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Refugees who helped change the world
17 June - This Sunday, June 20, is World Refugee Day, a day the UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, says celebrates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. World Refu
Nurses and midwives’ role in reducing ‘unacceptable’ First Nations birth removals
17 June - Statistics from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare have revealed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are being placed in out-of-home care at 11 times the rate of non-Indigenous children
A nursing mother’s relief at the passing of VAD laws
15 June - New voluntary assisted dying (VAD) laws recently passed by South Australia’s Lower House have been embraced by a Murray Bridge family afflicted by a terminal illness.
VAD Bill set to be law after another historic vote
10 June - It’s 17th time lucky as Voluntary Assisted Dying looks certain to be legalised in South Australia after another overwhelming victory in the state’s Lower House.
‘It’s infectious’: How laughter therapy is improving the lives of people with kidney disease on dial
9 June - Can laughter therapy improve the quality of life of people with kidney disease on dialysis? It is a question Paul Bennett, RN and Associate Professor in Nursing at the University of South Australia (UniSA), has been researching for a decade.
SA hospitals are buckling under the constant strain of chronic under-resourcing
8 June - Yesterday the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) was forced to initiate a 'Major Incident' alert as a result of crushing demand across the hospital network and yet the Health Minister Stephen Wade continues his course of inaction
ABC-TV tonight looks into the tragic murder of Outback nurse Gayle Woodford
7 June - Tune into ABC-TV’s Australian Story at 7.30 tonight for a report on the inquest into the 2016 murder of Outback nurse Gayle Woodford.
Celebrities who beat the Big C
4 June - What do Kylie Minogue, Hugh Jackman, Sofia Vergara and Robert De Niro have in common? Answer – they’re all cancer survivors.
New Parliament House vigil for Voluntary Assisted Dying
4 June - Another Candles for Compassion vigil will be held on the steps of Parliament House next week urging our State MPs to pass the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.
COVID vaccine jab now available to all aged care workers
3 June - Frustrated by the Morrison Government’s inertia, South Australia’s vaccination clinics have opened today to allow all aged care workers to get the jab.
These are the important things that you really need to know about life insurance
2 June - People keep telling you to get Life Insurance but you’re not convinced just yet. The simple fact is that anything can happen in life. And as unpleasant as it may be, you have to think about the possibility of a future that doesn’t have you
New national standard on peripheral intravenous catheters
1 June - A new clinical best practice standard that changes the approach to peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVC) has been released by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.
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