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OR nurses look to shed ‘invisible’ cloak

The Australian College of Operating Room Nurses has used this year’s Perioperative Nurses Week to cast the oft-invisible work such professionals do into light. During the celebrations, Dr Paula Foran, ACORN’s education officer, brought up the notion of the invisible nurse. ...

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ED nurses trialled at watch houses

A recently announced research project will look into the value of providing 24-hour emergency nursing care for people held in police watch houses. Associate professor of emergency care at Griffith University and Gold Coast Health, Julia Crilly, said the project ...

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NSW patients say they trust their nurses

Seven in 10 patients in NSW public hospitals rated nurses who had treated them as ‘very good’, a recent report has shown. Furthermore, 82 per cent said they always had trust and confidence in the nurses treating them. The figures come ...

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ANMF wants training in domestic violence issues

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation wants nurses and midwives to be specifically trained in addressing domestic violence. The ANMF, in partnership with the Luke Batty Foundation’s Never Alone campaign against domestic violence, is calling for nurses and midwives to receive education ...

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