10 Nov

The face behind the mask – meet the patient

Rachael is a journalist from Brisbane. She shared her story with us about overcoming barriers to healthcare during lockdown. How has healthcare been different for you during lockdown? During loc
10 Nov

COVID disruption leaves Australia’s cervical cancer goals hanging in the balance

Pre-pandemic Australia was on track to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035,1 but recent data indicates a sharp drop in the number of Cervical Screening Tests (CST) performed this year. The Medicare B
10 Nov

Ask a cytologist: key questions answered about cervical screening tests

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week is coming up on 16th – 22nd November 2020. To learn more about cervical screening, we took Sydney resident Denise to meet a cytologist. Find out if you n
18 Sep

Australian healthcare organisations team up to say when it comes to healthcare, “Don’t Wait Mate”

Pathology Awareness Australia has joined with more than 30 healthcare organisations to encourage Australians to look after their non-COVID-19 health needs during the pandemic. The Don’t Wait Mate
13 Aug

Dr Harry Nespolon: a passionate leader and advocate for general practitioners and the health of Australians

The former President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Dr Harry Nespolon, passed away at the end of July. Despite his 9-month battle with pancreatic cancer, he inspired those w
13 Aug

Broadening gene testing could prevent thousands of cancer cases

Data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimates breast cancer to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer this year, with 19,974 cases of breast cancer predicted to be diagnosed across
13 Aug

Check out these webinars and join the conversation on healthcare during COVID-19

Pathology Awareness Australia is a founding member of the Continuity of Care Collaboration, spreading the message to Australians not to skip vital pathology tests and healthcare appointments during th
28 Jul

An open letter to Victorians signed by 26 health groups

Dear Victorians, Healthcare does not stop for lockdown, we are here to keep you well Healthcare is one of the four reasons you can leave home, and it is safe to visit health services in person
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