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New Training Program Helps Nurses Talk About Death And Dying - Huffington Post
They are known for being compassionate carers and can often be a patient's most powerful advocate. For Beth Salleras, a Queensland nurse who has been working in general practice for 18 years, holistic care can be life-changing.
A staff member hid in a nurses' station during a dementia patient's violent outburst which led to another patient's death, an Adelaide inquest has heard.
St Basil's nursing home resident found three hours after brutal plastic chain attack, inquest told - ABC News
An elderly woman died after being brutally attacked with a plastic chain by an 85-year-old woman at an Adelaide nursing home, an inquest has heard.
Aged care shame: Elderly left on toilets for hours as nurses reveal lack-of-staff horror stories - Herald Sun
FRAIL grannies and old Diggers are being left to sit on toilets for hours and fed pureed party pies as penny-pinching aged care homes cut costs.
Judy Dittmer's working life has been an unusual mix - a combination of professional fishing and nursing. A resident of Windy Harbour on Western Australia's south coast, the 69-year-old has put away her thermometer but still holds professional fishing licences.
Children taking legal action against retirement village that hired nurse who killed their mother - 9 News
The children of a woman killed by a Ballina nurse who injected two of her patients with fatal doses of insulin have labelled their mother's killer "a monster". [+video]
Graduates rake in bonuses, other perks as nurse shortage bites - The Australian
After years of relative equilibrium, the job market for nurses is heating up, driving up wages and sign-on bonuses for the nation’s fifth-largest occupation.
In Trumpian terms – and by that I mean in the terms determined by men who rate women simply according to their decorative value – Florence Nightingale was a "nasty woman".
A QUEENSLAND woman’s post hitting back at people who belittle her profession as a nurse has gone viral. Caitlin Brassington, from Toowoomba, shared a story on Instagram about running into an old acquaintance last week who had never seen her in her nursing uniform.
NSW nurse Megan Jean Haines the centre of misconduct investigations before allegedly killing two residents - SMH
As Megan Jean Haines sat with her boyfriend watching an episode of CSI, she scoffed at the TV show. They are stupid, she remarked, before talking about how to kill a person.