My personal and professional lives are inextricably linked and my maxims to assist & support me are - 1. Regular meditation - I find morning meditation centres me for the day and reinforces my aspirations to practice compassion at work and...
Probably one of the things I like most about working in Patient Transport is that I get to meet a lot of nurses that work in a variety of hospitals, as such, I get a glimpse into...
Unfortunately, it's somewhat common for student nurses to be treated poorly, be spoken down to or even belittled for speaking up. Just because they're a student. This is disappointing and for some nurses, this can continue for many years...
Night Shift  is like being in a whole different realm. Like living in Twilight zone really. I agree with Frances' 5 Truths About Working Night Shifts after I have done a month of night shifts myself! After...
While researching, we came across a twitter feed from Future Age Care of hints and tips for caring for those with Alzheimers and Dementia. Elderly people in aged care homes can still enjoy life despite dementia (there's some tips for the carer as...
Mariel Rufina Tan worked fulltime through her Nursing degree and is now doing postgrad study while also working fulltime as an RN. She has some valuable advice for other working students. Mariel : Some students choose not to work while...
For nurses considering working in aged care, here's what my typical day at work is life (mind you, not that every day is the same). It's a bit like going on a bike ride. You never know...
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...
As nurses, a part of your job is to inject or give needles to patients – so what do you do when your patient is terrified of needles? 'Needlephobia' can be defined as a fear of sharp objects such as...
There are several new steps to finding a nursing job in Britain. Brit Peacock takes us through them. The National Health Service (NHS) is considered one of the best and most effective health service systems in the world. Since its incarnation...