I was recently reading an article about the need for nursing homes for young people with high care needs. This got me thinking: How many people have I looked after in my time working in residential care that have not...
Today we bring you a short video of interviews with disability nurses with ADHC (Ageing, Disability and Home Care in the NSW Department of Family & Community Services). These nurses are obviously concerned and stressed by their working conditions...
Exhausted nurses and midwives can’t take it anymore. They have called for a strike action. On 24th November nurses and midwives will provide life-preserving services at all times, but will reduce services to current night duty staffing levels at each...
We need you to care about nurse-to-patient ratios this Mardi Gras season.
Today's post is by Dr Linda Samera of the NSW North Coast. A severe case of Sjogren's Syndrome means Dr Samera has to travel to Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney every month for treatment. The closure of the cheap and...
Anzac Day is a day that I will always respect as an important day for Australia. My paternal grandfather served in World War 2 and growing up as a child I remember being fascinated with his war medals and hearing...
Nurses at Cobar Hospital have this week agreed to a three-month trial of new staffing arrangements that restore 60 nursing hours a fortnight to the hospital roster. The breakthrough follows weeks of disputation between the Cobar NSW Nurses Association (NSWNA)...
Most of us are aware that the disability system is in crisis. As a solution to the current hotpotch of uneven, unfair state-based systems, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was devised and recommended by the Productivity Commission in July...
There are some incredible nurses out there who do great things at home and abroad. And we're over the moon about ICU Nurse Louise Burke and the journey she undertook. Last year 15 nurses, doctors, paramedics and other health professionals...

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