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Healthcare humanity awards

The 12th Healthcare Humanity Awards (HHA) were held in April 2015. The President of the Republic of Singapore presented the awards to 62 winners. The Healthcare Humanity Awards (HHA) to honour exemplary healthcare professionals who go beyond the call of duty to help others. We are very proud to see two Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) […]

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Mental health and substance services poor in the north

A University of Adelaide study found vital mental health and drug and alcohol services in Adelaide’s northern suburbs are sparse, seriously overloaded, fragmented and difficult to locate, leaving many vulnerable people struggling without help. The recent scoping study was phase 1 of a larger study led by Professor Charlotte de Crespigny and Professor Cherrie Galletly […]

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Alcohol and drug screening needed for the elderly

Concerns surrounding drug and alcohol consumption are widely discussed in relation to youth but, according to a University of Adelaide researcher, there is a need to explore this issue further with older Australians. Dr Lynette Cusack, from the University’s School of Nursing, says the elderly may not consume alcohol in the same quantities as younger […]

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South Australia to become medical research hub of southern hemisphere, generate cancer cure

Read the article, South Australia to become medical research hub of southern hemisphere, generate cancer cure, featured in the Sunday Mail (18 May 2014) with nursing students Ella Nobes and Sophie Baulderstone (along with Medical students) discussing the future of the Nursing and Medical Schools in the city’s West End with Professor Warren Bebbington.

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Nursing features on billboard

School of Nursing staff member, Jan Alderman and third year nursing student, Emma Smith, were proud to be a part of the University of Adelaide Seek Light industry campaign.  

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Dean of Nursing featured in The Adelaidean

The School of Nursing’s Professor Alison Kitson is profiled in the spring edition of the Adelaidean. To find out about the influence the founder of modern day nursing, Florence Nightingale has had on Alison’s career, her vision for the future, and her additional role of joint Executive Director of Nursing within the Central Adelaide Local […]

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2013 Open Day

On Sunday 18 August the School of Nursing held our most successful Open Day yet! Despite the wind and rain, future students and their families turned out in record numbers to speak with staff and enthusiastic students about our Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Clinical Nursing programs. Building on our reputation, the Schools successful […]

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Risks of over-the-counter painkillers to Aboriginal people

New research at the University of Adelaide has highlighted serious potential health risks to Aboriginal people because of a lack of understanding about the use of over-the-counter painkillers. The research has led to calls for more culturally appropriate information so that Aboriginal people may better understand what medications they’re taking and the associated risks. Professor […]

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Healthy Staff Clinic live on Radio Adelaide’s Breakfast Show

The Healthy Staff Clinic touched down at Radio Adelaide on Tuesday 9 July as part of its regular service to University staff, students and volunteers. Breakfast Show presenter Angus Randall interviewed Associate Professor Judy Magarey whilst he underwent an on air check-up carried out by Nurse Practitioner Iain Everett and 2nd year Nursing student Adrian […]

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$60m to bring Uni of Adelaide Med School to West-End

The University of Adelaide today welcomed a Federal Government grant of $60m to support construction of its new medical school building in Adelaide’s West-End, announced by Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The University will construct a new clinical health building, bringing the schools of Medicine and Nursing together, next to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital and […]

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