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Funding for better outcomes for elderly after hip surgery

Funding for better outcomes for elderly after hip surgery

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

With hip fracture posing a major risk of death in people over 50, a new study aims to establish evidence for improved discharge planning for elderly patients following hip surgery.

Growing numbers of health students choose to “go rural” in 2021

Growing numbers of health students choose to “go rural” in 2021

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

The University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health has seen a significant jump in the number of allied health students choosing to go rural in 2021, showing the increasing popularity of rural locations among domestic undergraduate students.

Smoking increases risk of complications after surgery, joint WHO study finds

Smoking increases risk of complications after surgery, joint WHO study finds

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

People who smoke cigarettes are at a significantly higher risk of post-surgical complications including heart and lung injuries, infections and delayed or impaired wound healing, a new study has found.

Pre-schoolers, teens and Indigenous women the focus for heart health research funding

Pre-schoolers, teens and Indigenous women the focus for heart health research funding

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Three Hunter researchers will focus on helping Australians have better heart health by investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart disease, after securing more than $385,000 in funding from the Heart Foundation.

$10 million funding boost for local health researchers

$10 million funding boost for local health researchers

Friday, 30 August 2019

More than $10 million has been awarded to further world-class, solution-based research at the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), and Hunter New England Health in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

Checking in on check-ups to help Close the Gap

Checking in on check-ups to help Close the Gap

Thursday, 11 July 2019

An intervention designed to help Close the Gap, by increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who receive an annual health check by their GP, will be implemented and evaluated by a new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project.

Public Lecture – Public health in a post-truth world: The commercial determinants of health

Public Lecture – Public health in a post-truth world: The commercial determinants of health

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Join Dr Nason Maani Hessari for a free public lecture 27th June.

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

Monday, 20 May 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.