How are Australia’s doctors faring during COVID-19?
A University of Melbourne national survey of GPs and specialists finds that doctors are stressed – not just from COVID-19, but also the broader economic impact.
Improving cancer care through good communication
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds that working on clear and open communication between doctor and patients can improve cancer care.
The future of Australia's doctors
A University of Melbourne report finds new pressures, like digital disruption and increasing costs, are changing the way doctors deliver care to patients.
Training new doctors through child’s play
Teddy Bear Hospitals provide health care students with the confidence to work with children by 'treating' their sick bears says a University of Melbourne expert
Protecting patients and their doctors
By combining law and medicine, University of Melbourne Associate Professor Marie Bismark focuses on improving patient safety and the wellbeing of practitioners.
When women’s rights collide with doctors
Victorian doctors can conscientiously object if a woman wants an abortion; but some see this as the right to obstruct, University of Melbourne research finds.
Personalising blood sugar targets
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a tool to help GPs set personalised blood sugar targets and medication plans for type 2 diabetes patients.
Attracting (and keeping) Australia’s rural health workers
University of Melbourne research finds that keeping health workers in rural Australian communities is about helping them socially, as well as professionally.
The language of living and dying
Researchers from the Centre for Cancer Research at the University of Melbourne have found we need to talk about palliative care differently to reap its benefits
Why mindset matters for junior doctors
Teaching junior doctors how to have a 'growth mindset' can help them cope better with the pressures of the job, says a University of Melbourne researcher.