PM explains how Urgent Care Clinics will work

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese was in Perth yesterday announcing seven Urgent Care Clinics that will open across WA to ease pressure on emergency departments. The Urgent Care Clinics planned nationwide were an election promise to help ease the burden on overstretched hospital emergency services. Interviewed on ABC Radio Perth Drive, the Prime Minister explained how […]

Nurse-led trial aiming to prevent hypothermia during surgery

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers are trialling new care strategies that reduce postoperative risk to patients from loss of body heat during surgery. Chief Investigator, Dr Judy Munday, from the QUT School of Nursing, said perioperative hypothermia – body heat loss to below 36°C – was inevitable in surgeries unless preventative strategies were used. […]