Nurses globally unite to share best practice at the ICN Biennial Congress

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) Biennial Congress three day event held this week attracted more than 5,500 nurses from 132 countries where nurses and nurse academics shared their experiences and presented their research with the intention of disseminating best practice around the world. The ANMJ along with the UK’s Nursing Times and the US’ […]

Professional and Selfless: A personal account on the value of nurses

It was an ICU nurse who found me, curled around a comedically bent street sign, unconscious and not breathing. I didn’t have long to live. My eyes were open but blank, my face split in two, my neck and back broken. A fellow racer, another cyclist found me. That skilled, courageous nurse opened my airway […]

One hundred years on: remembering nurses WW1

This year marks the 100-year anniversary of World War I (WWI). Australia’s involvement began on 4 August 1914, seven days after the war commenced in Europe. The first Australian casualties – six dead and four wounded occurred in German New Guinea shortly after 11 September. Just over half a year later and half a world away, […]

Five tips on finding your nursing speciality

There may come a point in a nurse’s career when it’s time to specialise. But with multiple specialities to choose from, how do you find one that’s right for you? Why specialise Specialising in a field of nursing can create numerous professional opportunities resulting in greater work satisfaction. Benefits include: Yet discovering your passion for […]