Helping asthma patients prepare for summer

Living well with asthma and allergies over summer can be challenging for patients but by arming them with the correct advice you can help...

Answering Interview Questions: The bleeding patient

Question: Your patient has fallen in the shower unwitnessed. You are the first on the scene. He is bleeding from the head. What issues...

Want to keep your job? Here’s what NOT to say on social media

Nurses and midwives have really embraced social media. From Facebook and Instagram, to Whatsapp and Snapchat, it seems we’re all swiping on our phones...

To keep heatwaves at bay, aged care residents deserve better quality homes

With rising temperatures, surging power prices and an ageing population, there are challenging times ahead in terms of looking after our most vulnerable elderly...

Just 16 minutes of sleep loss can harm work concentration the next day

Researchers from the University of South Florida and Pennsylvania State University have found out that just 16 minutes less sleep than needed can affect...

Gay and bisexual men using PrEP have lower anxiety: study

A new study conducted by UNSW’s Kirby Institute has found that gay and bisexual men taking the HIV prevention medication PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) have...

Registration fees to increase for 2019-2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has resolved to increase registration fees to $175, an increase of 3% from the previous registration...

Man found guilty of “holding out” as a cosmetics nurse

NSW man Scott McLellan has been found guilty of “holding out” to be a registered nurse while working at a cosmetic clinic. McLellan, who had...

10 things new nurses need to know

Going into nursing can be incredibly daunting. It's a new environment, where you meet new people and learn new skills. Here's our top ten...

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