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...
A new study conducted by UNSW’s Kirby Institute has found that gay and bisexual men taking the HIV prevention medication PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) have lower levels of HIV-related anxiety. The study provides the strongest evidence yet that PrEP may be...
Question: What qualities do you have that will make you a successful nurse or midwife? One of the most commonly asked questions, and definitely one of the most difficult. Even for the most introspective person, talking about what makes you...
If you are a working nurse, you may have concerns about developing varicose veins. For many reasons, these fears are justified. The risk factors that determine one's likelihood of contracting vein diseases like varicose veins and spider veins are...
Are you a nurse or midwife who wants to be part of the best float at Mardi Gras in Sydney? Here’s your chance to join other NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members as we march in scrubs to...
Costco is celebrating all emergency and medical personnel, including nurses and midwives, during Heroes Hour this month. Saturday 31st August doors open an hour early for an exclusive shopping hour. Nurses and midwives can join Costco as a new member and...
Every day in nursing is different, which is why it’s so incredibly important to know how to bounce right back. Here are our top 5 tips on how to deal with shifts that can get the better of you. ...
The Victorian Labor Government has announced that they will be buying back Mildura Base Hospital, after 21 years of being in private hands. The regional hospital was sold to private hands in 1998 by the Kennett Liberal Government, and has...
For many newly qualified registered nurses, entering the health care workforce for the first time as a ‘new grad’ is probably one of the most challenging times they will ever know in their careers. There will no doubt be...
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) have developed a national approach to auditing nurses and midwives in regards to their compliance to registration standards. AHPRA conducts audits on a regular...
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