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We are a community-based NGO in Arusha, Tanzania, called Walk in Love http://walkinlovetz.org/ and we are looking for volunteers! We are looking for couples, or two friends, who feel competent and comfortable to live in Arusha for 1-3 months. We have a...
Burnout is seriously affecting our nursing and midwifery workforce, putting themselves and their patients at risk.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia recently released a consultation paper on a draft re-entry to practice framework. The NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has responded to this with a submission - these are the main arguments we put...
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned the following article contains images of deceased persons. There are quite a few nurses and midwives who have huge impacts on the lives of those around them and our professions in...
Paediatric nurses, midwives and lactation consultants - what's your experience of tongue-tie? Ruilin (Raelene) Jin, a Medical Honours student with UNSW and the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney, is conducting an international survey of health professionals and wants your...
We're used to hearing about the health benefits of breastfeeding, both for mothers and babies. But what about the health benefits for our environment, both small and large scale? Has it ever occured to you that infant formula requires...
The NSWNA and NSW Health have worked extensively to adapt the UK model to NSW maternity services. Birthrate Plus focuses on women's needs rather than midwife activity and is based on a standard of one-to-one midwifery care. Midwife time is...
Yesterday’s blog post discussed how one of our readers, Susan, a third year Bachelor of Nursing student at the University of Newcastle was disappointed at the cancellation of its postgraduate Diploma of Midwifery. Susan also raised concerns about the change...
Clinical Midwifery Educator Sharyn Corboy spent 12 months as a Midwifery Mentor in the Solomon Islands for the AVID program, funded by the Australian Government. The maternal mortality rate in the Solomons is 130 per 100,000 births (in Australia it is six),...
NSW maternity units are in crisis, with many facing mass shortages of midwifery staff, which is potentially putting babies and mothers at risk.