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NSW celebrating COVID-free half century

As NSW approaches the first anniversary of its tough COVID-19 lockdown, the state has welcomed a milestone half-century in the fight against the virus that unleashed a global pandemic. NSW Health on Monday declared the community had gone 50 consecutive days without a single virus case in the community. It’s widely believed 28 days without… Read More »

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable

Preventable harm sometimes occurs during surgeryGetty/Shannon Fagan By Chelsea Whyte About half of all harm that comes to patients as a result of medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients in hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care facilities around the world. Maria Panagioti at the University… Read More »