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Well, I know we say it every year but gee this year has flown! When I reflect on what have been my highs and lows for the year gone by as we often do when looking forward to a new...
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's important we openly discuss some of the less attractive issues facing nurses and midwives and unfortunately bullying is one issue that continues to plague our professions. James* has been a nurse for a few years now and although...
We wish all the nurses in New South Wales, the rest of Australia and the world, the best of this holiday season. How did you spend your Christmas Day?
It’s further evidence that safe nurse-to-patient ratios are needed across the board.
Higher education of any kind is a serious commitment, and nursing school is even more so. Classes are difficult, clinicals are long and the environment can be competitive and even cutthroat at times. Being prepared is key to succeeding...
Nurses in rural and remote NSW have expressed concern that they fear their profession is dying.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care has heard that nurses and aged care workers are being forced to stay on higher casual rates, work 52 weeks a year, and seek second jobs just to earn a living wage. Paul Gilbert...
The closing date has been extended to - Friday 16th December 2011. We are seeking expressions of interest from mental health nurses who wish to further their professional and career goals by undertaking an innovative work experience program under the guidance...
There’s a lot of baggage around mental health, and the mental health of expecting and new parents is no exception. Too many people are still afraid to talk about perinatal anxiety and depression. Too many people don’t know the signs...