When the heat is on: The role of a Burns Nurse Practitioner

Burns Nurse Practitioner Hana Menezes cut her teeth nursing in the Intensive Care Unit where the firsthand exposure to a broad range of patients and specialties saw her pinpoint an interest in burns. “It’s a fascinating speciality,” she recalls of her career trajectory. “There’s new advancements happening all the time in every realm. It’s multidisciplinary […]

Nurses urged to seek wound care training to deal with ‘hidden affliction’

The peak body aiming to advance wound care management in Australia is urging nurses to seek evidence-based training to deal with a ‘hidden affliction’ of chronic wound cases during this year’s Wound Awareness Week. Wound Awareness Week, which seeks to highlight the prevalence of chronic wounds across Australia, commenced today and runs until 21 July. […]