Tips to thrive in your grad year

Life as a graduate nurse or graduate midwife can be intimidating, but Nurse & Midwife Support shares some steps you can take to help you survive the year. As a graduate, you’re on a steep learning curve that can be simultaneously rewarding and overwhelming. The prospect of entering your grad year can cause an array […]

Nurses and midwives experiencing anxiety: You are not alone

Celeste, from Nurse & Midwife Support, shares strategies to help you manage and relieve your anxiety. Everyone experiences anxiety at certain times in their life. But when our anxiety becomes chronic or relentless it can create chaos in our lives and make us feel paralysed. Experiencing stress where we ‘peak and recover’ can be good for our […]

Prevention is the cure

Did you know that a daily skin care routine has been clinically proven to reduce skin damage and improve quality of life for those at risk of painful skin conditions such as Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD), pressure injuries and skin tears?5 A significant body of clinical evidence supports the implementation of a preventative skin care […]

5 ways to get (and stay) in good credit health

You know about mental and physical health, but what about your credit health? If the only thing expanding in your bank account is what you owe on your credit card debt, read on. Have you ever heard of a credit score, and did you know you probably already have one? Just like your waist-to-hip ratio […]

5 refinancing pitfalls – and how to get it right

As the cost of living continues to climb and more borrowers roll off super-low, pandemic-era fixed rate mortgages, refinancing has become the hot trend in housing finance. But there are some refinancing pitfalls to avoid. It may not be as big a barbecue stopper as chatting about house prices, but refinancing a home loan is […]

Save $1,000? Here’s how

Living costs are on the rise, but that doesn’t mean you should give up having savings goals. These five rules work whether you want to save a little or a lot. 1. Don’t spend more than you earn Not spending more than you earn is the golden rule of saving; your very first step is […]

Five easy steps to budgeting

All roads to financial health start with a budget – but when your work shifts your income can vary week to week, making it harder to work out the numbers. Here are five things you can do now to take control of your spending and save for the goals that matter to you. Step 1. […]

Nurses, midwives and living loss: Navigating the grief of loss and change

All of us will experience grief and loss at some point in our life. Grief is a highly individual experience, and it comes with no rule book. Celeste, from Nurse & Midwife Support, shares how engaging in self-care practices, reaching out for support, practising self-compassion and finding new ways to manage at work can help […]

Meet Robynne – midwife, women’s champion and Nurses & Midwives Health member

Registered nurse and midwife, Robynne is no stranger to supporting women through one of their most exhilarating (and challenging) life experiences – the birth of their new babies. For over 15 years, Robynne has worked in a range of settings from the birth suite and postnatal ward to clinical education and more recently as a […]