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Tackle racism, says researcher

Calls for nursing to address racism and prejudice as a matter of urgency.  Nurses have continued to deny the issue of racism in the profession that continues unabated and unaddressed, says Scott W. Trueman, a Queensland mental health nurse educator. ...

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News in brief

Nursing student off to a flying start Deakin University nursing student Ella Bouman has been announced as the winner of the inaugural ‘Give them wings’ scholarship from the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria and Rural Health Workforce. Bouman, who hails ...

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Mental health stigma ‘human rights issue’: Bligh

Queensland has announced a four-year public awareness campaign to tackle the stigma associated with mental illness. Discrimination against mentally ill people is a profound human rights issue, Queensland Premier Anna Bligh said. To tackle the issue, Bligh announced an $8.5 ...

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Breaking the trap

The growth in numbers of culturally and linguistically diverse students entering nursing programs in Australia presents challenges for academic and clinical staff. And most importantly the students themselves, writes Annie May. There are many reasons why overseas qualified nurses decide ...

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