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Today is #internationaldayofolderpersons so we spoke to @JedMontayre from @westernsydneyu about his innovative approach to ageing research. https://www.southwestsydneyresearch.org.au/ageing-is-not-just-about-decline-says-ageing-researcher/

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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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28.06.2019

New research paves the way for better care of women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

The incidence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in the Fairfield LGA has been on the rise, resulting in an increasing demand for diabetes services. Having experienced a 20% increase in the total number of services attended by women with GDM in just one year, Fairfield Hospital’s Diabetes Clinic was stretched beyond capacity. Clinical Nurse Consultant,…

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14.06.2019

STARTTS Project Bantu Capoeira Angola – healing through music, song and movement

I just tell myself “I can do this” and I just do it. “I feel like I belong… I lost my family when I was young, so it’s a good feeling to belong to something… I am not lost.” “I actually like myself now, I used to hate ‘me’ before” But it wasn’t always this…

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