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Justice & Action

Member Alert: Your rights during the Royal Commission into aged care

By |November 8th, 2018|Featured, Justice & Action, Latest News|

In September, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the federal government would establish a Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and [...]


  • Resilience not enough to combat burnout

    Resilience alone is not enough to combat the effects of workplace burnout, typified by symptoms including exhaustion and cynicism that lead to diminished wellbeing and productivity, according to an expert [...]

  • Impact of nurses’ risky drinking behaviours

    Nursing and midwifery work can be physically, mentally, and emotionally stressful (Dyrbye et al. 2017). Like many people working in stressful roles, members of this workforce use many strategies to [...]

  • Podcasts for nurses and midwives

    Nurse and Midwife Support are running podcasts to help nurses and midwives in their personal and professional lives. In their first podcast they discuss some of the key barriers to [...]

  • Spotlight on women’s health

    An annual survey examining the health of thousands of Australian women has found 50% consider themselves overweight or obese, just under half have been diagnosed with depression or anxiety and [...]

Research & Innovation

  • Sun exposure: a double edged sword

    New research suggests that sun exposure can protect individuals from many chronic health conditions. The research, conducted at Edinburgh University, UK, concluded that advice on healthy sun exposure should be [...]

  • Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre on track

    In almost two years of operation, the Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre has secured more than $2.7 million in funding to help it drive high impact nursing and midwifery research [...]

  • Participants needed to help multiple-birth families

    Nurses and midwives are invited to fill out an online survey to help identify the most pressing health issues for multiple-birth families, reduce twin and multiple mortality and morbidity, and to improve [...]

  • Virtual reality in nursing and midwifery

    University of Newcastle researchers are leading the world in ground-breaking virtual reality (VR) technology in the nursing and midwifery curriculum. The world-first technology was presented at the Professional Day of [...]