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.
On International Nurses Day, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation spoke out against the negative impacts of the Budget on nurses.
Advances in mobile duress alarms provide security for greater numbers of staff at risk in the healthcare environment.
$205,000 will be shared by eight Australian researchers, underpinning new research projects and supporting future leaders in stroke.
"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."
Finally Australia has access to this easy-to-use antidote for alcohol poisoning.
Medicines play a vital role in the treatment of many diseases, and Australian patients generally have access to an excellent range of world-class therapies. However, in recent years, concerns have been raised about the time taken for Australian patients to access new medicines.
This safe, affordable and easy-to-use sun-sensitive sensor discolours gradually in response to UV light.
Eccentric exercise does not involve going for a run in a silly costume.
This new method of collecting urine samples from very young patients is safer, gentler and quicker.
A link has been found between the use of antimuscarinic drugs and depression.