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MRSA rates in the community a concern: study

Hospital infection rates of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are improving but with most cases now occurring in the community, a shift in focus is needed, a new study has found. The research team built on national data from previous studies ...

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Making the unfamiliar familiar

A new orientation program is helping nurses make the transition from hospital to general practice, writes Julieanne Crow. The Otway Division of General Practice (ODGP) has conducted an innovative Australian-first pilot orientation program designed for nurses in their first 12 ...

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Interdisciplinary approach vital

RCNA calls for a stronger commitment to community and primary health care. An interdisciplinary approach to community and primary health care that extends beyond the confines of general practice is needed. That is according to Kathleen McLaughlin, RCNA deputy CEO, ...

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