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Nurses, strengthen your bones from home

01 August, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Nurses can now address their increased risk of osteoporotic fracture from the comfort of their own home, through a new online program.


Osteo drug shows promise for faulty BRCA1 gene

01 August, 2016 by Corin Kelly

The drug denosumab may have potential to prevent breast cancer from developing according to researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall.


You're a nurse. Be a great one

30 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

“Great nurses are born, not made. They have an innate gift of unconditional compassion and a relentless determination to alleviate suffering.”


Top 5 regrets of the dying

28 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.


Nurse tips to control ward smells

27 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

As a nurse you are assaulted with wave after wave of various noxious smells from wounds and all manner of bodily excretions.


Pokemon Go or No in hospital?

27 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

While one children’s hospital is using Pokemon Go to encourage patients to get up and go, another is posting warnings saying people may not enter into the ED simply to hunt down Pokémon.





Detection dogs are sniffing out disease

20 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

How do dogs smell out disease? It all has to do with our breath.




New hypertension guidelines released

20 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Treatment guidelines for patients with hypertension have been updated, with a particular focus


My wife is a nurse. My wife is a hero.

19 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Bobby Wesson, posted afterwards 'Rayena and I have been humbled by all of the stories that nurses, medical professionals, patients and people from all over the world have shared with us'.


Paramedics delayed and in danger, union warns

15 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Paramedics are in danger and response times are increasing because ambulance tracking software is out of date and unreliable, the Australian Paramedics Association New South Wales (APANSW) says, according to an ABC report.


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