Medical physicists

Since 2009 Public Sector Medical Physicists – both ROMP (Radiation Oncologists Medical Physicists) and DIMPS (Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicists) – in South Australia have been organising and building power in their workplace to support their claim for their own Medical Physicists classification structure. Currently they are covered under the Medical Scientists classification structure and receive…

Getting to Know: A Clinical Diagnostic Scientist

Jenny Myers has joined the call for greater recognition of medical scientists. She sees science as a vital mission enabler within healthcare. As a clinical diagnostic scientist specialising in Oesophageal Function, Jenny’s work involves daily interaction with patients, the interpretation of complex data and making pivotal treatment decisions which inform medical teams how to provide…

Getting to Know Medical Science – Member Casey Moore

Professional Scientists Australia member Casey Moore is one of the many Pathology Scientists working to enable effective health care. Pathologists perform precise study and diagnosis of disease, without which patients could not be effectively treated. A very large part of the Pathology sector is employed in large, central diagnostic laboratories, where scientists receive, study and…

Professionals Australia Informer – Manufacturing

In our second issue we look at current trends and the outlook for Australia’s manufacturing sector. Summary In the era of mining, Australia’s manufacturing sector is generally under-appreciated. For a sector that attracts so much gloomy opinion, its contribution to the nation is surprisingly strong. Consider: manufacturing today comprises approximately 8 per cent of GDP,…