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  1. 24 June 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Healing the wounded

    How do we treat wounds that don't heal and become a chronic problem? That's where the research of a very focused University of Melbourne expert comes in.

  2. 30 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making surgery safe in Mongolia

    As recently as the 1980s there was limited training for Mongolian anaesthetists, but the University of Melbourne is part of a program improving healthcare.

  3. 18 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    The simple process of re-identifying patients in public health records

    In 2016, doctors’ identities were decrypted in Australian medical records. Now, a University of Melbourne team finds patients’ records can also be re-identified

  4. Podcast6 October 2017 - Up Close

    Towards cancer care that listens to patients

    Oncologist Lidia Schapira on how health outcomes improve when we respond to patients' lived experience of cancer and support them to engage with their own care.

  5. 6 December 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    The woman who changed the lives of millions

    Mary Glowrey was a doctor and nun ahead of her time, developing sustainable processes and structures to promote efficient healthcare to the poor in India.

  6. 21 November 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Time to hold back on the use of restraints

    Using coercion to control behaviour in healthcare settings is sometimes necessary, but better regulation is needed to ensure it doesn't become the norm.

  7. Podcast4 November 2016 - Up Close

    Stroke recovery: The state of the science

    Stroke recovery guru Professor Julie Bernhardt on the latest research into maximising the chances of overcoming the physical and mental aftermath of stroke.

  8. 27 June 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Public stewardship of private healthcare key to achieving universal health coverage

    Global efforts for universal health coverage are complicated by the public and private mix that characterises health systems of low and middle-income countries.

  9. 3 June 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Are mental health treatment orders out of order?

    At any one time, thousands of Australians with a mental illness are being forced to comply with treatment, but now the status quo is being questioned.

  10. 9 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Meditating on our health

    Evidence that mindfulness techniques can improve our health is mounting and it may be time to start mainstreaming it in our health system.