Jenyfer is a student in her final year of the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced) and also works as an nurse. She blogs for Nurse Uncut about the lack of advice for nursing students on how to take care of themselves in a...

Walking at work

Linda Mottram on ABC radio 702 this morning did a segment on jobs that keep you fit. A woman rang in and and said that her daughter, an RN, had worn a pedometer to work out of curiosity and discovered...
I’m an AIN who was helping an overweight patient. He is recovering from multiple fractures and I had to roll him to change his continence aid and use lifters to toilet with the assistance of another staffer. My question is...
It's the last day of summer, which means the autumn flu season looms ahead of us. It was a particularly bad flu season in the US, officially reaching epidemic levels in January. Also in January, several nurses there were...
As nurses and midwives, shift work has become the norm for most of our profession. New research has shed more light on what the long-term effects of this can be upon heart health and diabetes. While many studies have shown...
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...
A leading sleep expert says a growing preoccupation with sleep is backfiring. A leading neurologist says smartphone sleep-tracking apps are making people so anxious and obsessed about their sleep that they are developing insomnia, reports The Guardian. “We’ve seen a lot...
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...
Suze is an RN who came to nursing late - when she was over 60. She has been surprised to encounter animosity and bullying in the hospital setting and admits to feeling disillusioned. She says: 'I've come to this...
Poor diet is a factor in 20 per cent of global deaths.
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