Sally, a registered nurse who works in a Sydney tertiary hospital, is one of the faces of a beautiful new campaign for marriage equality in Australia. You can watch the ad, which features a surgeon, firefighter, member of the...
Do you take your lunch (or dinner ... or middle-of-the-night meal) to work with you? What are your tips for shopping and preparing your shift meals? What do you pack it in to take it to work and where...
In an extraordinary appearance at the Royal College of Nursing Congress in Liverpool (England), 24 year old student nurse Molly Case, who is a performance poet, young adult novelist and blogger, spoke her beautiful and passionate poem 'Nursing the Nation',...
In the 1960s and early 1970s, 50,000 Australians served in the Vietnam War, among them 43 army nurses. Few people knew they existed until 2004, when film director Polly Watkins came across their story and wanted to tell it. Watch...
In 2013, the NSWNMA, in partnership with WorkCover NSW, produced a new edition of Work Health and Safety Essentials for Nurses and Midwives. This was the second edition of what was originally titled OHS Essentials for Nurses, to take into...
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has joined the chorus of criticism over the hefty pay increases handed out to federal politicians from last weekend - the very same weekend thousands of workers across three different sectors had...
South Australian nurse Sandy Bradley writes about the voluntary euthanasia debate and nurses' role in that. She says 'Not being able to discuss voluntary euthanasia to address individual concerns about this issue frustrates me as a nurse ... Australian nurses, in...
Anzac Day is the national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand. The day honours members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I.  It now more broadly commemorates all...
One nurse, Richard, here tells his story of a serious injury - luckily one of his trauma nurses mentioned that their union covered him with journey accident insurance coverage. Injury from an accident presents us with a physical and emotional...

Nurses on YouTube

An article in the August issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing examines the image of nurses on YouTube. A small group of English and Irish researchers found that many of the top hits that come up when you...