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APNA conference engages the world

International experts brought lessons on leadership, infectious and chronic disease, and mental health and career frameworks to an Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association conference on the Gold Coast. Brave to Bold, the APNA national conference, featured a range of experts ...

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SMARTen up: trial aims for mental health self-management

Melbourne researchers are trialling a digital program in Victoria’s specialist mental health services. The project, the Self-Management and Recovery Technology (SMART) research program, aims to empower people with serious mental illness to advance their recovery by self-managing. The online resource has ...

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Aged-care acute illness project earns funding

A project aiming to improve the care of nursing home residents who develop acute illnesses has received $1.15 million from the Department of Social Services. The project is called CEDRiC (Care Co-ordination through Emergency Department, Residential Aged Care and Primary ...

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Tougher tasks in Nepal

Australian healthcare workers have been travelling to Nepal to educate rural and remote communities about health and sanitation, and the country's recent earthquake has made the need for help much greater. Emily Young, an RN at a women's and children's hospital ...

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Screen mentally ill for chronic diseases: psychiatrists

All mental health professionals should prioritise screening and treatment for common chronic conditions in people with serious mental illness, leading psychiatrists have said. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) president Dr Murray Patton said: “It’s too easy for ...

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Tech consultation breakdowns hurt funding

Shortfalls in the consultation between patient advocates and government on healthcare tech funding must be improved, researchers from the University of Adelaide have argued. Dr Jackie Street, senior lecturer in public health said patient organisations are not being effectively engaged, ...

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Researchers plot acute-care assessment system

A research team has received more than $770,000 from the Federal Department of Social Services to develop and test a new assessment system for acute hospital care. Professor Len Gray, director of the University of Queensland’s Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, is ...

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The charm and challenge of making decisions

The role of clinical nurse consultant in adolescent and young adult cancer has brought some autonomy to one woman's work co-ordinating care. Fiona Maguire is a young adult CNC at Prince of Wales Hospital Youth Cancer Services. Prior to this, she was an ...

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