It’s HIV Testing week and new data from NSW has shown an increase in the number of HIV diagnoses through heterosexual people among NSW. Heterosexuals now make up 1 in 5 new diagnoses for HIV. Despite numbers being low (67 people diagnosed),...
Scholarships open: Tuesday 29 May 2018 Scholarships close: 5pm (AEST) Sunday 24 June 2018 Successful applicants announced: Thursday 12 July 2018 The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), HESTA Australia and the Lowitja Institute are proud to announce that applications for the...
Tried everything under the sun but still struggling to get in shape? Wade and Louise are nurses from Wollongong who have brought the Galloway Method to Australia which could be the answer for you. And it caters to ALL...
The Federal Budget handed down two weeks ago by the Coalition Government has a number of problems. No new public hospital funding, no effort to mandate ratios in aged care and continued cuts to the ABC are some of the...
Did you know that diabetes and its complications is now the ninth leading cause of death for women globally? Gestational Diabetes Melitus (GDM) is also on the rise, affecting nearly one in every seven pregnancies. More than 100 Australian women...
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...
The recent report of a nursing home resident found with maggots in her mouth brings home how devastating neglected oral health can be, say Bronwyn Hemsley, University of Newcastle; Andrew Georgiou, Macquarie University; Joanne Steel, and Susan Balandin, Deakin...
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...
The World Breastfeeding Week’s 25th year in 2017 starts today. WBW2017 celebrates working together for the common good, which produces sustainable results, greater than the sum of our individual efforts. Find WBW on Facebook. Download a beautiful poster for your workplace...
'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...