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Trigger warning: This article discusses mental health and suicide, which some readers may find distressing.


A new study by Cowin et al in the International Nursing Review explored Australian nurses’ and midwives’ familiarity with the newly revised

By Annmaree Nicholls, Professional Officer

Let’s look at your declaration around impairment. What does that even mean? A chronic health condition? Drinking wine the night before working a shift? Read on to learn if you should declare an impairment and what happens if you do.

by Kim Bryant, Deputy Executive Officer

How many of us take the time to reflect on the CPD we’ve completed and plan for the upcoming year? Take time now to plan your CPD for the 2019/20 registration year with some helpful CPD guidelines from the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.


This month we caught up with NSW Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer Jacqui Cross, who shares her reflections on why she became a nurse, what inspires her and how we can each strengthen professio


Podcast: Your mental health matters


Photo: Kathleen Stacey (left), Managing Director of Beyond, and Janine Mohamed (right), CEO of CATSINaM, presented to Nursing & Midwifery Council members and staff about culturally


We have reviewed our drug and alcohol screening policies to ensure the way we screen is in line with best practice and nationally consistent across Australia.


The Nursing and Midwifery Council (the NMC) will be releasing two new policies in the coming months; 'Supervison Compliance' and 'Drug and Alcohol Screening'.


The Ministry of Health has conducted a review, releasing a report around the current regulation of cosmetic procedures. The report makes a series of recommendations to ensure the safety of patients