Think before you send: Professional conduct and online communication

By Kristen Wischer, ANMF Senior Federal Industrial Officer|
2020-07-08T09:41:13+10:00
July 8th, 2020|

Health practitioners, nurses and midwives are bound by a code of conduct and professional standards. In addition, many workplaces will have policies setting out the [...]

A family’s foster care journey and how it changed their lives forever

By Sponsored|
2020-07-09T12:34:16+10:00
July 8th, 2020|

Molly* and her husband Joe* never really considered becoming foster carers. Already parents to four biological children, it wasn’t something they knew or thought much [...]

Evidence based information on medicinal cannabis now available to health professionals and consumers

By ANMJ Staff|
2020-07-02T15:02:48+10:00
July 2nd, 2020|

Evidence-based information about medicinal cannabis is now available via a new portal developed by NPS MedicineWise. The information on the site will help health professionals [...]

Updated resources for performing spirometry in primary care plus advice amid COVID-19

By ANMJ Staff|
2020-06-23T16:17:10+10:00
June 23rd, 2020|

The National Asthma Council has released an updated set of resources to guide primary healthcare professionals in performing and interpreting spirometry. The update to the [...]

ANMF COVID-19 guideline 3: Principles for safe and compassionate entry into nursing homes

By ANMJ Staff|
2020-05-19T08:17:37+10:00
May 19th, 2020|

Protecting the health and wellbeing of vulnerable older Australians living in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic requires the right numbers of staff with the [...]

Online symptom checkers inaccurate most of the time according to research

By ANMJ Staff|
2020-05-13T13:01:40+10:00
May 18th, 2020|

While it’s tempting to ‘self-diagnose’ health symptoms via Dr Google, symptom checkers are only accurate a third of the time, research reveals. The study, conducted [...]

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