Nursing

Celebrating the diverse impact of nursing this International Nurses Day

10 May, 2022

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is highlighting the wide scope of ways nurses shape the health of all Australians to mark International Nurses Day.


2022 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards — finalists revealed

12 April, 2022

The work of nurses and midwives has been recognised with eight finalists announced for the 2022 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards.


Shift work impacts working memory, impulse control

11 March, 2022

Shift work has long been linked to health risks, but new analysis shows it may even impact higher brain functions, including memory and mental processing speed.


How to alleviate the shortage of critical care nurses

07 February, 2022 by Margaret Fry*

The spread of the Omicron variant and the COVID-19 pandemic overall have contributed dramatically to the shortage of nurses in the nation's hospitals.


Managing anaphylaxis

31 January, 2022

Associate Professor Amanda Walker, Clinical Director at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, explains why clinicians and health services need to be consistent in managing this potentially fatal condition.


A day in the life of nurse Lisa Russell

27 January, 2022

Lisa Russell, Discharge Coordinator at Mater Private Hospital Springfield, shares her day.


Remote clinical trials: here to stay?

10 January, 2022 by Edwin Ng, Senior Vice-President, Asia-Pacific, for Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company | Supplied by: Medidata Solutions International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

COVID-19 has highlighted the vital importance of clinical trials for drug and vaccine development, but it has also forced Australia's pharmaceutical and healthcare companies to completely redesign how these trials are run.


3D-bioprinted urogynaecological repair treatment

15 December, 2021

The search for new treatments for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) will take Hudson Institute researcher Kallyanashis Paul to New Zealand and Singapore next year as part of a veski fellowship.


Australia's best nurses and midwives: the search begins

23 November, 2021

Nominations for the 2022 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards have opened.


Nursing: 10-year plan to address workforce issues

22 November, 2021

The federal government has commenced consultation to develop a new Nurse Practitioner 10 Year Plan to address workforce issues and enhance delivery of care.


WA nurse charged for vaccine fraud

10 November, 2021

Western Australian Police have arrested and charged a 51-year-old Registered Nurse who allegedly pretended to administer COVID vaccine.


HPA Mindray HyBase V8 operating table

02 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Hospital Products Australia

The Mindray HyBase V8 operating table has just been launched overseas and HPA is the only company in Australia where you can see it locally.


Needle phobia device bags design award

20 October, 2021 | Supplied by: NeedleCalm

NeedleCalm, an Australian medical device aimed at reducing pain and fear around needle procedures, has won the 2021 Good Design Awards Week in the Product Design category.


A Day in the Life of Registered Nurse Eloise Forster

19 October, 2021

Registered Nurse Eloise Forster shares her day at the Sandringham Hospital Emergency Room.


Dementia: program to improve diagnostic experience, support

13 October, 2021

A new program called 'Forward with Dementia' hopes to improve the diagnostic experience, post-diagnosis support and connections for people with dementia and their carers.


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