Ambulatory care unit for paediatrics ward a bonus for sick kids

NEW UNIT: Paediatric registered nurse Kayleen Cole, nursing unit manager Shirley Roberts, Stephanie Dorsett and hospital general manager Cathy Marshall. PAEDIATRIC patients will no longer have to travel to Sydney for certain specialised medical treatments, thanks to a new paediatric ambulatory care unit operating out of Bathurst Base Hospital.    Housed within the paediatric ward, the unit has… Read More »

Can CBD treat tinnitus?

Medical science has yet to find a cure for tinnitus, an audiological and neurological condition that affects more than 50 million Americans. As a result, tinnitus sufferers are left to seek out whatever relief they can find. For some, this may mean trying cannabidiol, also known as CBD.  First, what is CBD? CBD may help with… Read More »

The Executive’s Guide to Emerging Business Technologies

Getty Getty Over the years, I’ve spoken with countless executives and students about the promise and perils of emerging business technologies. The sessions always begin with: “what are the operational and strategic problems you want to solve?” The technologies represent a growing toolbox of opportunities to solve the problems – though sometimes there’s not an obvious match… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

Health warning as babies catch measles

Two infants with measles probably acquired the infection in Sydney, health authorities say. NSW Health on Tuesday issued its 15th measles warning for the year after two babies too young to be vaccinated became infected in mid March. An eight-month-old likely contracted the disease in the Haymarket area and was infectious while visiting a Strathfield… Read More »