Test reveals nurses more likely to be anaemic than rest of population

2019-06-25 05:18

Two out of ten nurses may have iron deficiency anaemia, a test at a major UK nursing conference discovered.

14 nurses in a hospital's oncology unit are pregnant at the same time, and their picture is a sight to behold

2019-05-27 11:34

Fourteen nurses are pregnant at Massachusetts General Hospital, and that doesn't include the four other women who already gave birth this year.

Nurses share heartbreaking things people say before they die

2017-11-17 16:23

“To experience the joy on someone’s face when they’re dying and their dog’s been to see them is priceless.”

Nurses in government hospitals demand better deal

2016-07-06 10:35

Nurses in the public sector feel they are paid too little and that their work load is too big.

Nurses praise ART programme

2016-05-17 10:41

Nurses and patients from across the province came together yesterday to reveal real-life success stories as a result of Nurse-Initiated Management of Anti-Retroviral Treatment (Nimart).

E-learning can reduce shortage of health workers

2015-01-12 15:14

Electronic learning can help make up for a global shortfall of doctors and nurses as identified in a recent WHO report.

Meeting to resolve illegal Limpopo hospital strike

2014-04-03 13:03

Hospital managers and staff of the Mecklenburg Hospital in Limpopo are on an illegal strike and are meeting with the health department to resolve the situation.

Nurses in strike threat

2011-04-15 15:33

Nurses at Netcare, South Africa's largest private hospital group, may go on strike after they rejected a 7.5% wage increase.


Nurses reveal the 11 hardest parts of their job, from the death of patients to not having time to pee during a shift

2019-05-27 12:56

Challenges nurses face include long shifts, having to use time-consuming technology, and a lack of respect other people in the healthcare industry.

Dispute arises over Holy Cross Hospital’s nurses’ homes

2019-02-01 14:30

The announcement that the title deeds for the land occupied by Holy Cross Hospital in Flagstaff, Eastern Cape, are owned by the Anglican Church is causing conflict.

Work stress vs. personal stress – which causes more burnout?

2017-11-08 13:30

A study was conducted among Gauteng nurses to figure out whether personal stress leads to burnout more than work stress.

Too few specialised nurses

2016-05-31 12:47

KwaZulu-Natal's public hospitals are suffering a “nursing crisis” with a shortage of general and specialist nurses at public hospitals and clinics.

SA has a critical shortage of specialised nurses - medical association

A recent survey of 500 medical doctors in South Africa revealed concern over the current standard of nursing skills in the country. Watch.

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SA medical staff sought to treat Ebola in Sierra Leone

2014-12-08 10:39

'Right to Care', a non-profit organisation that supports and delivers prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases, is looking for healthcare professionals to work in Sierra Leone.

Boston nurses tell of bloody marathon aftermath

2013-04-22 14:33

Nurses tell of horrific hours as bloody patients poured in after explosions.

Deadlock as Netcare nurses demand 13%

2011-02-22 06:23

Wage negotiations between a nursing union and Netcare have deadlocked.

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