Survey reveals what concerns healthcare workers have about COVID-19

By ANMJ Staff|
April 2nd, 2020|

A new survey suggests nearly 80% of Australian healthcare workers are fearful of contracting COVID-19, while many are also concerned how the federal government has [...]

Aged care should embrace pets, says new study showing they can help prevent suicide among older Australians

By ANMJ Staff|
March 18th, 2020|

A South Australian researcher believes nursing homes should embrace the health benefits of pets and allow residents to take their loved ones into aged care [...]

Golden staph infection rates stable in public hospitals

By ANMJ Staff|
February 20th, 2020|

The rate of golden staph infection in public hospitals remains stable, with all states and territories well below the required national threshold, a new Australian [...]

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 [...]

Older Australians at risk of harm from mixing alcohol with medications

By ANMJ Staff|
February 4th, 2020|

Many older Australians are putting their health at risk by mixing alcohol with commonly prescribed medications, a new research program has found. Led by Edith [...]

Evidence that smokers are at higher risk of postoperative complications

By ANMJ Staff|
January 22nd, 2020|

Smokers are at significantly higher risk than non-smokers for post-surgical complications according to a new study. The study conducted by the University of Newcastle, Australia, [...]

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