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Sex, Age & Me: What everybody ought to know

Two years ago I wrote about the Sex, Age & Me project that we had launched in Australia. It is a national study of sex, sexual health, and relationships among older people led by the… 280 more words

How mindfulness can be used to enhance compassionate care

A CPD article improved understanding of how mindfulness can be used to enhance compassionate care | By Toni McIntosh for the Nursing Standard

One issue I experienced in my practice was that after visiting a patient, I would continue to analyse my actions and worry that I had done something wrong. 179 more words

04 (April 2017)

Deer Lodge set to study chronic care patients and their needs

“It’s a population that isn’t understood yet,” says Deer Lodge Centre’s chief nursing officer. “We want to really define chronic care, find out what resources are available to our patients and determine the gaps we need to fill.”

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Mindfulness training can reduce depression and anxiety among nurses

Hunter, L. (2017) BMJ Evidence-based Nursing. 20(2)

Commentary on: Guillaumie L, Boiral O, Champagne J. A mixed-methods systematic review of the effects of mindfulness on nurses. 73 more words

04 (April 2017)

Increasing Compassion in Medical Decision-Making: Can a Brief Mindfulness Intervention Help?

Fernando, A.T. et al. (2017) Mindfulness. 8(2) pp. 276–285

Compassion is an essential component of medical practice but is difficult to sustain over time. This problem is increasingly recognized in medical curricula. 51 more words

04 (April 2017)

Police interventions

During my consults for my STI checks and also when police steps by, they usually remind me to call or visit the police when I have serious troubles with a client. 738 more words


Take Responsibility

Failing to take responsibility for our bodies is the main reason injuries linger and performances stagnate. Let’s explore this issue and outline a way to improve. 297 more words

Physical Strength