Men in nursing – the forum

The Men in Nursing forum held at NSWNMA yesterday was a resounding success, with over 40 men in attendance for a full schedule of presentations with lively audience interaction. Here are some highlights: Tom Schrader, final year nursing student at...
International Nurses and Midiwives Week is just around the corner. To mark the occasion, we have a simple contest with stunning prizes, such as two nights at the deluxe Rydges Sydney Central hotel! And every entrant will get a Nurse...
The awarding of an Australian Bravery Decoration to murdered Orange mental-health nurse, Bob Fenwick, is a fitting tribute to a man who bravely stepped in to assist a colleague who was being attacked and unfortunately paid with his own life,...
Registered Nurse Zuleika Khan is bringing her one-woman comedy show, TRIAGE! A Nursing Cabaret, to the Imperial Hotel in Erskineville with the Sydney Fringe Festival on Sunday September 14 at 6pm, Wednesday September 17 at 7pm and Thursday September 18 at 6pm....
This is a guest post by drug and alcohol nurse Max Hacker, who will host a free public forum on drug and alcohol abuse at Sydney University’s Nursing School on April 30. As a drug and alcohol nurse working in...
When NSWNMA official Lynne Ridge read a story in The Sydney Morning Herald last year about Sydney WW1 nurse Alice Cashin and her unmarked grave at Woronora Memorial Park, she was inspired to do something to honour her memory. The...
Today is International Nurses Day. Today we celebrate nurses, nursing services and nursing accomplishments around the world while commemorating the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. The theme for 12 May 2011 is Closing the Gap: Increasing access and equity. Access to...
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...
The Men in Nursing forum held on October 18th was a huge success. Around 29 men attended the event, both nursing students and nurses. Others who could not attend expressed strong interest in being involved in future events. Brett Holmes opened...
Ciara Rafferty's film Arthur...? won first prize last Thursday night at the NSWNMA's fourth Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival. Ciara won $5000, sponsored by First State Super. Ciara (below after winning) is a student nurse at the University of...