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Are you a nurse looking to take that next step in your career? Forge your career path in Mental Health studies. This year a number of nurses graduated with a Master of Applied Mental Health Studies from the Health Education and...
The following letter by Angela Pridham originally appeared in the September edition of The Lamp.  Over the last six months our elderly parents (90 & 91) were admitted to the local public hospital on three occasions between them. Our experience...
Surgical nurse Alice Suttie asks: Fellow nurses, I have a hypothetical situation that is gnawing at me. We have now started locking up our propofol at night as do other hospitals, barring the theatres used at night for...
Older people in nursing homes or aged care facilities are often locked up “for their own safety”. But a review by Marta Woolford and Joseph Ibrahim of Monash University shows there’s little justification in most cases for this unfair...
The recent report of a nursing home resident found with maggots in her mouth brings home how devastating neglected oral health can be, say Bronwyn Hemsley, University of Newcastle; Andrew Georgiou, Macquarie University; Joanne Steel, and Susan Balandin, Deakin...
Aged care RN Claire from Tweed Heads in the very north of NSW has written a heartfelt letter to her MP Geoff Provest asking him to vote in favour of a Bill in the NSW Parliament to retain the...
South Australian nurse Sandy Bradley writes about the voluntary euthanasia debate and nurses' role in that. She says 'Not being able to discuss voluntary euthanasia to address individual concerns about this issue frustrates me as a nurse ... Australian nurses, in...
We asked some students why they think you should register to vote on the upcoming marriage equality survey. This is what they had to say: More young people support marriage equality than ever, and they should have their...
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents took their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows. Published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the study is the first to examine the number and patterns of suicide in...

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