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This is your last chance to get on the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association float for this year's Mardi Gras Parade! If you a nurse or midwife who wants to be part of the...
We'd like to hear from former midwives about why they left the profession. According to last year's Australian survey of nurses' and midwives' workplace wellbeing, 32% indicated they've considered leaving the profession and 25 percent reported they were either likely...
Karen Bates has a tale to tell about a mysterious Matron and her gang of small dogs. Karen is a volunteer researcher with Hill End and Tambaroora Gathering Group. Karen also conducts food tours around Hill End and Tambaroora’s historic sites with the...
Angie Gittus and Bronwen Griffiths from northern NSW recently flew to Kiribati in the Pacific to provide education and support to the nurses working in the Emergency Department at the Tungaru Central Hospital, Tarawa. Here's Angie's diary. Day 1 - Arrival: Thursday...
Central Queensland University Lecturer Olav Muurlink argues that humans aren't meant to work 24/7, and that penalty rates are crucial for workers' health.  Penalty rates are often cast as a roadblock to business or employment but public health researchers see...
Vanessa Muir is a Registered Nurse who works in aged care in Queensland. When she read an article about the high rate of medication errors in nursing homes, Vanessa was not surprised. Here Vanessa outlines some of the factors she thinks...
It's National Reconciliation Week. On Saturday 27 May we recognised the extremely significant 50th anniversary of the referendum on  Constitution Alteration (Aboriginals) 1967 – over 90% of all votes cast and a majority in each state approved two constitutional...
You will have heard that last week the Fair Work Commission decided to lower Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for the Hospitality, Fast Food, Retail and Pharmacy Awards. For the Restaurant Award, Sunday penalties are unchanged but the...
Workplace bullying in hospitals puts patient safety at risk.
Theodora Evans gives her top tips for helping your child deal with anxiety and depression.