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Nursing - Mental Health

The headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP) is seeking highly motivated and dynamic Mental Health Nurses to be part of the Continuing Care Team (CCT) within hYEPP, providing services to young people, their families or carers and the wider...
Registered Nurse Nawal Khatiwada, a child refugee from Bhutan, tells his story of hope and resilience. June 2016: I'm a registered nurse at Nepean Hospital in Sydney's west. I'm also an artist and former refugee from Bhutan to Nepal. ...
Christine Earlam writes: Today is the 40th anniversary of the Granville Train Disaster  and those of us affected will receive an apology of sorts from the NSW Minister for Transport. Although I am not working at the moment, most of...
Jess is a nurse and a student paramedic. She studies part-time as she's also a mum to two beautiful boys. Earlier this year she presented on stigma to a conference and has made a podcast of her presentation. Read on...
Margaret Melkie is a Sydney mental health nurse taking a stand against child sexual assault. In a couple of months time she'll attempt to run seven marathons in seven states in seven days to raise $10,000 for the Bravehearts 777. The 38-year-old will cover almost...
Why is NSW law interpreted as requiring mandatory notification of all involuntary hospital admissions of nurses and doctors to their respective councils and to AHPRA, while the rest of Australia does not require this? In the latest Medical Journal...
On September 10th the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) hosted a sold out education forum for mental health and drug and alcohol nurses to discuss the prevalence of methamphetamine or ‘ice’ in NSW. The Ice – where to from...
Applications are now open for the 2015 Bob Fenwick Memorial Mentoring Grants Program, which aims to encourage experienced mental health nurses to mentor their less experienced colleagues. Bob Fenwick was a mental health nurse who is warmly remembered for the passionate...
Leigh has been a mental health nurse since 2007.  She has worked in inpatient and community settings, in both rural and metropolitan mental health services. Currently she works in a busy metropolitan inpatient service. Why would anyone choose to be a mental health...
In this diary entry, new grad EN Stevie talks about mental health - in patients and nurses. 'It's that time of the year'. You will hear that said a lot in the unit at the moment - referring to Christmas....

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