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Sally, a registered nurse who works in a Sydney tertiary hospital, is one of the faces of a beautiful new campaign for marriage equality in Australia. You can watch the ad, which features a surgeon, firefighter, member of the...
National Nurses United has joined with humanitarian and civil rights groups in opposing the US executive order to ban refugees, especially Muslim refugees, from entering the United States. National Nurses United, with close to 185,000 members across every state, is...
Is it time for the nursing and midwifery professions to reflect on our historical involvement in the subjugation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and consider whether we owe a statement of regret for our failures as part of...
Victorian nurse and mother of four Phoebe Brick writes about the value of Paid Parental Leave. The Senate can make the decision to save the current PPL but they need to hear from you by this Friday Dec 16. Email...
Around 64% of the HIV diagnoses in NSW are made in services other than sexual health clinics, which means that nurses working across the health system are ideally placed to test for HIV. Data from NSW Health shows that heterosexual...
Mark Quealy works as a registered nurse in a major metropolitan hospital. After his colleague, an operating theatre nurse, contributed to a newspaper piece about living as a Muslim in Australia and the hurtful comments she had to listen...
David Stanley, a nurse/midwife and Professor of Nursing at the University of New England, writes about the dilemma for nurses when people in intractable pain and distress ask for assistance to end their lives. Being faced with his own...
What Helen has learnt: "I have learnt that the term ‘refugee’ is a dirty label that strips people of their identity. I have learnt that when a natural disaster happens the whole world turns up to help in full...
The Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation officially supports a law for voluntary euthanasia and a Bill is coming up very soon in South Australia. The ANMF is a partner in this powerful Go Gentle Australia campaign to ask people to...
South Australian nurse Sandy Bradley writes about the voluntary euthanasia debate and nurses' role in that. She says 'Not being able to discuss voluntary euthanasia to address individual concerns about this issue frustrates me as a nurse ... Australian nurses, in...

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