health update

Building bonds through midwifery and nursing

Published: 1st July 2021

When cohealth midwife and refugee health nurse Jeanette George rides her bike past Fitzroy Primary on her way to work, mums and little kids call out her name in greeting. After 15 years of paving the way for scores of babies into the world, she is a much-loved and appreciated...

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Visualising veins to ease client anxiety

Published: 18th June 2021

Vein finders are non-invasive hand-held devices that are used to locate hard-to-find veins for blood sampling and other procedures. They also have other less obvious benefits, like easing client anxiety and building connections with people who are less likely to engage in healthcare services.

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Cooking, Recovery & Connections

Published: 28th May 2021

Public housing residents in North Melbourne and Flemington know that food is an international language that needs no translation. Coming together following the hard lockdown experienced by public housing communities last year, residents have put together a cookbook, ‘Cooking, Recovery & Connections’ to celebrate community resilience and recovery.

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