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Today’s guest post about nurses and social media is by Rhonda Wilson MHN. Rhonda is a mental health nurse, clinician, researcher and teacher. Her specialist research and clinical areas include the emergent mental health problems of young rural people,...
This nurse really needed to get something off her chest. Do you share her frustrations? I worked my first shift as a ward registered nurse yesterday on a busy surgical ward in a public hospital. When I finished my degree I decided...
Jesse Spurr is a Nurse Educator for Medical Emergency Response at Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. Jesse has a blog called Injectable Orange and is active on Twitter under the handle @Inject_Orange. Today he tells Nurse Uncut about using the Twitter hashtag...
Nursing leaders at South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) have developed the Australian-first Nursewell app to support self-care and wellbeing for nurses and midwives. They recognised the need for a practical, modern, efficient resource to support the professionals...
Did you see the recent Grattan Institute report which recommends that registered nurses take over screening for bowel cancer and administering low grade anaesthetics in order to save public hospitals $430 million a year. Under the plan up to 17,000...
Guest post by Phil Shields, RN, of Melbourne’s Centre for Health, Research and Education Nursing informatics is a new and little understood area lying between the land of nursing on one side and the land of information technology on the other. There...
    STAKEHOLDER EXPERIENCES WITH ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS Standing Collaboration is inviting healthcare professionals to provide feedback on their experiences of electronic health records. If you are a medical practitioner or nurse who uses electronic health records during the course of your...
Stand by for a social media blast coming your way from the NSWNA's 67th annual conference, being held this week at Rosehill Racecourse in western Sydney. We will have an information stand in the exhibition hall  - if you're...
In this guest post, Scott Lamont and Scott Brunero write about their interactive ESimulation learning resource for generalist nurses, called Mental Health Liaison in General Hospitals. Lamont and Brunero are Mental Health Liaison Clinical Nurse Consultants at the Prince of...
Joannah Luetjens, Michael Mintrom and Paul 't Hart analyse what makes for successful Government policy.  In the lead up to the recent federal election, there was plenty of negative rhetoric about current policy settings. Piecing together the various messages, it...