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1/12 My goal as a researcher is to ensure equitable access to evidence-based #psychosocial #cancercare. One of the most common issues faced by people #LivingWithCancer (aka #cancersurvivors) is #cancer #fearofrecurrence https://t.co/yPqhK8GoUT

Truly inspired by Mr Charlie Booth (aged 62) who shared his recent journey learning to read and write, and is now looking forward to the day when he can read a book to his grandchildren. After all, there is no health literacy without literacy. #healthliteracy #healthconsumers

Thrilled to be at the @SWSLHD 13th Consumer and Community Participation Conference today to hear about all the fantastic efforts of and important issues relevant to consumers/carers/community in our district #healthconsumers #healthoutcomes

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02.09.2019

Ingham Institute’s Research Support Officer wins competitive scholarship

As a testament to the quality of the staff who work at Ingham Institute’s Biological Resources Unit, Alison Richards, Research Support Officer, has recently been awarded a highly competitive scholarship by ANZLAA (Australian and New Zealand Laboratory Animal Association Inc.). As part of the scholarship, Alison will be attending the American Association for Laboratory Animal…

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02.09.2019

Caring for animals in medical research – a job you probably didn’t know existed

It’s not often you hear about the people working in animal research. Sure, there’s an occasional story about a new and promising drug which might mention it was initially tested on mice. But for the most part, people are unaware of how much work, and more importantly, how much care goes on behind-the-scenes in animal…

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05.08.2019

Delving into SWS health figures: now and in the future

If you’re looking for quality, in-depth information about the health of South West Sydney’s population, look no further than the recently launched “South West Sydney: Our Health” document. The 183-page document is an in-depth study of the health of the SWS’s population, now and into the future, and was prepared by South Western Sydney Primary…

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28.07.2019

Dr Sonu Bhaskar: turning an idea into reality

Two-and-a-half years ago, Dr Sonu Bhaskar had an idea. Standing before him, however, were what many would describe as insurmountable challenges, one of which included a lack of resources. Faced with such challenges, most people would simply have shelved the idea and got on with life. But Dr Bhaskar is not like most people. His…

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19.07.2019

A world first: Train-the-trainer curriculum for home dialysis

It seems obvious and simple enough: nurses who teach patients how to do home dialysis, should be trained how to best impart those skills. But when Professor Josephine Chow, from South West Sydney Local Health District, went looking for standardised and evidence-based “train the trainer curriculum and modules for home dialysis,” she found none.  Not…

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