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Criminal disclosures are an important part of your registration process as nurses and midwives. Make sure you've got the ins and outs of what you need to know.  When you renew your registration, you are likely to be asked whether...
Are you employed as a casual but don't know how it compares? Or maybe you'd like to be permanent? Ben from the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association (NSWNMA) breaks down a lot of what it means to be casual...
As a nurse or midwife, making sure you're across your CPD hours can seem daunting, but it shouldn't be. Laura from the Professional Services team at the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association clears up all you need to know.  Your...
With a number of public holidays in April, nurses and midwives asked us to clarify what they're entitled to. David from the Member Industrial Services Team at the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has kindly collated this information to...
I’m an AIN who was helping an overweight patient. He is recovering from multiple fractures and I had to roll him to change his continence aid and use lifters to toilet with the assistance of another staffer. My question is...
Dear both Enrolled and Registered nurses, I would love to receive feedback from nurses who started their profession at midlife and beyond. I'm an almost of 49 year old woman from Melbourne who has had unemployment issues on and off most of...
As a nurse or midwife, how do you cope with witnessing trauma and traumatised people? That's the question Antonia asks today, seeking advice from other nurses. Please leave your thoughts in the comments. Antonia writes: I spent 13 hours in ED...
Guest post by Jessie. I want to see if any nurses out there are willing to share their experiences with me to give me advice on how to get my career heading in the direction of health promotion, primary health...
Mark Butler, the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing is on the ABC program “Q & A” tonight at 9.35pm, along with Independent Rob Oakeshott and others. It would be great to have some questions about aged care asked via...
The following question was raised in our forum last week, have you ever been forced or told to complete education or study in your own time (unpaid)? “Last year our hospital gave us a list of online courses we had...