Nursing

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced nurses to seek innovative alternatives to paper-based systems or out-of-date software to try and stay ahead of the game.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


Angela Ryan: advocating the nursing voice

17 February, 2021 by Jane Allman

The Australian Digital Health Agency's Chief Clinical Information Officer, Angela Ryan, is passionate about the leadership capabilities of women in health care.


The framework enabling the digital capabilities of nurses and midwives

12 February, 2021 by Jane Allman

The National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework will help nurses and midwives assess their digital capabilities and pursue professional development if needed.


Taskforce ignores role of nurses in frontline care, says ACN

28 January, 2021

The Australian College of Nursing says the final recommendations of the MBS Review Taskforce perpetuate the under-representation of nurses in the workforce.


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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