28
Mar 19

Stateplus – From Journey to Implementation of the CPS 234 standards

Author:Ash Natesh

APRA has issued a new mandatory regulation, CPS 234 which commences on 1st July 2019. The standard aims to improve the resilience of APRA regulated entities against information security threats. APRA regulated entities will have to go beyond following the practice guide to now demonstrate compliance with the new standard. The CPS 234 is a … Continue reading Stateplus – From Journey to Implementation of the CPS 234 standards

20
Dec 18

How can Healthcare Practitioners benefit from networking opportunities?

Author:Ash Natesh

It is generally accepted that all health care professionals require evidence on which to base their practice. The question nevertheless remains: how can professionals, and nurses, in particular, gain access to all the evidence without the help of additional resources? One of the most valuable ways of gaining knowledge is not just by hearing from … Continue reading How can Healthcare Practitioners benefit from networking opportunities?

20
Dec 18

The Effects of Dry Surface Biofilms: A Case Study by Dr.Chowdhury

Author:Ash Natesh

Only in recent years have we discovered that dry surface biofilms are the culprit of pathogens. Dry surface biofilms are commonplace in hospitals. A recent study conducted by D.Chowdhury et. al illustrates clearly that bacteria can be easily transferred from dry surface biofilms to the hands of healthcare workers and have an important role in … Continue reading The Effects of Dry Surface Biofilms: A Case Study by Dr.Chowdhury

14
Dec 18

3 Tips for Safe Sterilisation Practices

Author:Ash Natesh

Sterilising and disinfecting medical equipment is of utmost importance for the healthcare industry. Thousands of patients die every year or are infected with a disease because medical equipment was not properly sterilised. Complications surface in many surgeries due to improper sterilisation. Detailed below are three of the most effective ways to sterilisation medical equipment. The … Continue reading 3 Tips for Safe Sterilisation Practices

12
Dec 18

The dangers of workplace fatigue & how to manage the consequences

Author:Ash Natesh

Workplace fatigue is a familiar and ongoing challenge for those in 24-hour industries. However, the rise of technology and the ability to work from almost anywhere has led to an increase in fatigue-related incidents across a number of sectors. There has been new legislations directly around fatigue in aviation and transport and an expansion to … Continue reading The dangers of workplace fatigue & how to manage the consequences