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New app makes surgery set-ups a breeze

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Australian nurse's invention streamlines surgery set-up, and reduces costs and waste.

Technology 17 October, 2017

Q&A with a Scrubit end user

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Maitland Private Hospital's nurse unit manager, Martine Mead, explains how Scrubit has saved the hospital time and money, as well as reduced waste.

Technology 17 October, 2017

Making a statement on mental health

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New guide to recognising and responding to deterioration in a person's mental state.

Facility Admin 16 October, 2017

PBS medicines in hospitals — Australia's quiet success story

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The Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS) medicines in hospitals program enables hospital access to PBS funding in some capacity in most states and territories. Adoption by...

Clinical Services 10 October, 2017

MRI safe for pacemakers, defibrillators

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Contrary to earlier beliefs, MRI is safe for cardiac electronic devices, according to new research.

Clinical Services 05 October, 2017

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The difference between Alzheimer's and dementia

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PBS medicines in hospitals — Australia's quiet success story

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Q&A with a Scrubit end user

Q&A with a Scrubit end user

Maitland Private Hospital's nurse unit manager, Martine Mead, explains how Scrubit has saved the hospital time and money, as well as reduced...

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Making a statement on mental health

Making a statement on mental health

New guide to recognising and responding to deterioration in a person's mental state.

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