COVID: ‘Tightening the screws’ on existing workforce pressures

An Australian nurse researcher and co-author of a new study looking at nursing workforce shortages during COVID-19 has said that the pandemic has exposed pre-existing healthcare pressures, exposing shortfalls in the retainment and recruitment of workers. Dr Judith Anderson, Head of Discipline in Health Management and Leadership at Charles Sturt University (CSU), said issues such […]

Meet Sye Hodgman, the QNMU’s First Nations Strategy, Policy and Research Officer

For Sye Hodgman, a Trawlwoolway Palawa-Pakana nurse, his direct engagement with the Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union’s (QNMU ANMF QLD Branch) First Nations Branch means advocating for workplaces that allow Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives to thrive. “My main role is to identify areas, based on conversations I’m having with our […]