New Indigenous Academic Advisor’s vast life experience to benefit La Trobe Rural Health School

David ‘Tarnda’ Copley says when health professionals understand and embrace Indigenous health and wellbeing practices, everyone benefits. “Because we’ve got more and more people looking for holistic alternatives, and we’ve got more and more refugees coming to this country who are trauma based, the same as Indigenous Australians,” he says. “We’ve been doing health for... Continue Reading →

Grant for researcher working at the coalface of care

Graduate researcher Jennifer Boak has received a $5000 grant from the Australian College of Nursing to continue her work in detecting complex care needs in older people. “As older people live longer, and often with multi-morbidities, their care becomes more complex,” Jennifer says. “Detection of complexity in routine care is inconsistent and dependent upon nurses’... Continue Reading →

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