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Month: June 2023


Why all clinicians need to learn trauma-informed care

Clinicians have long known that women who misuse drugs and alcohol, experience domestic violence, or have a history of trauma, are considered ‘vulnerable’ along the child-bearing continuum, but a striking proportion have not yet received training on how to care for this patient cohort. Clinical Midwifery Consultant, Louise Everitt, says trauma-informed care is crucial in…

29 Jun 2023, by Amy Sarcevic

Energy & Utilities

Navigating the Green Hydrogen Economy: The Critical Need for Upskilling and Training

The role of green hydrogen in Australia's energy transition Green hydrogen has emerged a vital force in Australia’s growing appetite for a clean energy transition. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, renewable hydrogen should supply between 7-24% of the world’s energy demands by 2050 if global warming is to be kept within 1.5°C. A key…

27 Jun 2023, by Kristen Gutierrez


Healthcare CEO dispels the myths surrounding ERAS

ERAS (enhanced recovery after surgery) was first introduced as a model of care in the late 1990s, and is increasingly earning the support of clinicians in a range of surgical treatment modalities. The model, which uses a range of techniques to allow for faster post-operative recovery and mobilisation of patients, has been linked with a…

22 Jun 2023, by Amy Sarcevic


How Ku-ring-gai Council is engaging community members to inspire environmental action

When Sydney’s Ku-ring-gai Council began creating a new website aimed at promoting environmental action in the community, it wanted to make sure its messaging was right. “We know that community members often don’t relate to the term ‘Net Zero’," said Emma Treadgold, Team Leader of Sustainability Engagement. "They see it as too big to tackle…

21 Jun 2023, by Amy Sarcevic


How Australia is meeting its 30 by 30 target

Australia’s environmental health has been on a downward trend for decades, with levels of extinction, ocean acidification and habitat destruction among the worst in the world. In 2022, the federal government committed to reversing this trend, vowing it would strive to protect 30 percent of its land and seas by 2030. The ‘30 by 30’…

20 Jun 2023, by Amy Sarcevic


Beyond the amyloid hypothesis – how small molecules are giving hope to Alzheimer’s research

Ever since it was discovered in 1906, scientists have been rushing to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease – a form of dementia that affects 1 in 10 Australians aged over 65. In recent years, the bulk of this research has been centred on the ‘amyloid hypothesis’, which highlights the role amyloid plaques and tau…

5 Jun 2023, by Amy Sarcevic