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A quick chat with… a diabetes nurse

A relative latecomer to nursing, Cherie Whitbread talks comfy shoes and chili mud crab. Which hospital do you work at and what do you do there? My work encompasses research and direct client care for people with diabetes at Royal ...

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Whistleblowing: what leads a nurse to make the call?

A number of human factors influence the way managers within organisations address patient safety concerns. One is wilful blindness. The phenomenon of wilful blindness has been described by Heffernan (2011, p. 3) as “shirking” the “opportunity for knowledge, and a ...

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Eating away at anxiety: the foods that can help

Anxiety is the most common mental disorder in Australia. It is estimated that one in seven people in any 12-month period will be affected by an anxiety disorder. The disorder presents in many forms, including generalised anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress ...

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