While the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has made incredible improvements to the lives of many Australians living with disabilities, not everyone is benefiting from the scheme in the same way. Our review, published recently in journal BMC Public Health,...
Are you a nurse looking to take that next step in your career? Forge your career path in Mental Health studies. This year a number of nurses graduated with a Master of Applied Mental Health Studies from the Health Education and...
Sarah Rizkallah writes: I would like to invite Neonatal Intensive/Critical Care Unit (NICU) midwives and nurses to participate in a research study undertaken as part of a Masters degree in clinical psychology (MPsych) within the School of Psychology at...
The Australasian Cardiovascular Nursing College is thrilled to extend you and your colleagues an invitation to attend the ACNC 2017 Conference. The conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 10-11 March 2017. Website: http://acnc.net.au/ Register now...
Intensive care nurses are invited to take part in this research project investigating intensive care nurse perceptions of the quality of dying of patients who died receiving palliative care and their perceptions of whether this care met the needs...
If you're an operating theatre nurse, does your working day have a soundtrack chosen by someone else? Or do you get to control the ipod during surgery? We consider the possibly vexed question of music during surgery. Operating theatres are noisy...
A back injury while working as a nurse alerted Francesca Nicholas to the prospect of specialising in occupational health and safety. Francesca writes: I graduated from St Vincent’s Hospital in inner Sydney in 1984 after completing my Registered Nurse training. Over the years after...
Anita Erlansen, who was last year awarded a clinical placement in Melbourne as part of her National Conference on Incontinence scholarship, describes a typical working day in a remote New South Wales health service - a post to mark World...
No two days are ever the same for a nurse practitioner. The first annual National Nurse Practitioner Day was marked today by the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, in conjunction with the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners. The first two nurse...
Dani is a thirty (something) Intensive Care Nurse based in Sydney. This piece originally appeared on her blog Once Upon a Violet. I'm not really the political type. I don't have a major preference for any one party over another and I...