Our story on plastic water bottles in hospitals drew a huge response. Chris Nimmo on the south coast of NSW has also been trying to reduce plastic useage in his hospital. Chris discusses the difficulty of making changes in...
An independent evaluation of the first walk-in clinic led by Nurse Practitioners in Canberra found a high degree of patient satisfaction. The ACT Health Walk-In Centre assessed more than 14,000 patients and treated more than 8,000 patients in its first...
Jemma has left aged care behind, but wants to share her observations of the sector, which she sees as now ruled by corporate greed. Private nursing homes are run on the smell of an oily rag. Profit is king. Profit...
Coral Levett, President of both the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation and the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, was the keynote speaker on Zoe's Law at Sydney's recent International Women's Day March. Coral's speech will also appear in the Australian Nursing...
Keiran Dalton of the NSWNMA will be speaking this Saturday  at a public meeting that was also to have been addressed by Bahraini surgeon Dr Ghassan Dhaif. Dr Dhaif has been denied entry to Australia by the federal Government, despite the...
A report into the role of registered nurses within residential aged care in NSW has found they are essential to high-quality care and recommends the retention of a legal minimum requirement to ensure registered nurses are on duty at...
SBS television program Insight is working on a show looking at anxiety and ways to treat it. They want to hear from nurses and midwives who have seen significant improvement in their anxiety and what worked for them. If you're a nurse...
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...
Nurses from these five Private Hospitals are taking industrial action today (26th July). MINCHINBURY COMMUNITY PRIVATE HOSPITAL DELMAR PRIVATE HOSPITAL (DEE WHY) MANLY WATERS PRIVATE HOSPITAL (MANLY) EASTERN SUBURBS PRIVATE HOSPITAL (RANDWICK) PRESIDENT PRIVATE (KIRRAWEE) Currently a registered nurse at these hospitals earns nearly $10,000...
Chances are most of us have a grandparent or another older family member who had rheumatic fever as a kid or may have died of its untreated sequelae, rheumatic heart disease (RHD). It was relatively common in Melbourne and...