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This International Refugee Week, NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association General Secretary Brett Holmes writes about why nurses and midwives are standing up for the rights of those seeking asylum on our shores. As nurses and midwives, we believe the health...
I am a nurse who is currently experiencing the crunch of housing affordability. A story in the March Issue of the Lamp on Housing Affordability, really struck a chord with me and I wanted to share my story. My story...
Unfortunately, it's somewhat common for student nurses to be treated poorly, be spoken down to or even belittled for speaking up. Just because they're a student. This is disappointing and for some nurses, this can continue for many years...
ARE YOU A NURSE WORKING IN A SMALL RURAL HOSPITAL? A PhD candidate and RN, Sarah Smith, is looking for RNs, RN/RMs and EENs to complete a short online survey and take part in online interviews. The study is...
There are some incredible nurses out there who do great things at home and abroad. And we're over the moon about ICU Nurse Louise Burke and the journey she undertook. Last year 15 nurses, doctors, paramedics and other health professionals...
The need for affordable housing is an ever-growing issue and can affect all workers and can lead to dramatic career changes. Who would be left to care for us if nurses and midwives can't afford to live near hospitals?...
This article from an American blog, RealCareGivers, highlights many issues male nurses and midwives experience around the world. Do these challenges sound familiar to you?   When many people think of a nurse, they picture a woman. That might have...
There seems to be a fine line between fact and fiction when it comes to services offered and the actual reality at some aged care facilities. This nurse wanted to share their personal experiences and why aged care is...
Ever wonder how some things don’t ever change despite obvious issues? Here’s one midwife who took a 20 year career break only to return to many of the same problems they worked through before: I had a 20 year break...
A nurse in aged care tells a story that is unfortunately more and more common. The NSWNMA Report into Elder Abuse in Residential Aged Care found 90% of staff have been subject to some form of aggression from residents...

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