Australia is in the bottom third of OECD countries when it comes to working long hours, with 13% of us clocking up 50 hours or more a week in paid work. These long hours are bad for our health. A...
Theodora Evans gives her top tips for helping your child deal with anxiety and depression.
The first Friday in June (7 June 2019) marks the third #CrazySocks4Docs day which is all about raising awareness of the mental health of all doctors and health practitioners around the world. The day first started when cardiologist Dr Geoff...
Nurses in rural and remote NSW have expressed concern that they fear their profession is dying.
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...
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...
A study finds that anorexia may not be a solely psychiatric condition. New research has found that the eating disorder anorexia nervosa is not purely a psychiatric condition but is also driven by metabolic factors. Anorexia nervosa affects between 1...
It’s normal to feel stressed at work from time to time. But for some people, the stress becomes all-consuming, leading to exhaustion, cynicism and hatred towards your job. This is known as burnout. Burnout used to be classified as a...
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...
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) recently declared climate change a health emergency, reflecting similar positions taken by a growing list of peak medical bodies around the world. The AMA’s statement highlights the significant impacts climate change is having on physical...