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Nike releases new shoe for ‘everyday heroes’

Sportswear giant Nike has released a new shoe specifically designed for “everyday heroes” – doctors and nurses. The Nike Air Zoom Pulse was designed and product tested with the insights of medical workers at the OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital located in ...

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Royal commission interim report: Sector reacts

The royal commission's interim report, titled simply Neglect, paints a grim picture of a sector devoid of caring and emotion and concerned only with the idea of itself as an “industry” that has “consumers” whose value is “defined by the amount of funding ...

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NSW hospitals performing well: patient survey

A survey of NSW hospital patients has found that approximately 94 per cent describe their care as “very good” or “good”. The Bureau of Health Information (BHI) surveyed 17,000 people across NSW about their public hospital experiences for the year ...

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What is forensic nursing?

Nursing specialities are increasingly being recognised with individual training programs and diplomas – one such field is forensic nursing. The word forensic brings to mind American procedurals like Law and Order or CSI, but the word forensic simply means ‘related to law’. The roots ...

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