Delaying patient results could prevent misinformation and distress, doctors say, as the government tries to scrap wait times for scans and medical tests.
Grandmother Clare Nowland has died after being tasered at a nursing home a week ago, with a police officer facing three criminal charges over the incident.
The 33-year-old NSW senior constable who tasered a great-grandmother has been suspended and a worker at the aged care facility has received a death threat.
NSW's police commissioner will not watch video of the tasering of a 95-year-old grandmother in a nursing home, as the elderly woman's condition worsens.
A NSW police officer has been taken off active duty after a 95-year-old woman suffering dementia and on a walking frame was tasered at a nursing home.
A 95-year-old woman with dementia who was tasered by officers in an aged care home has prompted advocacy groups to call for an inquiry.
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 peak bodies for GPs and pharmacy owners have traded insults, including accusations of being "out of control" and whipping up a media frenzy.
Sydney boy Nicholas Tadros is still in a critical condition after a helicopter crash which killed his mother and three others in Queensland.
Doctors in Queensland have saved a newborn baby's life by removing a tumour from her spine that weighed double her birth weight.
As euthanasia laws come into affect around Australia, doctors are being given the 'uncertain and imprecise' task of calculating how long a person has to live.
A study from the University of Southern Queensland has found rural cancer patients are not getting information that could improve their chances of survival.