Welcome to Medication Management Musings from Doc Martyn

Welcome to Medication Management Musings from Doc Martyn

Wouldn’t it be ideal if nurses had all the time and resources needed to manage medication administration safely? The question is far fetched, I know. However, the idea is an…

Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history

Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history

Nurses understand that ‘Colorectal’/ bowel  cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia. It is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women (17…

Compassion and Compassion Fatigue

Compassion and Compassion Fatigue

As nurses, midwives and students, you were probably drawn to the profession because you are compassionate and you want to help others, work closely with vulnerable people, and make a…

Surviving to thriving in 10 steps!

Surviving to thriving in 10 steps!

‘An empty lantern shines no light, self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly’ — unknown. Do you find yourself consistently meeting the needs of a roster…

Managing bullying and harassment in the workplace

Managing bullying and harassment in the workplace

Anyone can be at risk of being bullied and/or harassed, so preventing and reporting bullying and harassment is everyone’s responsibility. If you are experiencing bullying or harassment and would like…

Nurse and Midwife Support – Your Health Matters!

Nurse and Midwife Support – Your Health Matters!

Nurse & Midwife Support (NM Support) is the national, 24/7 support service for nurses, midwives, students, and anyone concerned about the welfare of a nurse, midwife or student. NM Support…

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Our vision is to empower Nurses through knowledge and education, we provide you the latest Nursing News and updates in a number of clinical areas.

Recent Posts from Nursing News

A Child’s Death – Not Just a One-Way Dialogue!- The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has recently published a poignant article including coroner findings which is enclosed and highlights the tragic implications of a child’s death associated with communication…
More than a Sore Throat In a Child Resulting in Death!- We go to work each day and strive to do our best and care for our patients. Most of the time, we succeed, however, sometimes we don’t and the systems…
Nursing Trivia January 2019- Can you answer all three questions correctly?
Welcome to Medication Management Musings from Doc Martyn- Wouldn’t it be ideal if nurses had all the time and resources needed to manage medication administration safely? The question is far fetched, I know. However, the idea is an…
Epidermolysis Bullosa – Wound Nursing Education Update- “Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a rare genetic skin fragility disorder and the majority of patients live with life-long wounding. EB is not specific to any racial group and those affected…
Effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with Diabetes Mellitus- Diabetes Research Review in 2018 has published the following two reviews which you will find of interest; Effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with diabetes mellitus  &  the…
pregnant Confidence: Fundamental to midwives in free freestanding midwifery-led units!- Midwives can appreciate the importance of freestanding midwifery-led units. A recent publication of Midwifery Research Review ( Number 14 in 2018) explores the question of what enables safeguards and sustains…
Nursing Trivia December 2018- Can you answer all three questions correctly?
Hidradenitis Suppurativa – Nursing Education Update- ‘Hidradenitis Suppurativa  ( HS)  is a painful, chronic inflammatory skin disease characterised by multifocal, recurrent nodules, abscesses and fistulae, predominantly affecting the axillary, inguinal, breast-fold and anogenital regions. HS ranges…
Revised Australian national guidelines for colorectal cancer screening: family history- Nurses understand that ‘Colorectal’/ bowel  cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia. It is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women (17…
Nursing Trivia: November 2018- Can you get all three answers correct?
THE MENTAL HEALTH OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: SUICIDE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE- The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has recently published a poignant article which I have enclosed  regarding the mental health of our own profession- healthcare professionals. You can access the…
Nursing Trivia: October 2018 – Are you a Trivia Master?- Can you answer all three questions correctly?  
Dr William McBride – Ethics- As often happens I experienced an intersection between two issues.  I was researching nursing ethics and then read an article published by the ABC written by Dr Norman Swan revisiting…