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Alice Suttie CNS works in a surgical hospital in Sydney - but she has some doubts about the extensive use of gloves. Do you agree? We'd especially like to hear from other theatre nurses - but all nurses and...
NSW nurses Libby and Bella braved Denmark in winter to discuss sustainability in healthcare - and along the way sampled many delicious croissants! Libby tells the story: I could begin this article by alarming you with facts from the growing...
The Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 4th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference to be held in London 10-11 March 2018. The conference  is a wonderful opportunity for nurses and midwives...
International Nurses and Midiwives Week is just around the corner. To mark the occasion, we have a simple contest with stunning prizes, such as two nights at the deluxe Rydges Sydney Central hotel! And every entrant will get a Nurse...
Helping a young Vietnamese woman with stage-four pressure sores was confronting for nurse volunteer Susan Elliott, but she says it has opened her heart and changed her future path. The photos in this post might be confronting for readers...
Australian nurse Kiera Sargeant arrived in southern Nigeria just one month after Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened its clinic for sexual violence care. As Medical Team Leader she watched the project grow within the first year from receiving not...
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...
Clinical Midwifery Educator Sharyn Corboy spent 12 months as a Midwifery Mentor in the Solomon Islands for the AVID program, funded by the Australian Government. The maternal mortality rate in the Solomons is 130 per 100,000 births (in Australia it is six),...
We're used to hearing about the health benefits of breastfeeding, both for mothers and babies. But what about the health benefits for our environment, both small and large scale? Has it ever occured to you that infant formula requires...
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...

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