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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Nurses key to birth control in Australia

25 October, 2019

Creating an MBS rebate option for nurses to insert long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) could be Australia’s answer to birth control, new research from Family Planning NSW (FPNSW) has shown.


Suspended nurse pleads guilty to 66 charges

15 October, 2019

A South Australian nurse has been professionally disqualified for practising while on a 25-year suspension.


Pharma payments to nurses impacting health care

13 June, 2019

New research has found that pharmaceutical companies are influencing non-prescribers such as nurses, which is flowing on to patient medicinal decisions.


When tempers flare, nursing injuries occur

04 April, 2019

A new study has found that perceived imbalances in support for nurses at work leads to fraying tempers and, consequently, injuries.


Stemming the tide of nursing turnover

05 March, 2019 by Robert Nieves*

Improved education, training and digital empowerment are key to keeping nurses on the job, critical at a time when demand for their services is on the rise.


Top tips for back health for nurses

22 January, 2019

Nurses frequently suffer from back injuries, even more than the construction industry. We look at how to avoid and/or manage a back injury.


Nurses burnt out and fatigued by grief and loss

30 August, 2017

Nursing, health and aged-care staff are overwhelmingly impacted by grief and loss in the workplace


Registered nurses to stay on-site 24/7 in NSW aged care

08 May, 2017

"We've been lobbying on this issue since it first arose in 2014 because we know removing registered nurses from high-care nursing homes will erode the safety measures that protect staff and residents."


Cuts to penalty rates are a threat to nurses and midwives, says NSWNMA

25 February, 2017

"There's a real prospect that changes in one industry will have a ripple effect into others, this is a genuine threat to our nurses and midwives, and aged-care workers who rely on penalty rates for 20% of their income." (NSWNMA).


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