People who work in healthcare are the most susceptible to workplace burnout. Whether you're a nurse, carer, or midwife, working in hospitals or aged care, you face the same things. Long shifts, taking care of patient after patient, dealing...
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents took their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows. Published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the study is the first to examine the number and patterns of suicide in...
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...
Are you a nurse looking to take that next step in your career? Forge your career path in Mental Health studies. This year a number of nurses graduated with a Master of Applied Mental Health Studies from the Health Education and...
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),...
Loneliness is an increasing problem in Australia, and it's affecting our physical and mental health.
NSWNMA Assistant Secretary, Judith Kiejda, outlines why sexual harassment at work should be considered a safety issue in order to make real change. It’s a year since the stories of now-disgraced Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein first began to hit the...
Western Sydney University are conducting a study to explore the psychosocial (psychological and social) care that registered nurses provide to adult patients in ED. Recently published studies within this area have focused on how presenting to the ED influences...
AHPRA data shows that NSW mental health nurses typically work 34 clinical hours per week. If you work in the Public Health System, please share your views about this here. Click here to complete the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3QKNJ8R Your confidential opinion will help...
Scholarships up to the value of $6,810.00 are available to health professionals and managers providing mental health services for infants, children, young people and their families, for units studied in the Applied Mental Health Studies (AMHS) course at HETI. These scholarships are...