Building a bridge between older and younger nurses

Researchers from St John of God Murdoch Hospital and Murdoch University are embarking on a study to examine the nature of relationships between older and younger nurses and midwives. Professor Leanne Monterosso from the hospital says the study aims to reveal if there is tension between different age groups and if there are issues, how to improve these working relationships. “We … Continue reading Building a bridge between older and younger nurses

Study to pave way for sensitive approach

A four-year study will identify the needs of Aboriginal women during pregnancy and birthing in Perth hospitals and help to map out the process more sensitively for Aboriginal mothers. Previous research showed only nine of 51 health services in Western Australia were culturally responsive to the needs of Aboriginal women, and just 200 of 1800 women had access to culturally responsive services. Further, … Continue reading Study to pave way for sensitive approach