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Dr Peter Locke and his wife Carolyn (midwife) took a large group of volunteers to Africa earlier in 2017 to support communities and change lives with their medical and midwifery skills. Now they've created Globalinks Medical Foundation to continue...
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...
If you’ve been thinking about using your skills to help people abroad, a floating health check clinic in Fiji is seeking nurses on a two-week volunteer rotation to work alongside at least one doctor on a small catamaran. The...
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...
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...
NSW nurses Libby and Bella braved Denmark in winter to discuss sustainability in healthcare - and along the way sampled many delicious croissants! Libby tells the story: I could begin this article by alarming you with facts from the growing...
The Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 4th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference to be held in London 10-11 March 2018. The conference  is a wonderful opportunity for nurses and midwives...
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...
Helping a young Vietnamese woman with stage-four pressure sores was confronting for nurse volunteer Susan Elliott, but she says it has opened her heart and changed her future path. The photos in this post might be confronting for readers...
Australian nurse Kiera Sargeant arrived in southern Nigeria just one month after Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened its clinic for sexual violence care. As Medical Team Leader she watched the project grow within the first year from receiving not...

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