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19 Oct
Cardiac quality and safety program on national stage

The Queensland Cardiac Quality and Informatics Program (QCQuIP) featured prominently on the national stage recently at the Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) Scientific Conference and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Scientific Meeting.

14 Oct
Education in emergency nursing – a regional perspective

When your nurse-to-nurse educator ratio is 170:1, your approach to education needs to be pretty novel. Thankfully for the emergency nurses in Wide Bay, Nurse Educator Samantha Hoole has it covered. As part of our continued celebration of Emergency Nurses Week, we heard from Samantha what working in a regional hospital is like.

13 Oct
Absence makes the heart grow fonder

After the daunting and at times terrifying ordeal of working in emergency nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s little wonder some nurses are taking time out.

11 Oct
Work-life balance key for emergency

As we continue our celebration of Emergency Nurses Week, today we hear from Emma Warburton, currently acting in a Clinical Nurse Consultant role at the Cairns Hospital Emergency Department.

10 Oct
Emergency CNC: it’s a privilege

To kick-start Emergency Nurses Week, today we’re hearing from Clinical Nurse Consultant Brett Sellars from Robina Hospital on the Gold Coast.

07 Oct
Keeping older people well in hospital

Recent health policies have recommended keeping older people out of hospital wherever possible – but given our ageing population, is this actually feasible? That’s the question we’re asking ahead of Ageism Awareness Day today – 7 October.

06 Oct
Perioperative nurses – the unsung heroes of healthcare!

If you’ve never been to theatre – as a patient or clinician - you mightn’t know much about what goes on behind those closed doors. The reality is, there’s a lot going on, and for Perioperative Nurses Week – which this year takes place from 2-8 October – we’re turning the surgical lights to shine on perioperative nurses!