Nursing

E-book celebrates vital work of nurses

21 September, 2017 by

Featuring stories from, and about, Community and Primary Health Care Nurses and their vital work.


Nurses back measures to safeguard elderly against flu

08 September, 2017 by

Health workers, visitors and aged-care residents should be vaccinated against the flu.


Sexuality, intimacy and palliative care

01 September, 2017 by

A new program is addressing the taboo subject of sexuality and dying.


Nurses burnt out and fatigued by grief and loss

30 August, 2017 by

Nursing, health and aged-care staff are overwhelmingly impacted by grief and loss in the workplace


Rheumatoid arthritis risk for some occupations

21 August, 2017 by

Assistant nursing, and other occupations, may have increased risk of contracting rheumatoid arthritis.


Communications gap between doctors and home-care nurses creating issues

31 July, 2017 by

Patients discharged from hospital, particularly the elderly, are becoming caught in a web of poor communication.


Debunking nursing clichés will attract school leavers

14 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

Stereotypes portraying nurses as sexual objects or merely doctors' helpers must be combatted to encourage school leavers to join the profession.


Supporting aged-care communication challenges

09 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: University of South Australia

It is increasingly challenging for aged-care workers, many of whom come from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, to support clients with a range of complex behaviours or unmet needs such as those associated with dementia.


Could the Australian Synchrotron help to find a superbug supercure?

06 June, 2017 by

Professor Alice Vrielink is using the Australian Synchrotron to unlock the secrets of multidrug-resistant bacteria.


Improving quality of life for cardiac arrest survivors

02 June, 2017 by

Gunilla Haydon has led Australia's first qualitative study into the experiences of people who have survived a cardiac arrest.


ANMF hit back at the Budget on International Nurses Day

15 May, 2017 by

On International Nurses Day, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation spoke out against the negative impacts of the Budget on nurses.


Duress alarms offer protection to staff

14 May, 2017 by

Advances in mobile duress alarms provide security for greater numbers of staff at risk in the healthcare environment.


Injection of funds for new stroke research

09 May, 2017 by

$205,000 will be shared by eight Australian researchers, underpinning new research projects and supporting future leaders in stroke.


Registered nurses to stay on-site 24/7 in NSW aged care

08 May, 2017 by

"We've been lobbying on this issue since it first arose in 2014 because we know removing registered nurses from high-care nursing homes will erode the safety measures that protect staff and residents."


An antidote to killer alcohols

24 April, 2017 by

Finally Australia has access to this easy-to-use antidote for alcohol poisoning.


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