Addiction

Addiction

Nurses, midwives and students are not immune to experiencing an addiction. Some research suggests that addiction is identical or potentially higher in these professions than the general population. If you…

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…

What can you do if you work with unsafe, unregistered health workers?

What can you do if you work with unsafe, unregistered health workers?

What can you do if you work with unsafe, unregistered health workers? I get asked this question frequently.  We all know that registered and enrolled nurses and midwives can be…

A Pain in the Back – Suicide Death – Residential Aged Care Communique

A Pain in the Back – Suicide Death – Residential Aged Care Communique

The first twelve months in aged care is the highest risk time for suicide.  The following case study provides poignant lessons for those who work in Residential Aged Care. Case…

Chlorhexidine Australian Safety Recommendations

Chlorhexidine Australian Safety Recommendations

Nurses are very familiar with the use of Chlorhexidine; however are you aware of the recent recommendations to reduce risk to our patients? ‘Critical incidents in Australia have been reported…

Coroners Case  – First Impressions

Coroners Case – First Impressions

‘The risk of falls confronts every older person, in every aged care facility, in every country. Despite some gains in prevention, and better post-fall management, the harm from falls remains…

Nurse Wound Management Program

Nurse Wound Management Program

“Everything you have ever wanted to know about wound care management” The Nurses for Nurses Network has created a nine-module Wound Management Program, called the Fabulous World of Wounds that…

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