Health and disability scheme get budget support
The government has chosen to take the "responsible" course to delay the return to surplus in order to “support jobs and growth in an uncertain world”. By Amie Larter
With a rise in antibiotic resistance, a crisis in chronic wound management has been averted with a new treatment. By Aileen Macalintal
A Canadian nurse, trained in travel health, has built a career on specialist counselling about vaccines, avoiding tropical disease and illness.
Professor Phillip Della, head of School of Nursing & Midwifery at Curtin University talks to Aileen Macalintal about his vision for Australia’s nurses.
ICN 25th Quadrennial Congress
Over 4000 nurses have descended on Melbourne for the ICN 25th Quadrennial Congress
Better access to specialist services
Online video consulting is a new way forward for rural health that’s dispensing with the need for people to travel long distances. By Susan Currie
Nurses not taking up vaccinations
Despite risk of exposure to influenza and other infectious diseases, vaccine take-up rates among health professionals remains dangerously low. By Amie Larter
Helping parents of pre-term babies to cope
The trauma of preterm delivery on the family unit cannot be underestimated. By Trudi Mannix
SA nurses campaign via social media
Nurses and midwives in South Australia are turning to Facebook in a bid to capture the attention of State Treasurer, Jay Weatherill. By Amie Larter
Nurses knock back ‘substandard’ Mater offer
Nurses and midwives at the Mater Public Hospital in Brisbane have overwhelmingly rejected an attempt to implement nurse and midwife employment conditions that are inferior to Queensland Health employment arrangements.
Survival was worth the effort
A nurse responds to the article 'Anorexics force legal decision' (Nursing Review, page 36, February).