We found some great nursing tip videos on YouTube. This one is on proper patient turning and transferring. Is this the protocol nurses use in Australia? If not, what process is used here? Do you have any other turning, transferring, or patient care...
Over 775 FTE nurse positions have been lost in Queensland in the past year, plus 3540 positions in Queensland Health. Beth Mohle, secretary of the Queensland Nurses' Union, spoke to Noel Hester of The Lamp in March about the...
By now you all would have heard that the 33 Chilean miners are finally being lifted out of the San Jose mine they have been trapped in for more than two months. The miners are being pulled one by one...
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...
Have you seen the NSWNMA television campaign video about the heavy workload of nurses in Emergency Departments? A ratio of one nurse to every three patients in ED is what we're campaigning for. Register your support for this at Back Your Nurses and watch...
Today, June 19, is the anniversary of the changes to workers compensation law brought in by the NSW state Government one year ago. The changes don't appear to apply to politicians. Insert any injured nurse or midwife into the space on...
A feature-length documentary film, comprised almost entirely of unscripted interviews with nurses, has premiered in the US. Nurses: If Florence Could See Us Now was produced by ONE (On Nursing Excellence), a non-profit organisation "committed to a strong, healthy, empowered, engaged and...
BELL TOLLING for the Swine Flu (ENGLISH subtitled) from ALISH on Vimeo. In this video (in Spanish, but with English sub-titles), Dr Teresa Forcades (a doctor in public health and a nun) gives her ideas and opinions regarding...
Since 2004, nursing staff at Sydney Children's Hospital have been given the choice to wear suitable professional attire or uniform. Choice of professional attire is based on guidelines developed by management and staff. The choice of uniform...
Did you catch the opening ceremony of the London Olympics? Eight hundred NHS workers, including at least 600 nurses, volunteered for the sequence that paid tribute to the NHS (see video below). Midwife Jane Logan was one of them and spoke...