Nursing

Three-way partnership to bolster health workforce

12 June, 2024

Health Careers International Australia has partnered with Arizona State University and Ramsay Health Care to tackle healthcare workforce shortages.


Empowering nurses will improve access: ACN

04 June, 2024

The Australian College of Nursing's new Position Statement affirms a need for changes to better facilitate registered nurses (RNs) in community care to work within their scope of practice.


Hospital escape room experience to boost skills

28 May, 2024

Fluorescent hospital lights, a post-operative patient monitored by machines and an anxious medical team waiting to sign off the successful procedure.


Eco Defend compostable masks

21 May, 2024 | Supplied by: Ecodefend

Designed in Australia by an Australian healthcare worker, the Eco Defend masks are said to break down within 180 days.


2024 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards — winners announced

17 May, 2024

A nurse and midwife from Vic and a NSW-based organisation have been recognised at the 2024 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards.


$25m program to tackle nurses' burnout

01 May, 2024

Health professionals around the world have been put under immense pressure over the last few years, supporting the community through the pandemic.


Finalists announced for 2024 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards

17 April, 2024

A midwife who created the nation's first stillbirth support guide for Aboriginal families and the organisation behind a new approach for Hepatitis C treatment and diagnosis are among the finalists.


A Day in the Life of Sarah Morse

03 April, 2024

From working as a health advisor at a safe house for human trafficking survivors to a palliative care nurse, Sarah Morse has over two decades of nursing experience.


Common pets behind 12,000 injury hospitalisations: AIHW

15 March, 2024

Cats and dogs, the most common domestic pets in Australia, were responsible for over half (53%) of all injury hospitalisations related to contact with animals in 2021–22.


Emergency departments busier than ever: report

13 March, 2024

NSW emergency departments continue to see record numbers of patients, but most patients were positive about their standard of care, a new report shows.


Women and Girls' Health Plan welcomed by union

11 March, 2024

The announcement of the Queensland Government's Women and Girls' Health Plan has been welcomed by the IEU-QNT.


Aqium Moisturising Antibacterial Hand Gel

02 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

The Aqium Moisturising Antibacterial Hand Gel (Aust R 410937) is enriched with four moisturisers and contains 70 percent w/w ethanol — absolute.


Lumia Care acquires nursing agency Healthcare HQ

20 February, 2024

Founded by registered nurse Angela Thwaites, Healthcare HQ offers nurses contract and other roles at over 100 client sites across the hospital and aged care sectors.


From an aerialist acrobat to a nurse

12 February, 2024

A career transition from an aerialist to a nurse may not seem obvious, but for Kylie Page — who always aspires to assist others during difficult times — a move to nursing was a well-planned action.


Australia's oldest hospital awarded Nightingale Badge

08 February, 2024

The badge is awarded to individuals and institutions who have made an exceptional contribution to the nursing profession.


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