An impressive final year Griffith student, who overcame a cancer diagnosis at 15 before embarking on a medical degree, has been awarded a prestigious 2022 Australia-At-Large Rhodes Scholarship.
‘The doctor will Skype you now’: telehealth may limit coronavirus spread, but there’s more we can do to protect health workers
Griffith expert in infection prevention and control says telehealth consultations are a good step in controlling the spread of COVID-19 but more needs to be done.
However, the road to better health outcomes for all Queenslanders remains long.
An investigation into the experiences of nurses exposed to shift work is shining new light on coping strategies health care workers go through, and is emphasising the importance of strong front-line management. Griffith University’s Jane Gifkins, under the supervision of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s Rebecca Loudoun, published the research as a result of […]
Providing healthcare in a developing country wasn’t something Rachael Ovington expected to be doing while studying a Bachelor of Nursing. But it was an experience she will never forget and will take with her when she seeks employment as a full-time nurse next year. Rachael is one of almost 50 third-year Griffith nursing students to […]
A team of Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) researchers, in conjunction with a member of Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University (Associate Professor David Greenfield), has recently published a paper in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care focusing on the role of accreditation bodies in influencing human resource management (HRM) performance outcomes in […]
In 2013, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) reported more than one quarter of a million full-time equivalent persons to be employed in Australia’s public hospitals. As the most resource-intensive element of the healthcare system (with about 62 per cent of recurrent expenditure), the sector is under constant pressure to implement organisational change […]