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Any procedure that requires general anaesthesia (GA), needs to be done in an operating theatre. As a nurse, you are required to fill in the pre-op checklist. This is to be sure that standard safety measures have been followed before the...
Burnout is seriously affecting our nursing and midwifery workforce, putting themselves and their patients at risk.
Is agency nursing for you? Agency nursing, whether full time or part time as a way to supplement your core job, means nurses can be flexible with choosing what shifts they want to work and where. Agency nursing allows nurses...
With the new baby bundles being rolled out this year, NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association President and Midwife O'Bray Smith tells the Liberals and Nationals where they can shove it.   What is the price of a vote? Hopefully not $160...
Nurses and midwives can have many work-related expenses that are claimable at tax time. Last year, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) designed a poster that specifically addresses common work-related expenses for nurses, midwives and carers and Etax Accountants have...
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...
New research finds that night shift knocks the digestive system out of sync with the body’s central biological clock. The study revealed that just three days of being on a night shift schedule will...
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...
It was a morning shift, my first day as a nurse. We were in the nurses' station of a 30 bedded medical-surgical ward...listening to the handover that the night staff was giving in a low soft...