Delaying patient results could prevent misinformation and distress, doctors say, as the government tries to scrap wait times for scans and medical tests.
Artificial intelligence is increasingly being used in hospitals and doctors' offices but one expert says it's best used keeping doctors away from fax machines.
The Queensland government will inject $200 million over two years to help address the number of long stay hospital patients causing significant challenges.
A newly-funded sleep program is linking western and Indigenous knowledge to treat the medical condition of sleep apnoea in regional First Nations communities.
A team of 18 Doctors Without Borders workers in Sudan have been beaten and whipped by armed men while trying to deliver supplies to a Khartoum hospital.
A review of Townsville Hospital's pediatric audiology services is under way and two staff members have been stood down over concerns about clinical standards.
The new president of Australia's peak body for GPs fears the occupation will cease to exist in the future due to diminished funding and workforce shortages.
The Queensland government says medical practices aren't being slugged with more payroll tax or targeted by compliance authorities.
The chair of a health professional lobby group is calling on the federal government to change laws on claims against practitioners.
Queensland health practitioners will be more strictly regulated by federal watchdogs after new laws were passed by state parliament.
A flourishing flu season has led to a plummet in blood supplies across the country, with Australians being urged to roll up their sleeves and make a donation.
London Ambulance Service has launched a fresh recruitment drive, targeting Australian paramedic graduates at a time of local frontline shortages.
A Senate inquiry into GP services in rural Australia has heard the doctor shortage in the bush is a desperate situation that is only going to get worse.