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...
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...
Every country in the world is facing a mental health crisis, according to a commission of  28 global mental health experts assembled  by the Lancet medical journal. The Commission says there is a “collective...
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...
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...
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...
Scholarships of up to $8,000 are available to registered nurses who are working in full or part-time permanent positions in mental health services of the NSW public health system. These scholarships are funded by the Nursing and Midwifery Office (NaMO)...
Health and social workers often choose their profession because they want to help people. But seeing trauma and suffering on a regular basis can have a deep impact on these workers. “Compassion fatigue” is a response to the stress...
Nurses and midwives aged between 18 and 69 are called to participate in psychological and metabolic research, conducted in the Neuroscience Research Unit, at the University of Technology, Sydney. The experimental protocol is simple, non-invasive and will take approximately 1...
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),...