Exams! Even the word brings back memories of cramming, rewriting notes and stress! Exams are a terrible and stressful thing to study for, especially knowing that they can make or break your final mark. I don't envy anyone having to memorise...
Flustered at work? Finding you have no energy at the end of a shift? There are a few things you can do to help you relax and reduce burn out. 1 - Breathe             Short-staffed and too many patients to see? Just...
Nursing leaders at South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) have developed the Australian-first Nursewell app to support self-care and wellbeing for nurses and midwives. They recognised the need for a practical, modern, efficient resource to support the professionals...
First of all let me say, I'm no expert. Most of us aren't. Most of the skills we have surrounding death and dying are developed throughout our lives, we learn from our families, our teachers,  our friends and our community....
An RN who works in a multi-purpose service would like to know how much time other nurses get for handover. My work only allows us 15 minutes to hand over up to 34 residential clients plus up to 12 acute...
So you want to be a nurse? Well my first instinct is to say "No! Don't do it!" Yet here I am still nursing after 34 years so that seems kind of paradoxical. There must be...
Are you a charge nurse or a nurse manager? Or are you in a leadership position?Leadership development is often overlooked in nursing, and studies show charge nurses and nurse managers are often lacking training in this area. What was your...
Every day in nursing is different, which is why it’s so incredibly important to know how to bounce right back. Here are our top 5 tips on how to deal with shifts that can get the better of you. ...
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...
Jess Morton has just celebrated 10 years since her first registration as an Enrolled Nurse. Here she reflects on the lessons learnt...  Ten years ago today, I walked into the NSW Nursing Board office as a bright-eyed, all-keen, newly graduated, 19...