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  1. 13 March 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Could your GP prescribe a Parkrun instead of a pill?

    ‘Social prescribing’ helps medical professionals connect patients to non-medical services that can benefit their health, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 26 October 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Supporting Australian doctors to help kids with anxiety

    In an Australian first, new guidelines for health professionals are designed to help manage anxiety in our young people, say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 23 June 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Let primary care nurses take a load off GPs

    Australian is lagging other countries in allowing nurses to offer safe, affordable and accessible primary care, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 10 May 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Podcast innovation in medical education

    Podcasts are redefining how we teach medical practitioners, as well as giving reliable health information to the community say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 22 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Bringing clinical trials to regional patients

    A project including the University of Melbourne aims to give people in rural and regional areas equitable access to clinical trials and better health outcomes

  6. 11 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Gender bias skewing surgeon referrals

    Women surgeons are missing out on referrals because male doctors are much more likely to refer patients to male surgeons, finds University of Melbourne research

  7. 11 April 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Yes, older people are having sex – we need to talk about it

    Sexually transmitted infection rates are growing faster among older Australians than younger – we need tailored information, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 14 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stronger action to curb overuse of antibiotics

    A crack down in Australia on repeat prescriptions is just one of a range of moves needed to curb the overuse of antibiotics say University of Melbourne experts