It’s HIV Testing week and new data from NSW has shown an increase in the number of HIV diagnoses through heterosexual people among NSW. Heterosexuals now make up 1 in 5 new diagnoses for HIV. Despite numbers being low (67 people diagnosed),...
ARE YOU A NURSE WORKING IN A SMALL RURAL HOSPITAL? A PhD candidate and RN, Sarah Smith, is looking for RNs, RN/RMs and EENs to complete a short online survey and take part in online interviews. The study is...
SBS television program Insight is working on a show that will explore the most effective ways to get fit, and the best kinds of exercise for different people. And they would love to hear from nurses and midwives who...
Workplace stress keeping you up at night? Almost 40 per cent of Australian workers dissatisfied with their sleep. One workplace expert is urging workers to prioritise sleep on World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April to...
Are Residential Aged Care Facilities NDIS Ready? The perceptions of residential aged care staff caring for people under 65 with communication and mealtime support needs. Are you currently working in, or have you worked in, a residential aged care facility...
    STAKEHOLDER EXPERIENCES WITH ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS Standing Collaboration is inviting healthcare professionals to provide feedback on their experiences of electronic health records. If you are a medical practitioner or nurse who uses electronic health records during the course of your...
Effective postoperative wound care may be important to reducing the incidence of wound healing complications including surgical site infection, wound dehiscence, and haematomas (Yao, Bae, & Yew, 2013). Surgical site healing complications may also increase length of hospital stay...
Project Title: Understanding how acute care nurses experience and manage grief after the death of a patient in their care: A constructivist grounded theory study. Project Summary: For a nurse who works in an acute clinical setting such as a...
Chances are most of us have a grandparent or another older family member who had rheumatic fever as a kid or may have died of its untreated sequelae, rheumatic heart disease (RHD). It was relatively common in Melbourne and...
Michelle Lamb is a 4th Year Psychology Honours student at Deakin University in Melbourne. Michelle writes: My thesis research is on gestational weight gain and I am seeking midwifery students in Australian universities to complete a survey on their thoughts...
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