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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.


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.


A day in the life of nurse Lisa Russell

27 January, 2022

Lisa Russell, Discharge Coordinator at Mater Private Hospital Springfield, shares her day.


Australia's best nurses and midwives: the search begins

23 November, 2021

Nominations for the 2022 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards have opened.


Nursing: 10-year plan to address workforce issues

22 November, 2021

The federal government has commenced consultation to develop a new Nurse Practitioner 10 Year Plan to address workforce issues and enhance delivery of care.


WA nurse charged for vaccine fraud

10 November, 2021

Western Australian Police have arrested and charged a 51-year-old Registered Nurse who allegedly pretended to administer COVID vaccine.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


We need nurses — how to motivate a new generation

08 December, 2020 by David Page*

We need nurses now more than ever before, but how do we motivate a new generation to join and remain in the profession?


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