Health Industry News

Healthcare professionals recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Of the 1,214 Queen’s Birthday Honours awards announced yesterday, it was fantastic to see more than 130 of these were in medicine. Among a number of GPs recognised on the honours list, influenza specialist, A/Prof John Litt, Adelaide was made a member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to preventative medicine. VIVA! Communications has had…

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Call for patients’ voice in PBS discussions

Patient advocacy is in VIVA’s DNA. Helping to improving the health outcomes of everyday Australians is at the heart of everything we do, and a core passion for us as health communication strategists. A fundamental component of healthcare advocacy is access – to the best treatments, services and healthcare professionals. As such, we welcome and…

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InsideOut Institute receives $3.67m research grant

VIVA! Communications is thrilled to see InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders has been awarded $3.67 million today (Monday, June 3, 2019) from the Million Minds Research Mission to develop a health system research centre. The centre will monitor early detection and treatment of eating disorders across the national health system, and design new methods to…

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2019 – 2020 ‘Championing Change’ Innovation Practice Nurse Grants now open

Applications are now open for Seqirus Australia’s 2019-2020 ‘Championing Change’ Innovation Practice Nurse Grants. Now in their second year, the Innovation Grants recognise and support Australian practice nurses’ enhancement of community immunity through the implementation of innovative adult immunisation initiatives designed to boost coverage rates, or improve the quality use of adult vaccines. Immunisation providers…

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