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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News items that concern or are of interest to Australian nurses.
Emma keen to follow family's path - The Queensland Times
THE Bremer Institute of TAFE student Emma Trigg is following in her parents' footsteps by studying nursing.
Call for more ageing study in uni courses - Aged Care INsite
From dementia to palliative care, the ageing population will present myriad issues for the health system. Darragh O Keeffe asks nurse educators how they are preparing the future workforce to meet the challenge.
Aged care offers training answers - Aged Care INsite
Providing clinical placements for student nurses is essential and there is a shortage of places across Australia. Aged care is underused in this area and wants to help.
Tripping over family purse strings - Aged Care UIinsite
Hospital blamed for patient's shower burns death - ABC Newcastle
A coroner says hospital staff could have prevented a patient's death from severe burns.
‘Last stand’ for mental health - The Border Mail
ABOUT 30 psychiatric nurses and mental health clinicians at Beechworth Health will stop work twice today as part of a statewide protest about stalled pay negotiations.
Nurses raised alert before teacher's death - Gold Coast Publications
NURSES at a Gold Coast private hospital complained about staffing levels and conditions only months before a teacher died there following routine back surgery.
Nurses 'to blame for death of newborn' - The Australian
WEST Australian Coroner Alastair Hope has slammed nursing staff at a country hospital, saying a newborn Aboriginal baby lost any chance of survival after they failed to properly monitor and treat her high temperature and heart rate.
Qld nurses to vote on draft pay deal - thewest
Queensland nurses and midwives are to vote on a new workplace agreement after a draft deal was reached with the new LNP government in record time.