Hospitals that introduce palliative care in concert with other treatment modalities have reduced hospital stays and lower costs.
A new study finds that a one-size-fits-all approach to men's health within the primary healthcare nursing industry is putting male patients at risk.
Recognising that nurses are the DNA of the healthcare system, the campaign calls for an additional 9 million nurses and midwives by 2030.
Australian scientists have developed a glue that literally takes one minute to seal a wound, then signals to the body to start repairing at twice the regular speed.
An inquiry into privatisation reveals deep concerns for the healthcare community.
Featuring stories from, and about, Community and Primary Health Care Nurses and their vital work.
Health workers, visitors and aged-care residents should be vaccinated against the flu.
A new program is addressing the taboo subject of sexuality and dying.
Nursing, health and aged-care staff are overwhelmingly impacted by grief and loss in the workplace
Assistant nursing, and other occupations, may have increased risk of contracting rheumatoid arthritis.
Patients discharged from hospital, particularly the elderly, are becoming caught in a web of poor communication.
Stereotypes portraying nurses as sexual objects or merely doctors' helpers must be combatted to encourage school leavers to join the profession.
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.
Professor Alice Vrielink is using the Australian Synchrotron to unlock the secrets of multidrug-resistant bacteria.
Gunilla Haydon has led Australia's first qualitative study into the experiences of people who have survived a cardiac arrest.