Home Nursing - Midwifery

Nursing - Midwifery

Midwife Annette reflects on the difficulties of finding work as an older midwife. After 42 years in the system, her experience is truly heart-breaking.  Today for the first time in many years I had to fill in a job application....
Burnout is seriously affecting our nursing and midwifery workforce, putting themselves and their patients at risk.
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...
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...
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...
We'd like to hear from former midwives about why they left the profession. According to last year's Australian survey of nurses' and midwives' workplace wellbeing, 32% indicated they've considered leaving the profession and 25 percent reported they were either likely...
Program: Master’s in Clinical Midwifery Duration: One year, full time (with possibility to extend). Reporting to: Dean of the College Employment Professional Volunteer Qualification and Experience (a) PhD in Midwifery/Reproductive health/Maternity Nursing (b) Minimum of 3 years post-doctoral and research experience. (c) Applicants must be a...
Are you a neonatal nurse? Have you previously worked as a neonatal nurse? Have you experienced the loss of a newborn baby in the NICU? We are looking for nurses who are currently working in the NICU. Our study comprises a...
Janet Broady is a midwife educator who on one recent sunny Sunday in March led the very first LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex) antenatal class in Sydney, with 21 participants.  In partnership with Rainbow Families, Janet had...
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...