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31.01.2020

Research helping staff feel safe in emergency departments

Feeling safe in ED Changing the way things are done in hospitals can be challenging but when change is supported by quality research, the transition can be a successful one. This has certainly been the case for South Western Sydney Local Health District’s ‘Feeling Safe in ED’ project which has caught the attention of other local…

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24.01.2020

Liverpool Innovation Precinct will turn ideas into reality

Imagine a place where people in South West Sydney come together to talk about their ideas: a place that harnesses their knowledge and experience with the ultimate aim of generating innovation. And most importantly, a place where the goal of innovation is to improve the health of the local community and beyond. This “place” is…

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17.01.2020

Campbelltown to receive its own medical research centre

Campbelltown’s most pressing health conditions will form the basis of research at the newly-announced Macarthur Medical Research Centre. Western Sydney University welcomed a generous donation from the Lang Walker Family who will contribute up to $26 million to the university towards building the research centre. Housing researchers from foundational partners including South Western Sydney Local…

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11.12.2019

Research-driven information on the health implications of bushfire smoke

Sydney’s bushfire crisis and subsequent hazardous smoky conditions are a cause for concern. The Centre for Air Pollution, energy and health Research (CAR) have put together a research-driven factsheet on the health implications of bushfire smoke. Read it here:  

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06.12.2019

SAFEWARDS: Improving safety in mental health wards

Working in a mental health inpatient unit can be challenging. Faced with conflict, distress and even aggression, staff sometimes need to use methods such as transferring patients to a more secure unit, restraint or seclusion. However, the implementation of the research-based SAFEWARDS program aims to reduce the use of these methods to make mental health…

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