Safety dance: Campaign to protect pedestrians near medical centres

MEDICAL centres, pharmacies and a pathology clinic are among the Bathurst businesses to have thrown their support behind a growing campaign for improved pedestrian safety in the central business district. Retired barrister Stephen Wilson is the driving force behind the push and he this week met Bathurst Regional Council’s heads of planning and engineering to… Read More »

AHIP wants more oversight over consolidation of hospitals and physicians

A major cause of rising healthcare costs is vertical consolidation among providers, the America’s Health Insurance Plans told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee by statement. When more and more of a region’s doctors and medical experts work for the same hospital or health system, the price for services provided by the acquired physicians increase by an… Read More »

‘Power shift’ needed to improve gender balance in energy research

Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed. A team of experts from the University of Exeter’s Energy Policy Group has analysed gender balance within the crucial field of energy research and spoken to female researchers about their experiences of academic life.… Read More »