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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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Taking healthcare to the streets: Kylie Ward

On any given night in Australia, over 100,000 people are homeless. The impact of not having a permanent residence goes far beyond simply not knowing where you might safely lay your head to sleep. Homelessness makes it difficult for people ...

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