Mandated minimum staffing levels and skills mix key to delivering quality aged care, new paper argues

By Micah DJ Peters PhD and Casey Marnie|
2021-04-22T12:27:46+10:00
April 22nd, 2021|

In a new paper, my colleagues Annie Butler (ANMF Federal Secretary) and Casey Marnie from the Federal Office Research Unit and I argue that mandated [...]

Update: Fit testing and checking PPE for COVID-19 care

By Micah DJ Peters PhD and Casey Marnie|
2021-04-21T12:26:16+10:00
April 21st, 2021|

Fit testing and checking PPE is evidence-based best practice for protecting the health and safety of staff, patients, and the wider community in the context [...]

‘Broken’ aged care system needs $10 billion funding boost per year, Grattan report finds

By ANMJ Staff|
2021-04-21T09:50:37+10:00
April 20th, 2021|

‘Broken’ aged care system needs $10 billion funding boost per year, Grattan report finds

Update: AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – blood clots with low platelet counts

By Dr Micah DJ Peters and Casey Marnie|
2021-04-14T09:35:34+10:00
April 9th, 2021|

Update: AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine - blood clots with low platelet counts

Nurse-led project to roll out new framework for assessing and managing emergency patients

By ANMJ Staff|
2021-04-08T16:10:40+10:00
April 8th, 2021|

A new framework for systematically assessing and managing emergency patients will be rolled out in 31 hospitals across three states and taught to emergency nurses [...]

E-health balance exercise program prevents falls in older people by up to 20%, study finds

By ANMJ Staff|
2021-04-08T14:01:53+10:00
April 8th, 2021|

A new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has confirmed that an Australian e-health exercise program can help prevent falls in older people [...]

Antibacterial soaps are fuelling superbugs and should be banned, researchers claim

By ANMJ Staff|
2021-03-24T16:41:45+11:00
March 24th, 2021|

Soaps claiming to be ‘antimicrobial’ or ‘antibacterial’ are no better than the ordinary variety when it comes to hand hygiene, in fact, they are feeding [...]

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