Nursing > Patient care

In Conversation

02 July, 2019

... with Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Nikki Johnston, OAM MACN, inaugural winner of the Health Minister's Award for Nursing Trailblazers.

A simple wish: free up time for patient care

01 February, 2019 by Niclas Skyttberg, Physician Executive*

There was a saying when I went through medical training: "We have never spent more money on healthcare and health has never been better. The problem is the unclear causality."

Con-Serv Anti-Ligature Showering Solution

01 February, 2019

Con-Serv has introduced an Anti-Ligature Showering Solution into its healthcare range to help mitigate the possibility of self-harm in high-risk applications such as hospitals, aged-care facilities and correctional facilities.

Hills IP7500 Nurse Call

21 January, 2019

The next generation of Hills Nurse Call, the IP7500, features updated electronic design and improved enclosure integrity.

Innovative enclosed blood collection system

01 January, 2019

This system allows the user to draw blood from the patient using the aspiration or vacuum technique.

The importance of rural health workforce training

22 October, 2018

Access to quality health services is essential in rural and remote communities, but this is dependent on being able to attract a highly trained workforce.

Rethink your colour

01 September, 2018

The range of ATR insulated meal delivery system dishware will raise patient satisfaction scores with their hotel-like presentation that your patients will love.

Palliative care reduces costs

04 May, 2018

Hospitals that introduce palliative care in concert with other treatment modalities have reduced hospital stays and lower costs.

Global nursing campaign launched by world leaders

28 February, 2018

Recognising that nurses are the DNA of the healthcare system, the campaign calls for an additional 9 million nurses and midwives by 2030.

Inquiry: privatisation damaging nursing profession

31 October, 2017

An inquiry into privatisation reveals deep concerns for the healthcare community.

E-book celebrates vital work of nurses

21 September, 2017

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

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

Sexuality, intimacy and palliative care

01 September, 2017

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

Communications gap between doctors and home-care nurses creating issues

31 July, 2017

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

Supporting aged-care communication challenges

09 June, 2017

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.

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