Nurses and midwives from Australia and New Zealand pay tribute to colleagues around the world who lost their lives fighting COVID-19

By Kathryn Anderson|
2020-05-13T15:18:01+10:00
May 13th, 2020|

More than a hundred nurses and midwives from across Australia and New Zealand joined an online vigil last night in honour of their colleagues from [...]

Federal government shifts gears on elective surgery with gradual restart from next Monday

By ANMJ Staff|
2020-04-22T13:43:07+10:00
April 22nd, 2020|

The federal government has lowered its restrictions on elective surgery as part of its ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a gradual restart of [...]

Reducing antipsychotics is a ‘blunt instrument’

By Ben Rodin|
2020-03-11T09:19:23+11:00
March 6th, 2020|

An experienced nurse practitioner labelled the potential reduction in the use of antipsychotic medication a “blunt instrument” for dying patients suffering from dementia during a [...]

The importance of nutrition for maternal health in Kenya

By Celia Boyd and Gabriella Ocenasek|
2020-01-29T09:34:32+11:00
January 24th, 2020|

Many women in Odede, Kenya, suffer from malnutrition which not only impacts on their own health, particularly through pregnancy, but also on the health of [...]

ANMF MEDIA RELEASE: Neglect… It must stop in aged care

By ANMJ contributor|
2019-11-04T11:22:01+11:00
November 1st, 2019|

The title of today’s Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety – “Neglect” encapsulates aged care in Australia. Unfortunately, it’s [...]

New Severe Asthma Checklist tool to help nurses improve patient care

By ANMJ Staff|
2019-10-15T12:35:38+11:00
October 15th, 2019|

Nurses are being encouraged to access a new Severe Asthma Checklist tool that helps identify patients with severe asthma and set them on the right [...]