Nurses in rural and remote NSW have expressed concern that they fear their profession is dying.
New efforts to promote nursing careers outside the main cities are needed to encourage graduates to work in rural areas according to new research. Nursing students know little about initiatives and incentives aimed at reducing the shortage of rural and...
ARE YOU A NURSE WORKING IN A SMALL RURAL HOSPITAL? A PhD candidate and RN, Sarah Smith, is looking for RNs, RN/RMs and EENs to complete a short online survey and take part in online interviews. The study is...
Many new graduates will be taking up positions all across NSW soon and we wanted to reflect on one experience that took a nurse to a regional hospital. Ignat Kozlov told the Lamp last February how a two-week placement...
Everyone you know will have at least one complaint about something they do at work. And even after this job isn't exactly what she expected, how good is this optimism from a nurse working in aged care? Nicole* walks...
You've probably heard of 'Psychs on Bikes' before, but did you know it was started entirely by accident? In 2011, Dr Joseph Dunn, a psychiatrist from Sydney, just wanted to ride a motorbike across the Nullarbor Plain but ended...
Remana is a registered nurse working in a regional hospital. We asked her what improvements she'd like to see to help hospitals operate better. Further down, she shares what she thinks we're getting right. Coming from a rural hospital, we'd like...
An unusual new grad reflects on her year in an unusual hospital.  I am a 50+ year old and have just completed my  New Grad year at Alice Springs Hospital. It has been so much more than I could ever...
Are you, or is someone you know, a year 11 student in NSW thinking about university? Every year Unions NSW awards a scholarship to one metropolitan and one rural or regional year 11 public school student with an interest in...
A dedicated group of rural nurses travelled to the NSW Nationals conference in Queanbeyan last week to be the visible face of the need for better public health services in country NSW. At many country hospitals the ratio on a general...