Are Vitamin D Supplements Necessary?

Are Vitamin D Supplements Necessary?

Claiming CPD Relevance You can claim the reading and reflection of this post as a CPD activity if it is relevant to your current role. Approximate time allocation for this post is 25 minutes. Don’t forget to download the Self Directed CPD Activity Certificate...
Medication Management Musings – Practice Tips

Medication Management Musings – Practice Tips

Not only are Nurses expected to safely administer medication in the difficult circumstances like I described in my last Blog post, but we are required to do it alongside rapidly changing technology and pharmaceutical innovations. Technological changes are happening...
Modified paracetamol upscheduled to prevent harm

Modified paracetamol upscheduled to prevent harm

Modified paracetamol 665mg or less is being upscheduled to S3 because pharmacist oversight is needed to reduce the risk of harm. Modified paracetamol upscheduled to prevent harm. This is one of the interim decisions from the federal Department of Health’s scheduling...
Nurses Manage Medication Safety!

Nurses Manage Medication Safety!

When I think about medication administration, it’s a wonder that we ever get it right. Nurses administer medications that are dangerous, to patients who are unwell, in healthcare settings that are complex, with sometimes limited and unreliable resources. Liken our...
Palliative Medicines

Palliative Medicines

The provision of palliative care is not about a place it is about the knowledge base of those assisting a person with a life-limiting illness to manage their symptoms so they can live the rest of the life they have in comfort doing the things they want to do. There is...