Nursing

Nurses to convene on Darwin for national conference

10 August, 2022

Approximately 700 nurses from across Australia will come together in the Northern Territory for the National Nursing Forum.


Preventing patient lift injuries

03 August, 2022 by Anina-Marie Warrener, Soter Analytics

Studies have linked a higher risk of pain and injury in the healthcare sector to a worker's decision to leave their job.


Study looks at circadian rhythms, sleep of hospital shift workers

27 July, 2022

An international study of hospital workers has found that sleep quality and circadian rhythms in night shift workers was poorer than in those who worked day shifts.


Wounds Australia Conference — keynote speakers announced

27 July, 2022

After a temporary move online in 2020 due to COVID-related restrictions, Wounds Australia's biannual wounds conference is returning to Sydney this September.


How a Sydney provider attracts staff in a tough market

21 July, 2022

With demand for aged care staff — particularly registered nurses — at an all-time high, qualified candidates are finding themselves spoilt for choice when it comes to employment options.


Workplace violence: nurses need more post-incident support

20 July, 2022

Nurses perceive hospital support following a violent incident as being inadequate, and also felt exposed to litigation by violent patients.


WF Media's healthcare channels to support Wounds Australia 2022

11 July, 2022

Hospital + Healthcare and its new sister media channel, Aged Health, are pleased to announce a media partner agreement with industry body Wounds Australia for its major annual conference and exhibition to be held in Sydney this September.


Bone marrow nurse practitioner recognised

27 June, 2022

No stranger to the wards of the Queensland Children's Hospital, 18-year-old Megan, who has bravely faced Hodgkin's Lymphoma, points to the thoughtfulness and care of hospital staff as what's kept her spirits high.


Scholarships for six emerging nursing leaders

27 June, 2022

Six registered nurses based in rural Australia have been given the opportunity to lead change and further their careers through scholarships.


A day in the life of a Neonatal Critical Care Nurse

22 June, 2022

Ebony Blewer joined Mater Hospital Brisbane's Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) team almost four years ago.


HESTA nurses and midwives awards — winners announced

23 May, 2022

Nurse practitioner Sue Hegarty has been revealed as the 2022 Nurse of the Year and Melanie Briggs awarded Midwife of the Year.


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.


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