Nursing

Nurse leadership roles multiply

26 April, 2021 by Caglayan Yasan*

Career options for nurses are quickly expanding with the growth of the health sector and the COVID-19 pandemic.


In Conversation: Scrubbing up to the challenge

09 April, 2021

When Van graduated and became a registered nurse, she struggled to find good-quality scrubs locally. Together with sister Linh, she established Scrub Lab.


HESTA Awards finalists revealed

08 April, 2021

The 2021 HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards honour the work of nurses and midwives to protect their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.


Elsevier launches COVID-19 Healthcare Hub to support healthcare workers

09 March, 2021

The ICU Nurses Refresher Toolkit and COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit contain up-to-date medical information on COVID-19, approved treatments and guidelines.


Patient response system goes beyond nurse call

22 February, 2021

Global solutions provider Ascom has introduced a modular, scalable patient-response system to Australia and New Zealand: Ascom Telligence.


Angela Ryan: advocating the nursing voice

17 February, 2021 by Jane Allman

The Australian Digital Health Agency's Chief Clinical Information Officer, Angela Ryan, is passionate about the leadership capabilities of women in health care.


The framework enabling the digital capabilities of nurses and midwives

12 February, 2021 by Jane Allman

The National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework will help nurses and midwives assess their digital capabilities and pursue professional development if needed.


Taskforce ignores role of nurses in frontline care, says ACN

28 January, 2021

The Australian College of Nursing says the final recommendations of the MBS Review Taskforce perpetuate the under-representation of nurses in the workforce.


ACN launches aged-care CPD series to upskill nurses

07 January, 2021

The series will allow nurses involved in the aged-care sector to update their knowledge and skills by reflecting on their practice and ensuring best practice.


We need nurses — how to motivate a new generation

08 December, 2020 by David Page*

We need nurses now more than ever before, but how do we motivate a new generation to join and remain in the profession?


Limited-edition bandages launch to boost blood donations

20 October, 2020

Australian Red Cross Lifeblood has enlisted Aussie artists to design a vibrant range of limited-edition artwork bandages to celebrate the life-giving efforts of blood and plasma donors.


GPs need better MBS rebate options for COVID-recovery phase

20 October, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Dr Ayman Shenouda says the COVID-19 recovery period may be a challenging time for GPs as they grapple with high patient volumes and a significant spike in chronic health conditions, arising from the virus.


Skin cancer nurse creates stylish sun safety brand

15 October, 2020

Registered Nurse Jillian Intini's skin cancer patients inspired her to create Sunbella. The brand's mission is to help women enjoy the outdoors safely and stylishly.


'Caff-naps' boost alertness on the nightshift

02 September, 2020

UniSA research has found that coffee and a catnap could be the answer to staying alert on the nightshift, with the combination improving attention and reducing sleep inertia.


SA researchers develop infection-busting bandages

15 July, 2020

Researchers at the University of South Australia have developed a novel coating that can be applied to any dressing to treat chronic wounds.


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