GEDI nurses have been launched at Princess Alexandra Hospital, mobile phone at the ready, and skills honed to protect frail and elderly patients from delays in admission for specialist care in our clinical universe.
Pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical help, yet it remains one of the most misunderstood areas of healthcare. One in five Australians live with chronic pain and the prevalence rises as we age.
Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Emergency Department (PAH ED) has been awarded 24 months advanced training accreditation after being one of the first to go through the new Australasian College of Emergency Medicine accreditation guidelines.
With 37 years of dementia management under her belt, QEII Hospital Dementia Nurse Navigator, Diane Evans is making a world of difference to the growing number of patients who need care and ongoing management for this ever-prevalent condition.
Under their ambitious and caring exterior, these nursing graduates look the same as any others, but they hold a special place in history as the first cohort of graduate nurses to never use a paper medical chart.