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...
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...
It's October and time to spring clean! Time to open the cupboards, clear out and dump all that old stuff that's getting in the way and cluttering up everything. Let's clean out the Nursing Management Cupboards. Let's start with their...
Sleep is important for everyone. But for nurses and other healthcare workers, who can cause serious injury to others if they are careless for even a moment, it is even more important. But how are you supposed to get enough when...
The ward I work on is predominantly a children's medical/ isolation ward but the majority of our patients these days are oncology patients that require isolation for one reason or another. So, it got me thinking about what it is...
After three years of submissions, hearings and deliberations, Australia’s workplace relations umpire, the Fair Work Commission, decided in 2017 to decrease the penalty rates paid to retail and hospitality workers on the safety-net award for working on Sundays and...
I have just attended a really interesting 2-day conference on the understanding of and treatments for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) given by Dr. Bessell Van Der Kolk, a recognised leader in the field. Dr. Van Der Kolk ...
Nurses in California, one of the United States’ biggest states, won safe staffing nurse-to-patient ratios in 1999 after a 13 year fight. Mandated ratios have been in place in the state since 2004. 15 years on, here...
We all know that nurses and midwives are incredibly time-poor, and we skip lunch breaks more often than we should! Here’s five healthy and flavoursome foods that you need to have in your snack stash – for when you...
One year. 365 days. An orbit around the sun. However, you look at it, another year has passed and somehow, it’s that time again – tax time. At Nurses & Midwives Health, we know you’re always busy looking after others...