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Dr Julian Hirst

Dr Julian Hirst

FRACDS (OMS), BDSc (Hon), MBBS, BSc, BA

Newstead QLD 4006

Dr Hirst's interest in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery developed when working as a resident medical officer in the RBWH Oral and Maxillofacial Department. Dr Hirst feels strongly that while the training requirements to become an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon are the most arduous of all of the surgical specialties, it has been worth it - enabling him to provide a high level of patient care. More....


Health news

Cold-hard facts show why heat must stay on Medicare freeze

Cold-hard facts show why heat must stay on Medicare freeze

Research published in the latest Medical Journal of Australia underlines why the current indexation freeze on Medicare rebates should be removed, given the negative impact it will have on the ability of rural patients to access affordable healthcare.  More...

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Chief Executive Officer to move on

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Chief Executive Officer to move on

The Chair of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA), Mr Shane Solomon, announced today that the IHPA CEO, Dr Tony Sherbon, will be leaving IHPA to take up a Partner role with Ernst and Young later this year.  More...

Landmark study into firefighters’ mental health

Landmark study into firefighters’ mental health

The six-month study is focusing on mental health of professional firefighters currently serving and recently retired firefighters, systematically investigating the effects of regular exposure to traumatic events.  More...

The Doherty Institute congratulates Professor Anne Kelso, named as the CEO of the NHMRC

The Doherty Institute congratulates Professor Anne Kelso, named as the CEO of the NHMRC

Professor Anne Kelso, currently the Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).  More...

Managing mum’s blood pressure doesn’t harm her unborn child

Managing mum’s blood pressure doesn’t harm her unborn child

New study shows that, contrary to expectations, keeping blood pressure in the normal range with medication does not affect a baby's growth and development in the womb, and there are no differences in outcomes for these babies at birth.  More...

Cover Girl opens AutumnCare’s new HQ

Cover Girl opens AutumnCare’s new HQ

One of AutumnCare’s cover girls took time from her busy schedule to open AutumnCare’s new head office in Perth. Local SwanCare resident, Mrs Ethel Murdoch, performed the official ribbon cutting for AutumnCare’s opening celebration last Friday.  More...

Cancer-like retina could lead to new treatments

Cancer-like retina could lead to new treatments

Eye surgeons at the University of Adelaide have discovered that the retina in human eyes uses energy in a very similar way to cancer, which could lead to improved understanding of cancers as well as eye disease such as macular degeneration.  More...

Understanding the impact of parents' mental illness

Understanding the impact of parents' mental illness

Research from the University of Adelaide has found that the children of parents suffering from an emotionally unstable form of personality disorder are at risk of developing behavioural and emotional issues – but the children can also be protected from experiencing similar difficulties to their parents.  More...

Prime health links


- Authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (USA).

Department of Health and Ageing - Australian Federal Government portal.

HealthInsite - access to quality information about health.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - the health of Indigenous Australians.

National Rural Health Alliance - working to improve the health of Australians living in rural and remote areas.

Health Translations Directory - a Victorian State Government resource for consumers and health professionals.