Nurse Uncut talks to Sandy Eagar RN, manager of the Nurse-Led Refugee Health Program, which kicked off in Sydney one year ago (in October 2012). The NSW Refugee Health Plan identified a need for a specialist health service for refugees...

Sick of coal

This is a guest post by Fee Mozeley of Hunter Community Environment Centre about the potentially disastrous impact of a fourth coal terminal in Newcastle and the rally at 10am next Saturday 16 March. The March Lamp magazine also...
Today's post is about the Women Want to Know program on alcohol and pregnancy and the role of health professionals. Did you know that 97 percent of Australian women have said they wanted to be asked about their alcohol use...
Flustered at work? Finding you have no energy at the end of a shift? There are a few things you can do to help you relax and reduce burn out. 1 - Breathe             Short-staffed and too many patients to see? Just...
An online petition against changes to Australia’s cervical cancer screening program has revealed that more than 70,000 people (most probably women) are concerned about what the changes mean. Rumours and ill-informed comment on social media are rife. It's important...
'I’m a quadruple amputee. Four years ago, I wasn’t. Needless to say, there is quite a story that fills in the gap', writes Mandy McCracken. This article was originally published on the Doctus Project. Read the original article here. Group A...
What do the HPV vaccine and our giveaway movie DVD Africa United have in common? Last week the Federal Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek announced that from next year, the Gardasil® vaccine will be available to schoolboys through the National...
Hot on the heels of huge cuts to education last week, the O'Farrell state Government announced that $3billion would go from the health budget - $775 million would be cut over four years as part of a 'labour expense...
The World Health Organization will include information on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in its influential global medical compendium. According to Nature magazine, the global reach of the compendium is “unparalleled”. “The...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named vaccine hesitancy as one of their top 10 threats to global health for 2019. Last week, the wife of an NRL footballer made national headlines after posting...