Complementary and alternative medicines

05 April 2016 - News

Vitamins, minerals, oils, herbs and other dietary supplements are commonly used and described as ‘alternative’ or ‘complementary’ to medications prescribed by a medical practitioner. Their ubiquitous marketing and availability offer an easy way to ‘boost’...

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Nurse-led interventions in the steps of Nightingale

12 May 2015 - News

International Nurses’ Day commemorates Florence Nightingale’s birthday and so it seems fitting to reflect on nurse-led interventions. Like many of the nurses who followed her, Nightingale was an innovator. Beyond establishing modern nursing, Nightingale was...

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