Nursing

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.


Payment to retain aged-care nurses

06 October, 2021

The federal government is providing bonus payments to aged-care nurses in a bid to encourage them to stay in the sector.


Opinion: Gender wage gap for nurses needs to close now

29 September, 2021 by Caglayan Yasan*

It is time that the gender wage gap for nurses is eliminated; women deserve equal pay for equal work.


Mater invites Queenslanders with disabilities to help shape health care

14 September, 2021

Mater Research is inviting people with intellectual disabilities and autism as well as their carers to participate in a program aimed at improving the way healthcare services are delivered.


Nursing: a profession under "enormous stress"

13 September, 2021 by Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward, CEO, Australian College of Nursing

Nursing, already under pressure, is reaching breaking point due to the pressures of COVID-19 and a disjointed healthcare system, including the acute, primary and aged care sectors.


New blood test could detect Alzheimer's long before symptoms

10 September, 2021

A low-cost blood test could diagnose Alzheimer's disease up to 20 years before the onset of symptoms, according to new research by Macquarie University.


Updated national care standard for delirium

09 September, 2021

The updated national delirium care standard recognises the value of family and carer support.


Nursing professionals recognised at virtual awards

04 September, 2021

Caring for You, a nurse owned and operated agency, recognised the exceptional care, warmth and compassion displayed by its staff and nursing community at the Inaugural Caring for You Core Values Awards.


PPE pressure injuries surge during COVID outbreaks

26 August, 2021

The latest COVID-19 outbreaks have led to a resurgence in reports of pressure injuries among patients, clinicians and essential workers.


Staffing Australia's aged-care future

18 August, 2021 by Jane Allman

There is an opportunity for higher education providers to step in and upskill Australia's registered aged-care workforce.


Horse accident patient nominates Nurse Navigator

17 August, 2021

Nine-year-old Belle nominated her healthcare hero, Kate Trenoweth, for helping her through her recovery from a horseriding accident.


Study highlights toll of death on ED nurses

12 August, 2021

More than 200 ED nurses in Australia took part in the study by completing an online survey about their experiences.


Global gathering of nurses and midwives at NI 2021

20 July, 2021

With the theme 'nurses and midwives in the digital age', the event recognises nursing professionals as frontline users of digital solutions.


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