Nursing

Registered nurses to stay on-site 24/7 in NSW aged care

08 May, 2017

"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."


An antidote to killer alcohols

24 April, 2017

Finally Australia has access to this easy-to-use antidote for alcohol poisoning.


Early warning UV skin patch

20 April, 2017

This safe, affordable and easy-to-use sun-sensitive sensor discolours gradually in response to UV light.


Accelerated access to medicines: what is it and why is it important?

20 April, 2017 by Jessica Pace, Narcyz Ghinea and Wendy Lipworth

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.


Eccentric exercise stomps on diabetes

11 April, 2017

Eccentric exercise does not involve going for a run in a silly costume.


New technique for wee babies

11 April, 2017

This new method of collecting urine samples from very young patients is safer, gentler and quicker.


Overactive bladder drug linked to depression

06 April, 2017

A link has been found between the use of antimuscarinic drugs and depression.


Electromagnetic fields could double the risk of ALS

04 April, 2017

Occupational exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields was associated with a heightened risk of developing ALS among the men.


Brighter outlook for people with rheumatoid arthritis

22 March, 2017

With more drugs in the pipeline and many related gene discoveries offering hope, the future is brighter for people with rheumatoid arthritis.


Art meets science with prize for craniofacial development researcher

22 March, 2017

Sometimes science and art collide as Dr Sophie Wiszniak discovered when she entered this beautifully stained cross-section of a developing embryo into the Scimex Multimedia Hub image competition.


When CPR fails, debriefing is a must for nurses

15 March, 2017

Institutional debriefing support significantly lowers post-code stress scores in nurses.


#BeBoldForChange this International Women's Day

08 March, 2017

March 8 is International Women's Day. #BeBoldForChange to achieve a better working world for women.


Good reviews for maternity in NSW public hospitals

03 March, 2017

The Bureau of Health Information (BHI) has released a report providing detailed information about the experiences of care for women during various stages of their maternity journey in NSW public hospitals


This is a fight we need to win, dermatologists say

01 March, 2017

This belief that eczema treatment is dangerous is the most common cause for poorly controlled disease.


CPD online — what do the experts think?

28 February, 2017

In this, the next in our Panel of Experts series, we ask the question 'Where are the opportunities for nurses in CPD and can we professionally develop online?'


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