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New consortium to promote gerontological nursing
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine has joined with seven other universities in an initiative to promote and support gerontological nursing within Australia via the new Australian Hartford Centre of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Consortium.

40th Anniversary and Celebration of Excellence & Inaugural Research Week
2014 saw the School of Nursing & Midwifery celebrate its 40th Anniversary. On Monday 24 November 2014, the School held its annual Celebration of Excellence, acknowledging outstanding students who received awards for Semester 2, 2013 and Semester 1, 2014 as well as celebrating its 40th Anniversary.

Volunteer firefighters at worrying risk of coronary heart disease
Curtin University research has shown volunteer firefighters are at a greater risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) than other volunteer and paid emergency services personnel and that the risk could be exacerbated by the extreme conditions in which they work.

Curtin honoured by Global Health Alliance WA
The Global Health Alliance of Western Australia (GHAWA) has recognised Curtin University nursing students and staff by adding them to its honorary alumni roll in recognition of their dedication and achievements.

New research delivers a 50% reduction in skin tears
Research carried out by Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre has shown that the number of skin tears in older people can be cut in half simply by moisturising twice a day.

Scholarship assists student to study nursing at Curtin
A practising nurse from Singapore has completed a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Conversion degree at Curtin University thanks to an Australian Imperial Force's (AIF) Malaya Nursing Scholarship.