When even teachers and police workers need to travel to the city fringes to find an affordable home that strikes us as a sign of a deeply dysfunctional housing system. Our research shows key workers are being...
Today we're continuing our series into Workplace Injury and Workers Compensation and we must say we are starting to experience some of the frustrations injured nurses must face when dealing with compensation and insurance agencies. There are seven Scheme Agents contracted by...
Are you a nurse or midwife who wants to be part of the best float at Mardi Gras in Sydney? Here’s your chance to join other NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members as we march in scrubs to...
Remana is a registered nurse working in a regional hospital. We asked her what improvements she'd like to see to help hospitals operate better. Further down, she shares what she thinks we're getting right. Coming from a rural hospital, we'd like...
Nurse Chris tells us what he thinks of the Berejiklian Government’s plans to magically recruit 5000 nurses in the current climate. I’m so glad the Premier has just promised 5000 new nurses to be added to the work force. I’m...
Nurses and health staff are putting their own health, and the health of their patients, at risk by working too many hours and suffering from fatigue. Fiona McDonald, an associate lecturer in the Faculty...
Nurses are being called on to stay up-to-date with the latest in wound care and prevention to help reduce the impact of Australia’s ‘hidden affliction’ of chronic wounds. Wounds Australia is highlighting the central role that nurses play in the...
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...
CA teenager’s first job can be deeply rewarding, a step towards independence and building skills. But that job may also involve an early taste of exploitative workplace behaviours, including abuse, bullying and harassment. There...
How do people who have been born elsewhere interact with the Australian health system - and with you as a nurse or midwife? What impact will immigration trends have on our future national health priorities? How should we adjust our priorities...