May 25, 2018 Serving remote communities

How advancements in pathology helped a regional hospital tackle the 2017 horror flu season

Anyone who has experienced a case of the flu will know the severe symptoms it can present. Last year, Australia experienced one of the worst
Nov 14, 2017 Serving remote communities

The challenges and benefits of antenatal tests for aboriginal mothers

About 6% of Australian births are to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander parent. While many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
Oct 29, 2016 Serving remote communities

Closing the gap on diabetes one test at a time

Pictured above: In 2011 Jasmine Sarin, a contemporary Aboriginal artist from Illawarra, NSW, was commissioned to prepare a unique piece of a
May 31, 2016 Serving remote communities

How a solution for remote healthcare is helping fight antibiotic resistance

In remote communities, barriers such as distance and transport limitations can make it difficult for people to access medical services regul
Dec 19, 2015 Serving remote communities

Small in size, big in scope: Point of care testing in rural and remote Queensland

As you may have noticed Australia is a very big country. The tyranny of distance and its corresponding poor access to health services for pe
Sep 25, 2015 Serving remote communities

Bringing the lab to the bush: pathology in rural and remote communities

The welcome sign at Nhulunbuy airport -  pathology samples are flown to Darwin for complex tests during rainy season Poor access to heal