Nursing

Sealed in 60 seconds

20 December, 2017 by Bec Crew

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.


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.


Nurses burnt out and fatigued by grief and loss

30 August, 2017

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

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

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 | 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 | 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

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

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

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

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

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


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