Health

vaccination hub

UNSW researchers have used mathematical simulations of waiting in line, known as stochastic queue network models, to model the process of running a vaccination clinic.

See, no crying or big needles, just a person of colour showing off his plaster

Our well-meaning efforts to use images to help demystify the vaccination process or share our pride in getting a COVID vaccine can backfire.

a mass vaccination space in a warehouse in Italy

We need to stop relying on small GP clinics and urgently move towards using mass vaccination hubs like stadiums, schools and parks.

Helga Zoega receives 500k grant

UNSW Sydney researchers hope to improve the clinical outcomes, as well as quality of life in adult ADHD patients with co-occurring cardiometabolic disease as a result of the grant.

Wrist fracture

The simple answer is yes, says research published in JAMA Surgery by a team from the Whitlam Orthopaedic Research Centre and UNSW School of Population Health.

IASB topping out ceremony group

UNSW is one step closer to realising its shared objective of bringing the health and university campuses in Randwick closer together. 

Man smiling in a wheelchair outdoors

Independent assessments were meant to make access to the NDIS fairer. But disability groups disagree and want them stopped.

Unidentifiable patients receive chemotherapy treatment in a hospital

A low haemoglobin count, older age and high BMI are possible risk factors for developing nerve damage after cancer treatment, a UNSW-led study has found.

Medical worker at Covid-19 Vaccination clinic

Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.

Young man sitting on a lounge with head in hands looking unhappy

Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides. 

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