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Manager who changed patients’ lives wins state gong

RECOGNITION: Bundaleer director Rod Barnaby, Interim CEO Louise Roberts and Manager of Quality & Clinical Governance Karen Slater with her award. A caring nursing professional from Bundaleer in Wauchope, who changed the law to help relieve old people’s suffering, has won a prestigious state award. Karen Slater, who is manager of quality and clinical governance… Read More »

5 powerful words you can say to patients

Our job as health care professionals is not just to diagnose our patients by applying our scientific knowledge and clinical skills, but also to be the “communicator-in-chief,” “listener-in-chief,” and “reassurer-in-chief.” Any doctor who doesn’t fully grasp this, is not doing the best job they can or being the best doctor they can be. I truly… Read More »

FDA Approves Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) Gene Therapy to Treat Pediatric Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

FDA Approves Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) Gene Therapy to Treat Pediatric Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Print this page May 24, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi), the first gene therapy approved to treat children less than two years of age with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the most severe… Read More »