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So far Ben Rodin has created 9 blog entries.

Expert advice on ways to keep moving amidst isolation restrictions

By Ben Rodin|
March 25th, 2020|

Despite these being unprecedented times, we should keep up exercise routines albeit solo says Associate Professor Kevin Netto, a human movement and sports science researcher [...]

Researchers uncover potential link between meditation and stress reduction

By Ben Rodin|
March 25th, 2020|

A potential link that shows meditation can improve mental health outcomes, has been identified, according to new research. While there has been growing popularity about [...]

Community needs to be more involved in COVID-19 response says CATSINaM CEO

By Ben Rodin|
March 20th, 2020|

The CEO of Australia's peak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nursing and midwifery organisation has used Close the Gap Day to call for the needs [...]

Nurses and midwives urged to self care amidst Covid-19 pandemic

By Ben Rodin|
March 18th, 2020|

A senior spokesperson from Nurse & Midwife Support (NM Support) has urged nurses and midwives to allow themselves space for self care amidst the uncertainty created by the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Chemical restraint raises plenty of questions at ANMF Vic Branch’s Symposium

By Ben Rodin|
March 11th, 2020|

Lawyers and advocates presented a complex roadmap for nurses and carers navigating the issues around chemical restraint in aged care at the ANMF’s Victorian Branch’s [...]

More than half of Australian aged care facilities have ‘unacceptable’ staffing levels compared to US

By Ben Rodin|
March 10th, 2020|

Nearly 60% of Australian aged care facilities have poorer staffing levels compared to the USA’s guidelines for aged care practice, according to a researcher from [...]

Reducing antipsychotics is a ‘blunt instrument’

By Ben Rodin|
March 6th, 2020|

An experienced nurse practitioner labelled the potential reduction in the use of antipsychotic medication a “blunt instrument” for dying patients suffering from dementia during a [...]

New research lab to improve the digital experience for nurses and midwives

By Ben Rodin|
February 13th, 2020|

A new Flinders University and CISCO project looking to improve digital health technology design is set to improve usability for nurses, midwives and other medical [...]