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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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06.12.2019

Helen Goldsmith: Helping nurses in research

Nurses have many competing demands. From the moment their shift begins to when it’s time for handover, there are endless things to do and patients to care for. So, for many nurses, the thought of embarking on research is not only daunting but seemingly, almost impossible. This is where Dr Helen Goldsmith, Clinical Nurse Consultant…

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18.10.2019

Improving mental health in palliative care

Delirium and depression: conditions too often seen in the palliative care setting are distressing, not only for the patient themselves, but for family, carers and medical staff as well. Research is currently underway into therapeutic approaches which could ease the suffering of palliative care patients with these conditions. Using melatonin to ease delirium Inability to…

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11.10.2019

Digital platforms bring new vision to mental health care

New online technologies are changing the mental health care landscape with a range of apps and web-based tools to help people better manage their mental health and wellbeing. Project Synergy and InnoWell With 99% of young people aged 16-25 years in Australia being active online and with 60% seeking information about mental health on the…

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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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