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Nursing, paramedic students pick up sign language

Health students from the Townsville area have been learning Auslan to better communicate with deaf patients and help them feel more comfortable and accepted. Central Queensland University Townsville has been hosting evening classes in Auslan – Australian sign language – aimed ...

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Hospital cliques are not inevitable: study

Divides between nurses, doctors and other health professionals in hospitals do not reflect innate human behaviour and can be overcome, new research has found. The study, by Macquarie University’s Australian Institute of Health Innovation, explored the underlying reasons for the ...

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MPs, senators must work together on health: AHHA

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has called on all elected representatives to work in partnership on health and prompted cross-benchers to heed voters’ concerns on healthcare reform and funding. AHHA chief executive Alison Verhoeven said: “The message to ...

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