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Blog power

Online posts and profiles are helping with the spread of information and opportunity amongst colleagues around the globe.  Nurses and midwives around Australia are taking to blogs to share their experiences and gain new ones. Their posts have brought about ...

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A dose of reality

Errors in drug administration are inevitable, which only makes vigilance that much more important. For as long as medications have been given, there have been errors in their administration. Irrespective of policies, procedures and risk-management strategies, their incidence continues – ...

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Data pilot

Aged-care nurse leads the way in new informatician qualification.  An aged-care nurse has become the first Australian in the sector to receive a Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA) qualification. As the fifth nurse overall to gain the certification nationally, RN Donna ...

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Chief amongst chiefs

Five of the top managers in the country discuss their careers and how they advocate for the profession. By Angela Tufvesson ‘Take people with you’ Dr Rosemary Bryant, Commonwealth chief nurse and midwifery officer Rosemary Bryant is better placed than most to ...

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