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Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects

Statins have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system as a whole Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects Independent.ie Q My 56-year-old husband was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol. However, he is unhappy about taking statins, as prescribed by his GP, as… Read More »

Managing medication goes electronic at Bathurst Hospital

BOOST: EMeds nursing analyst Rachel Bedwell and Bathurst nurse Fiona Nightingale. Photo: SUPPLIED THE days of trying to read difficult handwritten instructions about medication are over at Bathurst Hospital. The hospital is the first in the Central West to implement Electronic Medication Management (eMeds) – what is being described as a safer, more effective electronic system to manage medication.… Read More »