The recycling, reusing, and repurposing of nursing and medical equipment in nursing education

With the challenges facing the world today surrounding how we might protect our environment; the recycling of waste products has been pushed to the forefront of Australians’ minds. The Holmesglen Institute in Moorabbin is a state government funded Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institution that provides Bachelor of Nursing and Diploma of Nursing courses; a […]

More clinical placements needed to grow nursing workforce, peak body says

As workforce shortages loom, more quality clinical placements are necessary to ensure the country has enough nurses to meet growing healthcare demand, according to Universities Australia. The peak body for the sector highlighted the issue last Friday following developments from National Cabinet, which endorsed $2.2 billion package of “practical measures” to strengthen Medicare on the […]

Celebrating International Day of the Midwife – 5 May

Each year, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) lead global celebrations for  International Day of the Midwife (5 May). This year’s IDM theme is ‘Together again: from evidence to reality’, with ICM acknowledging its upcoming 33rd ICM Triennial Congress, where the global midwife community will come together for the first time in more than five […]