Home Nurses - image and identity

Nurses - image and identity

Outside in public: Smiling, dressed real fine, manners on point. I am well schooled on how to be respectful, how to take up space, how to use silence when necessary. Travelling home on transit listening to music to drown...
The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has applauded the decision of the High Court to overturn laws limiting freedom of communication during NSW state election campaigns. NSWNMA General Secretary, Brett Holmes said it was a...
Regulators are looking for more than reflection from nurses and midwives following a complaint. They want to see insight, says Mary Chiarella.
Aboriginal nursing and midwifery cadetships have transformed the lives of indigenous nurses and patients alike. Midwife Leona McGrath first had an inkling she might like to become a nurse when she was a young girl and saw her sister give birth...
Tried everything under the sun but still struggling to get in shape? Wade and Louise are nurses from Wollongong who have brought the Galloway Method to Australia which could be the answer for you. And it caters to ALL...
Regardless of how you spend your day - in theatres, caring for the elderly or on the ward -  there are always elements that will have an effect on your skin and how it feels. Things like... lack of...
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...
Alexandra Ryan was runner-up in the NSWNMA Short Story Competition 2017 with this story, ‘Light and Shade’. "Oh you are a midwife? That is so exciting - that must be such a happy job."  I always nod and smile and...
New grad registered nurse Kaithy Zhang's graduating class from the Sydney University School of Nurses did a photo project about nursing together. There are 29 photos and when viewed in order they form a poem. We bring you this...
Nursing uniforms have transformed dramatically over the past century on the back of emerging trends, demand for practicality and comfort and strict workplace policy. This article first appeared in the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal (ANMJ). Did you know your...