Monthly media digest: July 2020
A digest of college news coverage from July 2020
Victoria's aged care COVID-19 response
Melbourne fellow Associate Professor John Moloney, head of The Alfred hospital’s emergency department and an emergency field doctor featured in an article in The Age
and Sydney Morning Herald on 30 July “Inside Victoria’s aged care tragedy” describing the physical and emotional challenge of transferring aged care residents from Melbourne nursing homes into hospitals during the state’s COVID-19 crisis.
Queensland CHEWY trial underway
Qld fellow, Mackay Base Hospital anaesthetist Dr Richard Cooper, featured in a news story in the Daily Mercury newspaper in Mackay on his involvement in the CHEWY trial, a randomised trial comparing chewing gum to ondansetron for post-operative nausea in females having breast or laparoscopic surgery.