Professor Paul Bennett's latest exploration into improving the health and wellbeing of dialysis patients has everyone in stitches.
Professor Paul Bennett believes that time on dialysis doesn't have to be downtime. With the generous support of Deakin University and Kidney Health Australia, Professor Bennett has developed an innovative resource pack for patients and health professionals aimed at improving strength and health of dialysis patients.
A number of staff have recently been awarded major research grants, travel grants and scholarships. Congratulations to: Professor Paul Bennett; Monica Schoch; and Professor Mari Botti and her team including Associate Professor Ana Hutchinson.
Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz was interviewed this week on ABC radio 774 as part of World Continence Week (WCW). Dr Ostaszkiewicz, together with Beth Wilson, Patron, Continence Foundation of Australia, spoke to Richard Stubbs about incontinence. WCW this year is focusing on those caring for someone with incontinence.
In June 2015 the School of Nursing and Midwifery was very excited to open our new Community Simulation Centre. The centre is set up as someone's house and will provide students with the opportunity to learn and develop skills related to community nursing practice.
The 2015 Study Tour to Thailand departs Melbourne later this month. Twenty four students and two staff members will be spending two weeks in Thailand undertaking a range of activities including information sessions, hospital visits and health assessments.
Congratulations to all the 2014 Student Award recipients for your outstanding academic performance and commitment to the University and community.
Associate Professor Cate Nagle recently had an article 'A year in Provence' published in the ANMJ May 2015 edition.