Friday December 11, 2009HIGH-PROFILE pediatric surgeon Paddy Dewan will continue operating after the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria decided to reprimand, rather than suspend, him for professional misconduct.
Wednesday November 25, 2009MOIRA Kelly, carer of separated twins Krishna and Trishna, has thrown her support behind pediatric surgeon Paddy Dewan, who could soon be banned from practising for up to 18 months.
Tuesday November 24, 2009HIGH-PROFILE pediatric surgeon Paddy Dewan could be banned from practising for up to 18 months, a tribunal has heard.
Saturday November 29, 2008THE Garling report into acute care services in NSW public hospitals has recommended John Hunter Children's Hospital become one of only two neo-natal and pediatric intensive care units in the state.
Wednesday June 18, 2008IT is full of beds and "sleepovers", but the one thing Maitland Hospital has been lacking in its pediatric ward is pyjamas.
Tuesday July 10, 2007EXPERIMENTAL drugs should be tested on children if scientists are to make breakthroughs in pediatric medicine, a British expert says.
Monday June 4, 2007SCOTTISH-born Patricia Davidson came to Australia in the late 1980s aiming to be a pediatric surgeon.
Saturday March 17, 2007PEDIATRIC nurse Fiona Newall wants to encourage other nurses to follow her lead in extending the boundaries of traditional nursing research.
Tuesday July 25, 2006JOHN Hunter Children's Hospital pediatric nurse Bev Cooney went on a holiday to Peru in 2003 and returned with heart-breaking memories of the country's poor and sick children.
Friday July 21, 2006HUNTER residents with brain or spinal injuries will benefit from a $31,000 state government grant. Hunter Spinal Cord Injury Service will receive $10,000, The Kaleidoscope Pediatric Brain Injury Rehabilitation team, almost $9000 and Hunter Brain Respite Options, a new projector.
Friday June 9, 2006THE troubled Sale hospital is at risk of losing its pediatric service, after both its children's specialists resigned yesterday.
Saturday February 25, 2006THE commitment of extra pediatric and anaesthetic staff at Maitland Hospital has averted a doctor-led suspension of its obstetric services.
Friday February 3, 2006ONE of Australia's top pediatric plastic surgeons, John Meara, says he never expected to stay in Australia after completing a fellowship at the Royal Children's Hospital in 1999.
Wednesday November 30, 2005JOHN COLEBATCH, AO PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGIST 6-6-1909 - 20-11-2005
Wednesday November 23, 2005THE State Government will create a pediatric forensic service to help hospitals identify victims of child abuse as part of increased funding for the child-protection system.
Saturday November 19, 2005MORE than 150 clinicians attended a pediatric trauma education seminar in Newcastle yesterday.
Thursday September 22, 2005ENCEPHALITIS, a killer that ravages the young, is doing the rounds in pediatric ward 6, Gorakhpur hospital.
Saturday March 5, 2005Being born prematurely can set off a chain reaction of hormone-related health problems in girls, Sydney doctors have shown for the first time. Later, girls and boys will be at increased risk of heart disease, said Dr Kristen Neville, the pediatric endocrinologist who headed the study.
Wednesday November 24, 2004A BLOOD pressure machine was held together with tape and cardboard, patient medication was dangerously delayed and visitors were asked to wash and feed pediatric patients, overworked Maitland Hospital nurses said.
Wednesday August 18, 2004Victorian children may have to go interstate or overseas to get a lung transplant and wait longer for the treatment as the state's pediatric lung transplant program faces an uncertain future.
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