Nurses on the beat: What it’s like to be a custodial nurse

Registered nurse Hugo Chatwin-Smith was drawn to the diversity of Custodial Nursing and opportunity to deliver healthcare to Victorians experiencing the lowest point in their lives. Underneath the bustling Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on William Street, the Melbourne Custody Centre is a police jail, essentially a stopover used to hold prisoners attending court hearings, or those […]

Taking a stand on workplace violence

Hundreds of NSW nursing and midwifery delegates stood up in unison to send a message about the growing prevalence of workplace violence and urgent need for action to the state’s Health Minister Brad Hazzard at the 74th Annual Conference of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) in Sydney last Thursday. A recent series of […]