A new one-stop shop clinic is keeping patients with vascular fistulas like 16-year-old Candice Murphy off the operating table.
Andrew Brown People seeking mental health treatment made up half of all deaths in 2011 and 2012, new figures show.
Kate Aubusson Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will no longer be able to enrol children to childcare, with the state government closing the "conscientious objector" loophole.
Kate Aubusson Five per cent of patients who break a hip will die in hospital, and up to 25 per cent will die within the year as a direct result of their injury, a major audit finds.
Kate Aubusson Five patients who received cornea transplants have contracted a fungal infection from tissue donations supplied by the NSW Eye Bank.
Kate Aubusson Siena's family paid $250,000 for to send her to a US eating disorder clinic. Now a Sydney program is offering young patients the same treatment for a low fee.
Liana Walker A study has found those in disadvantaged areas are 1.7 times likely to get head and neck cancer.
Louisa Gordon The Australian health system is now spending just over $200 million each year on the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.
Isabell Greigeritsch, Stamatina Hasiotis New rules around coughing and sneezing suggest the best way is to use the crook of your arm to prevent germs spreading further than necessary.
Patients waiting for elective surgeries with some of the longest wait times, including hip and knee replacements and cataract extractions, are set to benefit from a $3 million funding injection into specific local health districts.