Nurses need to be involved in the design and implementation of new technology in the workplace, according to speakers at the NSWNA Professional Day. By 1 July next year, the frameworks underpinning the national e-health system will be in place,...
Another year had gone...another year older..the good side is it's another chance to live life to the fullest. 2009 had been a great year for me as it opened new challenges in my nursing career. I...
The RED Conference, A Regional Experience in Practical Dementia Care has been designed to provide a regional perspective on the work being done around practical dementia care. With Myall Lakes, the Port Macquarie-Hastings and Tweed Heads featuring in the top...
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...
With the Aged Care royal commission under way, Prof Joseph Ibrahim argues it's too little, too late for those currently in Aged Care.
Nurse Libby Barnes from the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association's Lismore Branch gives her 4 tips for starting a greening program at your hospital. Do an audit before you start Get evidence-based research on what needs to be done                   2. Make...
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...
The long debate over the causes of wage stagnation took an unexpected turn last week, when Finance Minister Matthias Cormann described (downward) flexibility in the rate of wage growth as “a deliberate design feature of our economic architecture”. It was...
Nurses and midwives are calling on all governments to work with our professions to support the health and wellbeing of our community. There are currently 374,216 nurses and midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Nurses and midwives,...
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