Monthly Archives: September 2018

Northern NSW nurses named as finalists in NSW Nursing Awards

Two senior nurses from Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) are among the finalists in this year’s Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards. Held annually since 2013, the awards recognise the contribution and dedication of the 52,000 nurses and midwives working across the state in the NSW public health system.

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Hospital emergency departments will have a greater focus on care and compassion under a new trial aimed at improving the patient experience. Health Minister Brad Hazzard today announced a six-month trial at four hospitals that will provide better amenities and more information to patients and their families. “Going to an emergency department to seek care […]

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Uni backing boosts medical education

A funding grant from University of Wollongong has provided hospital staff and medical students in the Clarence Valley with new equipment, resources and educational support infrastructure.

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Murwillumbah Renal Unit officially open

atients who rely on life-saving kidney dialysis can now receive treatment on their doorstep, with the opening of a new satellite renal unit at Murwillumbah District Hospital. Member for Lismore, Thomas George, officially opened the $1.1 million unit last week, which will cater to residents across the Tweed Valley. Murwillumbah District Hospital will remain open after the […]

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