Coral Levett, President of the NSWNMA and the ANMF, originally wrote this column for the Australian Nursing Journal. Wellbeing is an emotional and physical state we hear more and more about in terms of its importance to our chosen career....
Professor Glenn Gardiner (Queensland University of Technology), Professor Christine Duffield (University of Technology Sydney) and Professor Anne Gardner (Australian Catholic University) in partnership with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) and Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)...
It's almost International Nurses Day (Florence Nightingale's birthday) - and lots of workplaces will be celebrating early today. This year's theme is Closing the Gap - From Evidence to Action. And the evidence shows clearly that there is a direct...
The awarding of an Australian Bravery Decoration to murdered Orange mental-health nurse, Bob Fenwick, is a fitting tribute to a man who bravely stepped in to assist a colleague who was being attacked and unfortunately paid with his own life,...
Former White House health policy adviser Zeke Emanuel has hit on a staggering comparison to illustrate the inefficiencies of the predominantly privatised American healthcare system compared with the publicly funded European health care systems. ‘The United States spends on health...
Nurses in NSW have fought hard for desperately needed nurse-to-patient ratios, which have now been delivered via set nursing hours per patient day. New funding is available for 1,400 more nurses and midwives to join NSW public health over...
The continuing global shortage of more than 4 million health care workers is symptomatic of the crisis in health care as essential public health services are reduced, with both health care workers and users suffering its severe consequences. A direct...
If organisations want to retain qualified nurses they need to tackle the different work factors that are important to the three key age groups and build on the strong attachment that many nurses feel to the profession. Those are the...
There were several popular discussions on Nurse Uncut over the year. But these three in particular were hot topics! Did you participate in the discussions? If not, join in now! APHRA Registration Hassles  "Is anyone else having problems getting their paperwork...
Public health system We didn't get everything we wanted in our public health system pay and conditions campaign but our achievements were momentous nonetheless.  In many areas the nurse-to-patient ratios/Nursing Hours Per Patient Day achieved were better than those existing...