Nursing

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.


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.


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.


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...


Bye-bye, dry eye

03 March, 2020

The TGA has approved a novel ciclosporin solution for the treatment of dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), a condition affecting 7.4% of Australians.


Accolades for private hospital patient care

17 February, 2020

The 2020 APHA Awards for Excellence will be announced next month, recognising the high quality of care Australians receive from private hospitals.


Solving the looming nurse shortage

14 February, 2020 by Suzanne Volejnikova-Wenger*

As employment pathways and workforce customs have changed, so should our perspectives on nursing career trajectories to a more flexible view and approach.


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