Sexual orientation and gender identity – the question no one asks

Supporting equitable health outcomes in gender and sexually diverse people; how can we know if we don’t ask? Gender and sexually diverse (GSD) people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual/agender, and other groups (LGBTQIA+) experience barriers accessing equitable healthcare. This population also faces unique risks and health issues due to social determinants of […]

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’ […]

Study: Reflection as a learning strategy for the training of nurses in clinical settings

Interventions, tools, approaches and the measurement of nurses’ reflection in clinical settings are highly varied, a new paper has found. Reflection is a formal process that can help nurses and nursing students develop crucial skills and competencies when undertaking training in clinical practice settings. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (NMBA) Registered nurse standards […]

New study pinpoints the need for better workplace safety for RANs

Improvements to workplace safety for nurses working in regional and remote areas are urgently needed according to a new study. The literature review undertaken by registered nurse and researcher Laura Wright from James Cook University’s Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health, found that recommendations from research on RAN workplace safety dating back as far […]