A SPECIALLY trained nurse has joined police officers on call-outs to de-escalate emergencies while reducing the burden on resources, in a ground-breaking Ipswich trial.
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In some US states, prisoners condemned to die are killed using lethal injections... Nurses are often present, but do they really need to be present?
The doctors' union has warned that a campaign to speed up the rate at which patients are sent home from the three Adelaide hospitals could threaten patient safety.
Murdoch University in partnership to develop community nursing model for neurological care - communitynews
MURDOCH University has partnered with the Neurological Council of WA (NCWA) to further develop a best-practice community nursing model for neurological care in Perth.
Vivian Bullwinkel, the Bangka Island massacre and the guilt of the survivor - Independent Australia
NURSE VIVIAN BULLWINKEL'S survivor guilt gnawed at her brain and heart even more than the Japanese bullet that shot right through her body.
A 21-year-old male nursing student from Kenya repeatedly raped, assaulted and threatened a woman in his care between July and November last year, a Brisbane court has heard.
Dying wish: the gift of being able to die at home - The Australian
It begins with the lighting of a candle, the bright tone of a ringing bell, and a card plucked from a deck of Buddhist prayer cards then read aloud: "Now may every living thing, young or old, weak or strong, living near or far, known or unknown, living or departed, or yet unborn – may every living thing be full of bliss."
Canberra Hospital intensive care nurse Therese Knight has just returned home to Kaleen after her second trip to Africa serving on board the world's largest independent hospital ship - the Africa Mercy.
The Nursing Home That's Also a Dorm - http://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/10/the-nursing-home-thats-also-a-dorm/408424/
More retirement and nursing homes are asking college students to move in, an arrangement that benefits everyone.
The number of nurses in Australia on 457 visas has dropped dramatically in recent years, but ongoing staffing challenges mean foreign workers will continue to be an essential part of the Australian health system.
Five things nurses are really good at - and sometimes better than doctors - The Conversation
Nurses do many things that only doctors used to do. And they do them very well. You may be worried if you meet a nurse when you expect to see a doctor. But you shouldn't be.