A fifth annual visit by Avondale nurses to a hospital on Malaita in the Solomon Islands demonstrates to local students the value of the profession.
A major reduction in the incidence of a hospital-acquired bacteria causing morbidity and mortality has saved 500 lives over the past 12 years.
Nursing students at Avondale have written messages of encouragement to their contemporaries in the South Pacific during International Nurses Day celebrations on May 12.
A project on which an Avondale academic is a chief investigator has received a $650,000 grant to find the most effective way to clean hospitals.
The Governor of New South Wales has opened the new Clinical Education Centre at Sydney Adventist Hospital.
A research centre established by Avondale College of Higher Education is helping measure the effectiveness of a health improvement program while encouraging collaboration among academics.