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Medication goes unchecked in aged care: research

New research shows that only one in five Australians receive a government-funded medication review after entering an aged care facility. Lead researcher Dr Janet Sluggett, from the University of South Australia, said the findings point to potential dangers for aged care ...

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Ipswich nurse gets Health Minister gong

An Ipswich nurse committed to managing chronic diseases in her community has taken out the Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers. Shannon Wallis was recognised for her work on MeCare (Mobile enabled Care), in which she developed a virtual nursing ...

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