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Fatigue is putting nurses and patients at risk

Nurses and health staff are putting their own health, and the health of their patients, at risk by working too many hours...

Five ways hospitals can reduce their environmental footprint

Picture the environmental life cycle of many disposable surgical instruments. Iron ore from Western Australia is shipped to China and smelted, fashioned...

Q&A Drug Reform Special

The Q&A Drug Reform Special is live from ABC Sydney studios on Feb 18 with a panel of experts & advocates...

Here’s why we need nurse-resident ratios in aged care homes

Aged Care researcher Sarah Russell argues the need for nurse-to-resident ratios in Australian Aged Care facilities.

Asylum seekers must be allowed medical treatment in Australia

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation is calling on Federal MPs to support an amendment to the Home Affairs Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2018.

Nine weeks in – a newbie ICU nurse’s story

A new nurse tells her story of beginning work in intensive care.

Want to improve care in nursing homes? Mandate minimum staffing levels

The Royal Commission into aged care has begun its 18-month investigation into the quality and safety of Australia’s residential aged-care system.

WHO recognises Traditional Chinese Medicine for first time

The World Health Organization will include information on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in its influential global medical compendium. According...

Burnt-out and overworked, Australia’s nurses and midwives consider leaving profession

Burnout is seriously affecting our nursing and midwifery workforce, putting themselves and their patients at risk.

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