A new joint workplace collective initiative allows facilities to run joint training sessions so they can tap into each other's skills, experience and knowledge in order to collectively lift the bar for providing quality aged care.
Patient privacy breaches have been hitting the headlines. The infamous ‘eel’ x-ray in Auckland led to staff dismissals, and spying on cricket star Jesse Ryder’s clinical notes resulted in four clinicians facing disciplinary action. Nurse-turned-lawyer ROBIN KAY looks at the legal and ethical issues for nurses around accessing patient records – particularly now that unauthorised reading of a file leaves an ‘electronic fingerprint’.
Online tech companies such as Facebook and Google need to do more to prevent the spread of misinformation around vaccines, a group of scientists say. A report, called The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, said...
NURSING REVIEW talked to nurse researchers and an infection control nurse specialist who share stories of fighting infection before antibiotics, the 'H-bug' epidemic of the 50s and today.
Dr Jonathan Coates, a health law specialist at Claro, starts the first of a short series on health law essentials for health professionals. Opening with the importance of informed consent.