MALE fertility is continuing to spiral downwards, signalling a serious concern for the health of future generations, researchers say after one of the world’s largest studies on the issue.
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This Update provides an overview of men’s health and some activities that practice nurses could consider to engage men in their health care. It is by Del F. Lovett, RN MN.
MANY of you will be aware of the current case being heard in the Fair Work Australia tribunal, where the ANF is seeking a “low paid bargaining authorisation” for practice nurses.
My practice is struggling to understand the new Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) funding and how they will continue to afford to employ me. What can I tell them to help them understand?
Before getting into general practice nursing I used to... be a full-time mum. When we moved to Australia from the UK, with no family support nearby, I had a long break from nursing. After doing a re-entry into nursing course through Griffith University, I joined my GP husband in general practice and have worked there more than 10 years. The patient that had the most profound effect on me was... an elderly lady with multiple medical problems for whom I could do very little except listen. One day she turned up with ...