants for 2009.