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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 25 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 28 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  9. 17 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  10. 20 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The digital dissection of the human body

    An@tomedia, which emerged from the University of Melbourne's Department of Anatomy in the mid 1990s, documents human anatomy in meticulous detail.