Updated contraindications and precautionary advice for COVID-19 vaccines

Three safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines are now being rolled out in Australia. In this article, we summarise the evidence and recommendations regarding contraindications and precautionary advice regarding the Pfizer/Comirnaty, AstraZeneca/Vaxzeveria, and Moderna/Spikevax vaccines. Several COVID-19 vaccines have been developed to protect people against ‘severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2’ (or ‘SARS-CoV-2’). From late September […]

Fatigue and burnout on the rise among SA nurses and midwives

South Australia’s nurses and midwives are experiencing record levels of fatigue and burnout due to widespread workforce shortages and the mounting challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey from the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch) has revealed. More than 3,000 members took part in the six-week survey, conducted during May and […]