Thousands of new patients have flocked to primary healthcare clinics staffed by the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the outback.
A Brisbane osteopath has admitted sexually assaulting two women who had been longstanding patients, saying he was under stress after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jacinta Davila is no longer accused of murdering top Adelaide doctor Michael Yung with her partner Kerem Aydin but still faces charges of assisting an offender.
A $10,000 cash incentive is being used to convince doctors of the benefits of a life in the country, as one state tries to plug a regional GP shortage.
While traditionally male-dominated sectors such as engineering lead efforts to address gender inequality, healthcare providers are failing to promote women.
The young parents of an infant child broke into the home of top doctor Michael Yung, murdered him and tried to hide the evidence, a court has heard.
A third of Queensland's young doctors at public hospitals feel unsafe and more than half fear they will make a mistake due to fatigue from working long hours.
Sydney dermatologist Liang Joo Leow has faced the Victorian County Court, accused of raping another man by removing a condom without consent.
A former Queensland doctor prescribed the maximum dose of opiate withdrawal drugs to a patient who died later the same day as his appointment.
High-profile surgeon Munjed Al Muderis has sued Nine over stories claiming he was negligent towards patients who received his prosthetic limb implants.
University of Queensland research has found verbal and physical abuse of medical receptionists by patients is rife and causes lasting harm.
Complaints about health workers violating boundaries have more than doubled since before the pandemic.
A pediatrician who helped police catch child abusers has been jailed after being found with abuse material he stored in a computer folder called "Shopping".
A nurse has been awarded $1.6 million in damages after suffering a debilitating injury while restraining a disruptive dementia patient at a Queensland hospital.
A woman told the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency she was exempt from any legal requirement to be registered as an occupational therapist.
Australia is being warned it may face a GP shortage of 10,000 doctors after years of neglect by successive governments, the nation's peak medical body says.
Health care workers will continue to hold stoppages across NSW and in every hospital as they push the Minns government to hurry up with a wage rise.
A coroner has found an eight-year-old boy died after concerns of the mother - a registered nurse - were not acted on by staff at a regional Queensland hospital.
A Queensland doctor who faces multiple charges of choking and serious assaults against his wife has been granted bail with "minimum" conditions.
The peak bodies for GPs and pharmacy owners have traded insults, including accusations of being "out of control" and whipping up a media frenzy.
Colonoscopy patients in Victoria and NSW may need to have the diagnostic procedure redone after a review found the surgeon involved had left some incomplete.
The Australian Medical Association welcomed a verdict on payroll tax for GPs, fearing bulk billing was at risk as some clinics faced multimillion-dollar bills.
After nearly five decades working in rural medicine, Professor Dennis Pashen has been described as an "icon" for his advocacy for better healthcare in the bush.
The NSW government is seeking court-ordered penalties over allegedly unauthorised strikes by health staff in February and March this year.
More Australian mothers are choosing to give birth in the public health system leading to concerns about the future of private providers.
A Queensland physiotherapist has denied accusations that he sexually assaulted two female patients on the same day at his Brisbane District Court trial.
Queensland's opposition leader has slammed the deputy premier for blaming GPs for ongoing capacity pressure at public hospitals.
London Ambulance Service has launched a fresh recruitment drive, targeting Australian paramedic graduates at a time of local frontline shortages.
A Gold Coast cosmetic surgeon and his wife have been ordered to pay more than $450,000 in damages after posting a fake review about a competitor.
A class action against controversial celebrity cosmetic surgeon Daniel Lanzer and four other doctors has been lodged in Victoria's Supreme Court.