Nursing

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.


Smart dressings glow if wound not healing

30 June, 2021

RMIT researchers have developed smart wound dressings with built-in nanosensors that glow to alert patients when a wound is not healing properly.


Study supports nurse-led home blood transfusions

15 June, 2021

The shift from hospital to home-based care looks set to continue, with a study showing that blood transfusions can be safely performed in the home and in aged-care facilities.


Better aged care starts with better workforce support

08 June, 2021 by Nick Bailey

Cloud-based technologies can ease a huge administrative burden and support the workforce through a better employee experience.


Mental health nurses are still not 'all in this together'

20 May, 2021 by Dr Richard Lakeman

The federal Budget fails to recognise the specialist skills of mental health nurses and the mental health needs of the Australian population, Dr Richard Lakeman said.


How has technology facilitated nurses' patient care?

18 May, 2021 by Tammy Sherwood, CEO of Person Centred Software Australia

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced nurses to seek innovative alternatives to paper-based systems or out-of-date software to try and stay ahead of the game.


Boosting nurse numbers saves patients and hospitals, says study

12 May, 2021

An Australian study published in The Lancet reveals that a minimum ratio of one nurse to four patients for day shifts has successfully improved patient care and more.


On International Nurses Day, NMBA says thank you

12 May, 2021

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has thanked nurses for their professionalism and commitment to their communities this International Nurses Day.


Leveraging technology to support the future of nursing

11 May, 2021 by Kok Keng Lim, Managing Director, APAC, Elsevier

We must re-examine the future of nursing and how we can use technology to support a digitally empowered nursing workforce.


2021 HESTA Awards celebrate Australia's nurses and midwives

07 May, 2021

Last night's HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards celebrated the critical contributions of Australia's nurses and midwives.


Nurse leadership roles multiply

26 April, 2021 by Caglayan Yasan*

Career options for nurses are quickly expanding with the growth of the health sector and the COVID-19 pandemic.


In Conversation: Scrubbing up to the challenge

09 April, 2021

When Van graduated and became a registered nurse, she struggled to find good-quality scrubs locally. Together with sister Linh, she established Scrub Lab.


HESTA Awards finalists revealed

08 April, 2021

The 2021 HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards honour the work of nurses and midwives to protect their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.


Elsevier launches COVID-19 Healthcare Hub to support healthcare workers

09 March, 2021

The ICU Nurses Refresher Toolkit and COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit contain up-to-date medical information on COVID-19, approved treatments and guidelines.


Patient response system goes beyond nurse call

22 February, 2021

Global solutions provider Ascom has introduced a modular, scalable patient-response system to Australia and New Zealand: Ascom Telligence.


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