Every day in nursing is different, which is why it’s so incredibly important to know how to bounce right back. Here are our top 5 tips on how to deal with shifts that can get the better of you. ...
Want to make healthier lunches, but never have the time for it? Here’s 7 super easy things you can add to your lunch boxes, to super-charge your meals! Broccoli Broccoli contains heaps of antioxidants and key minerals like magnesium, without...
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) says trained and experienced nurses are “critical” to improving medical care in nursing homes. The federal president of the AMA, Dr Anthony Bartone, told the royal commission there was an “inappropriately high” level of patient...
Midwife Annette reflects on the difficulties of finding work as an older midwife. After 42 years in the system, her experience is truly heart-breaking.  Today for the first time in many years I had to fill in a job application....
Latest NSW data shows the lowest annual number of HIV infections in 2018 since records began. However, a small cluster of HIV infections has been observed among patients not typically seen as being at risk of HIV. These recent...
Very few people saw the Coalition’s win coming. If it was, as opposition leader Bill Shorten contended, “a referendum on wages” then it follows that Australians were content with sluggish wage growth and didn’t want a more substantial pay...
A new report released by the International Council of Nurses (ICN) shows that healthcare continues to be attacked, impeding the delivery of essential health services and injuring and killing patients and healthcare workers. The report, Impunity Remains: Attacks on Health...
Criminal disclosures are an important part of your registration process as nurses and midwives. Make sure you've got the ins and outs of what you need to know.  When you renew your registration, you are likely to be asked whether...
NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association General Secretary Brett Holmes pens this statement for this National Sorry Day. Today the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association acknowledges National Sorry Day and pays our deep respect to all those First Australians who have...
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) affects up to 8% of the general population, 40-50% of residents in residential aged care facilities, 60% of children with developmental disability and 84% of people living with dementia. The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) has...