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Research: Exploring the uptake of the Baby Friendly Health Initiative in Australia

Are you involved in the care of mothers and babies? There are 68 Baby Friendly accredited hospitals across Australia. This indicates that a low proportion...

Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy in Australia

Chances are most of us have a grandparent or another older family member who had rheumatic fever as a kid or may have died...

Your advice for ‘baby nurses’

What would you tell a brand new member of our profession? Sonya M. Schwartzbach wrote a 'letter to the baby nurses' on Huffington Post,...

Nurses: Can you keep a clinic afloat in Fiji?

If you’ve been thinking about using your skills to help people abroad, a floating health check clinic in Fiji is seeking nurses on a...

Midwives: World Breastfeeding Week 2017

The World Breastfeeding Week’s 25th year in 2017 starts today. WBW2017 celebrates working together for the common good, which produces sustainable results, greater than the sum...

Nurses and assisted dying part 1

Tara Nipes is a registered nurse on a multiple medical specialty ward at one of Melbourne's most acute tertiary hospitals. In the first of...

Survey: Internationally qualified midwives in Australia

Are you an internationally qualified midwife from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background working as a midwife in Australia? All registered internationally qualified midwives...

What can I claim? Tax deductions for nurses and midwives

Nurses and midwives can have many work-related expenses that are claimable at tax time. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has designed a poster that...

7 tips for combining nursing study with work

Mariel Rufina Tan worked fulltime through her Nursing degree and is now doing postgrad study while also working fulltime as an RN. She has...




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