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Caring for the homeless: video

  Managing your own health while navigating the health system can be hard enough for most of us, but imagine having to do it with the added burden of being homeless. That’s the scenario facing clients of Erin Longbottom, nurse ...

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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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Libya: Medical care amongst inhumanity

It was completely heartbreaking to see people caged up in the detention centres, standing behind bars. Their eyes held nothing. Yet when I spoke to them, every single person had a story. There were child soldiers escaping a horrific life ...

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