Nursing

'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.


A Day in the Life of Royal Australian Navy officer, Lieutenant Commander Thomas Miller, a Nurse Educator

10 July, 2020

Lieutenant Commander Thomas Miller's work ensures that nursing staff are trained and supported to become expert military clinicians.


Nurses recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

10 June, 2020

The Australian College of Nursing has welcomed the recognition of the profession's contribution to the community in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.


Australian wound-healing tech ignites NASA attention

09 June, 2020

A team from Southern Cross University is pioneering a technology that could heal wounds in days rather than weeks without using stitches.


Nurse Brave Rave: a tribute to nurses and midwives

21 May, 2020

Health Professionals Bank has inspired a thank-you video movement for the nurses on the frontline of the global health crisis.


Nurses, we celebrate you

12 May, 2020

12 May is International Nurses Day, an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the vital role that nurses play in our communities.


HESTA announces 2020 Nursing & Midwifery Awards winners

12 May, 2020

HESTA has announced the winners of the 2020 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards, celebrating leadership and professional excellence to improve patient outcomes.


The surprising parallels between the worlds of aviation and health care

23 April, 2020 by Geoff Hay*

The similarities shared by an aircraft's flight deck and an operating theatre or medical unit are multiple.


Sandy Middleton is a nursing trailblazer

20 April, 2020

Her influential work on stroke management protocols has been adopted across Australia and is currently being implemented in 12 European countries.


Nursing on the COVID-19 frontline

08 April, 2020

Ashleigh Woods is a Registered Nurse and Midwife at The Tweed Hospital. She is just one of the many nurses and other staff now braving the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.


HESTA reveals 2020 Nursing & Midwifery Awards finalists

07 April, 2020

10 finalists have been recognised for the exceptional leadership and work taking place in the healthcare sector, across three award categories.


Skill shortages may undermine our healthcare system

02 April, 2020 by Callam Pickering, Indeed APAC economist

An ageing population, along with high population growth, has created huge demand for healthcare and aged-care services across the country.


Help us to help you, plead nurses and midwives

30 March, 2020

NSWNMA General Secretary Brett Holmes said pressure is building on local health services as more cases of COVID-19 are confirmed across metropolitan and regional parts of NSW.


Compression strategies in ulceration related to venous and lymphatic disease

26 March, 2020 by Taliesin Ellis, Clinical Wound Care Specialist | Supplied by: Sentry Medical

JC had suffered bilateral lower limb cellulitis and ulceration over a four-year period...


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