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Can working in aged care produce better nurses?

Research by academics at Western Sydney University has found that nursing undergrads who work in aged care while completing their studies are learning valuable skills and enter the profession ahead of their graduate peers. The research surveyed new graduate nurses ...

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On the sauce: Are nurses drinking too much?

Australia is a country that likes a drink. Recently deceased former prime minister Bob Hawke was lauded for his larrikin persona and prowess at the bar. And, like many other countries, our national holidays often centre around getting on the ...

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Nurses on tour: USQ students head to Vietnam

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) recently welcomed home a group of nine nursing students from a placement in northern Vietnam. The students had placements in hospitals in Hanoi and Mai Chau as well mobile clinics in rural areas. The ...

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