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  1. 25 May 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The dark side of electronic medical records

    Clinical decision support systems used by doctors can be exploited – University of Melbourne experts say Australia must consider regulation sooner, not later.

  2. 10 May 2021 - Inside Business

    It’s more than the money: Getting GPs to go to rural areas

    Australia’s Federal Budget promises more money to rural GPs but a University of Melbourne expert doubts whether it alone will encourage more doctors to go bush

  3. 8 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Do new doctors get enough child health experience?

    Many new doctors entering General Practice seem to lack confidence dealing with child mental health and behaviour problems says University of Melbourne research

  4. 16 July 2020 - Inside Business

    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.

  5. 25 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 19 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 18 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  8. 7 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 31 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  10. 27 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.