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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Burnout is seriously affecting our nursing and midwifery workforce, putting themselves and their patients at risk.
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...
Picture the environmental life cycle of many disposable surgical instruments. Iron ore from Western Australia is shipped to China and smelted, fashioned into stainless steel surgical instruments in Pakistan and exported as single-use instruments. In Australia, clinicians...
Not all of us go to uni straight out of school. Some of us come in to it with kids, jobs and a whole other life outside university. Here are 5 tips to help you through as a mature...