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USC research event outlines hot topics in health
10 July - Research aimed at helping acutely ill seniors, reducing infant mortality, determining links between vitamin D and melanoma, and combating cardiovascular disease will be among 20 projects presented at USC’s Research Showcase on Wednesday 12 July.
GEDI nursing project earns Premier’s Award
24 November 2016 - An innovative nursing project aimed at improving the care of elderly patients at hospitals has won the University of the Sunshine Coast, Nambour Hospital and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service a prestigious Queensland Premier’s Award.
Study of at-home medication errors gains grant
15 June 2016 - A University of the Sunshine Coast-led research team has won a $20,000 USC/Wishlist Collaborative Research Grant to try to reduce the number of older adults being admitted to hospital after making mistakes when taking their medications at home.
USC part of world-first nursing study
6 July 2015 - The University of the Sunshine Coast School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine has contributed to an international study into the use of drips in patients.
Research talks to empower patients and parents
30 June 2015 - Professor of Nursing Marianne Wallis will present a talk entitled ‘Drips, drains and wounds – how can nurses stop hospitals hurting people’ as part of a free community lecture series at USC on Tuesday 14 July.
$1million project to help nursing home residents
6 May 2015 - A collaborative project led by the University of the Sunshine Coast to improve the care of nursing home residents who develop acute illnesses has gained $1.15million from the Australian Government.
Hospital and Health Service honours four academics
23 September 2013 - Four USC academics have been appointed Visiting Fellows in Nursing and Midwifery at the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS).