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Communication access is communication for all

23 August, 2018

It’s Wear Blue Day at Northern Health’s Speech Pathology Department, supporting Speech Pathology Australia Week. This year,  speech pathology professionals call for greater action to ensure accessibility for the 1.2 million Australians with a communication disability. Communication access is vital to enable everyone to participate fully in the social, educational, economic and sporting aspects of

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Hand Hygiene: Clean care is safer care

22 August, 2018

Last week, Northern Health marked Hand Hygiene Week by holding workshops and activities across all sites. Hand hygiene is a crucial element of Standard 3 in the National Healthcare Standards, which aims to improve infection prevention and control measures to help prevent infections and the spread of antimicrobial resistance. As healthcare-associated infections are the most

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Race in to Race Day

21 August, 2018

It’s that time of year again and the Northern Health Foundation Race Day is in full swing. Hosted by Bev Carman, longstanding Northern Health supporter and Kilmore resident, Race Day will be returning trackside for the first meeting of the 18/19 country racing season to raise funds for research grants at Northern Health. Bev Carman

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Northern Health hosts VSA Simulation Conference

20 August, 2018

Northern Health, together with Victorian Simulation Alliance (VSA) held the Inaugural Simulation Conference 2018 last week at Northern Centre for Health Education and Research (NCHER). Under the Alliance, Innovation and Inquiry motto, this year’s conference focused on supporting the simulation community. Over 30 different simulation-related research articles were presented, covering multidisciplinary health topics and focusing on how

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