Nursing Australia podcast

A news and education podcast for Australian nurses, working together towards a healthier Australia, presented by APNA. Keep up-to-date with the latest news you need to know, listen to powerful interviews, learn with education segments and hear stories from nurses on the frontline of Australian health.

Nursing Australia: Ep. 71 Walk this Way 

The 71st episode of Nursing Australia explores the vital connection between physical exercise and health for you and your clients, debunk HPV testing self-collection myths, and hear an awe-inspiring story of a nurse who went above and beyond. Plus, in the latest Nursing Australia News: Tasmanian hospital under fire, NSW GP access causing ED strain, date rape drug alarm, and M-pox re-emerges. 

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 70 Jubilee 

In shocking legal twists, two Aussie nurses find themselves embroiled in 'mercy killing' and legal stoushes. Plus, step inside the world of Aboriginal health, and pharmacotherapies for hepatitis. This very special 70th episode of Nursing Australia is not to be missed.

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 69 Beyond the Bedside 

The 69th episode of the podcast steps beyond the bedside to explore non-conventional careers in nursing, Nataly shares her amazing nurse story, plus the latest healthcare news headlines.

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 68 Nurse Hamish 

The 68th episode of the podcast is here. Featuring TikTok phenomena Nurse Hamish, The Essential Health Summit 2024, and Katherine Fullagar joins the Nursing Australia newsroom to deliver the latest healthcare headlines.

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 67 The Skilled Practitioner  

In this installment of Nursing Australia: We profile Nurse Robbie and walk the pathway of a Nurse Practitioner in modern Australia, it's a very Happy Primary Healthcare Nurses Day, and It is the Western world's endemic silent killer.

Plus, in the latest healthcare news: Mosquito-borne spike, Asbestos contamination debacle, Urgent Care Clinics doors swing open, and video games pose hearing risk. 

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 66 The Calling 📞 

The first installment of Nursing Australia for 2024 is here! Dive into Season 4 of Australia's favourite nursing podcast with The Calling. Step inside the world of two nurses as they share their inspiring journeys.

Plus, in the latest healthcare news: STI spike, new year vaping reforms, and mycoplasma trending up.

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 65 The Last Dose for 2023 💉 💊 

In the final episode for 2023 meet Alex Berge a young midwife and nurse from Western Australia; and assisting patients in navigating the world of upper-GI cancers. 

Plus, in the latest healthcare news: saline contamination alert, COVID Christmas relief, and delayed umbilical clamping for 'prems'.

    

Nursing Australia: Ep 64. Wine Time🍷, Bones🦴 & iPhones📱

Remote patient monitoring via a revolutionary app, osteoporosis, insights into the world of Aboriginal Health.

Plus in the latest healthcare news: Fake nurse behind bars, nurses call for engineered-stone ban, cheap apartments for health workers, and paediatric antibiotic resistance on the up!

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 63 The Colour Purple 

Step inside the Purple House, RU486 + the latest abortion-care overhaul, and early detection & management of chronic kidney disease (CKD). 

Plus, the latest healthcare news delivers: Pharmacists prescribing scope extended, Ballooning demand for Ozempic bites again, and CPR gender bias revealed. 

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 62 Lungs, Hearts & Minds 🌬️❤️🧠 

Jump on board this month as we explore Lungs, Hearts & Minds 🌬️❤️🧠. It's spring-fling for allergy triggers and asthma, the newest iteration of guidelines for CVD risk, and shining a light on children's mental health.

Plus, the latest health care news delivers: Virtual reality nursing for remote communities, Letby case spurs inquiry, and unlocking Australian nursing potential. 

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 61 Diagnosis: CA (Cancer)

Come along with us this month as we examine female cancers, gene-faults and familial links to cancer... and delve into the world of a lower profile cancer type. What cancer has the highest chance of recurrence? What cancer is the most expensive to treat? And What cancer type survival rates have failed to improve in the past decade?

Plus, the latest health care news delivers: Barriers down to RU-486 access, Monkeypox (Mpox) reemerges, Hookworms to treat diabetes, and a nurse immortalized in bronze.

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 60 A Nurse, an Academic, a Comedian, and a Festival all walk into a bar...

The Festival of Nursing is upon us as very special guest Nurse Comedian Georgie Carroll re-joins the podcast, plus hear Lauren's story, and discover how the capacity of nurses is being extended. 

Plus, the latest health care news delivers: Nurses battling addiction, opioid prescribing guidelines, and bargain Uni fees for health professionals. 

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 59 Behind the Screens

Step behind the screens and discover the latest in digital health, navigate Scam City and cyber security threats, and an exclusive insider's guide to Australia's largest nursing event.

Plus, the latest health care news delivers: a record strike fine, staff shortages linked to death rate spikes, and cancer diagnosis age-bias.

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 58 Money in May

Step behind the screens and discover the latest in digital health, navigate Scam City and cyber security threats, and an exclusive insider's guide to Australia's largest nursing event.

Plus, the latest health care news delivers: a record strike fine, staff shortages linked to death rate spikes, and cancer diagnosis age-bias.

 

    

Nursing Australia: Ep. 57 Heartbeats

From the east coast to the west, the team trek through the heart of Oz to bring you Heartbeats. Discover: Remote Area Nursing, promoting healthy hearts, the Festival of Nursing, and the latest in infection prevention & control.

Plus, in healthcare news: AHPRA probe stuns, Bird Flu in full flight, D-day for Aged Care, and deadly fungus wreaks havoc. Recorded on location in Moreton Bay, Queensland & East Pilbara, Western Australia.

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 56 3 Women

Nursing Australia presents 3 Women. In celebration of International Women's Day 2023 3 Remarkable Women join the podcast and deliver the latest in Indigenous Health, share an amazing origin story, and chat immunisation in the West. 

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 55 Excision

Nursing Australia: Excision confronts female genital mutilation & cutting; Slip Slop & Slap skin cancer, plus hear the latest in healthcare news. 

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CYBER SECURITY & MEDICO-LEGAL: Nursing Australia The Summer Series

Nursing Australia: Summer Series is 2022 in nursing & healthcare wrapped! Delve inside the trending topics of the year and meet subject matter experts in: Sexual health; Healthcare Law and Aged Care. 

Nursing Australia Summer Series Part 2 of 3: Cyber Security & Medico-Legal  

Nurse & health professionals and their legal obligations including confidentiality, privacy, keeping patient's records safe; plus cyber hacking and digital safety!

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SEX ED: Nursing Australia The Summer Series

Nursing Australia: Summer Series is 2022 in nursing & healthcare wrapped! Delve inside the trending topics of the year and meet subject matter experts in: Sexual health; Healthcare Law and Aged Care. 

Nursing Australia Summer Series Part 1 of 3: Sex Ed  

Confidentiality, mandatory disclosure, age of sex consent, unpacking what consent is, and My Health Record.

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 51 December 22

Nursing Australia: December 22 steps inside Christmas in Emergency, checks up on Japanese Encephalitis (JEV), and introducing Nursing Australia: Summer Series.  

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 50 The Big Five-O

The landmark 50th episode of Nursing Australia tackles vaccination in pregnancy, hear one person's fascinating journey from law to nursing, and discover Precocious Puberty.  

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 49 Inside your head

The 49th installment of Nursing Australia tackles: weight stigma, getting inside mental health, delivers the latest healthcare news, and captures the highlights from Australia's premiere Nursing event. Brought to you by Migraine Australia  

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 48 The September Issue

The September Issue of Nursing Australia tackles child safety healthcare disparities in out-of-home care; and enters the world of a rural and remote Nurse Practitioner.

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 47 Nursing & the law: how to protect yourself

This special installment of the Nursing Australia podcast dives inside the courtroom and discusses the legal implications for health professionals in Australia and abroad, hosted by Matthew St Ledger 

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 46 Inside Ukraine

Nursing Australia heads to the Ukraine frontline in this 46th installment of the podcast hosted by Matthew St Ledger

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 45 Importance of Looking after Self: a How-To of Self Care with Jenny Hoffman

Bonus Episode:  Importance of Looking After Self: a How-To of Self-Care, brought to you by APNA's Transition to Practice Program (TPP).

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 44 Understanding Resilience and Management of Burnout with Mark Aitken

In this bonus episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger & Leith Alexander ponder burrnout and ways workplaces, as well as individuals can prevent burnout effectively.   

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 43 Tech Driven

In this July episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger & Leith Alexander, get acquainted with digital health and some of the latest advancements available in Australian primary healthcare. 

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 42 The Latest

In this June episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger and Prue Baum get yourself up-to-date with the latest updates & happenings in Australian primary healthcare.

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 41 It's Nurses Day

In this special episode of Nursing Australia honoring International Nurses Day 2022, hosted by Matthew St Ledger & Leith Alexander we hear:

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 40 Teens, travel & our hearts

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 39 The Serious One

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 38 Domestic Violence Matters

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep. 37 Welcome to 2022 + an interview with Dr. Norman Swan 

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep36. Ending 2021

 

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Nursing Australia Week 2021 aimed to provide nurses some respite from the intensity of their professional duties as the COVID pandemic continued. Run from Monday 22 November to Friday 26 November, Nursing Australia Week was billed as ‘a week of entertainment, education and energy – free for all nurses’ - Click below to listen:

 

Nursing Australia: Ep20. ENs, RNs & NPs 

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep19. Andrew Denton on Voluntary Assisted Dying #VAD

 

In this special episode of Nursing Australia, Matthew St Ledger discusses voluntary assisted dying (VAD) with very special guest Andrew Denton.  

If you support the idea that we should have a full range of compassionate end of life choices, and that we need a better conversation around death, dying and patient-centred care, then please visit Go Gentle Australia 

Go Gentle Australia https://www.gogentleaustralia.org.au/   

 

Nursing Australia: Ep18. Long COVID, Nurse placements & Smoking cessation  

 

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Nursing Australia presents: Ep17. Current COVID Landscape Webinar 

 

In this special episode of Nursing Australia we hear the latest on COVID across Australia as APNA presents: the Current COVID Landscape webinar featuring: Dr. Ginni Mansberg (@Dr_Ginni); APNA President Karen Booth and RN Sara Drew:

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Nursing Australia: Ep16. Shining the spotlight  

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep15. School's in session  

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep14. Nurses who upskill

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep13. Searching for success 

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep12. Spotlight on Nurses

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Nursing Australia: Ep11. The wheels fall off

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep10. Our time to shine

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep9. Looking to the future

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep8. It begins

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep7. Keeping you in the know

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep6. COVID-19 vaccine rollout preparation

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep5. Ending 2020

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep4. Winning during the pandemic

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep3. Helping the nation

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep2. Positive steps out of the pandemic

 

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Nursing Australia: Ep1. COVID - impacting our lives and careers

 

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Preview - Nursing Australia

 

Welcome to Nursing Australia. A brand-new news and education podcast for Australian nurses, working together towards a healthier Australia. Presented by APNA, the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association. Listen to keep up-to-date with the latest news you need to know, powerful interviews, education segments and stories from nurses on the front-line of Australian health. 

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Nursing Australia: Ep1. COVID - impacting our lives and careers

In the first episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Nurse Robbie, we hear: The latest Nursing Australia News; Aimee’s story: Catching COVID in the clusters; kids’ vaccination drop: The effect of COVID-19 on early childhood vaccinations; the future of primary health care nursing in a post-COVID world; and nurse wellness with Sarah Cosgrave.

Nursing Australia: Ep2. Positive steps out of the pandemic

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Karen Cook, we hear: The latest Nursing Australia News; Race for the human race: COVID vaccines which, how and when?; COVID aged care: What's gone right?; APNA PulseCheck: What we have been hearing and what we have been doing; and Nurse wellness with Casey Mannix.

Nursing Australia: Ep3. Helping the nation

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Nurse Robbie, we hear: the latest Nursing Australia News; COVID vaccine: Immunising the nation; Vaccines: Recommended vs funded; Jane’s story: Helping the homeless; and financial wellness for nurses.

Nursing Australia: Ep4. Winning during the pandemic

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Karen Cook, we hear: the latest Nursing Australia news; Melissa’s story: the joys of working in aged care; Q&A: The importance of scheduled vaccines and catch-up programs; APNA Highlight: Student Nurse Placement program; and Nurse wellness with Dr Avi.

Nursing Australia: Ep5. Ending 2020

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Suzanne Blackeby, we hear: the latest Nursing Australia News; Stories from your year; COVID vaccine rollout; Student Nurse Placement Program: Grace’s story and end the year with some festive joy.

Nursing Australia: Ep7. Keeping you in the know

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Suzanne Blackeby, we hear: the latest Nursing Australia News; a Q&A with Australia’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer on the COVID vaccine roll-out; challenges for nurses in 2021 and have a laugh with Two Humerus Nurses.

Nursing Australia: Ep8. It begins

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Suzanne Blackeby, we hear: the latest Nursing Australia News; APNA’s campaign for MBS items; vaccine hesitancy and what to do; cancer in primary health care and nurse wellness with Dr Avi on engagement.

Nursing Australia: Ep9. Looking to the future

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Suzanne Blackeby, we hear: the latest Nursing Australia News; what nurses need to know about the Aged Care Royal Commission Final Report; setting up your COVID vaccination clinic and nurse wellness with Sarah Cosgrave.

Nursing Australia: Ep10. Our time to shine

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Suzanne Blackeby, we hear: the latest Nursing Australia News; COVID vaccines: Record, recall, report; A stroke every nine minutes and nurse wellness with Sarah Cosgrave: Relaxation techniques

Nursing Australia: Ep11. The wheels fall off

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Matthew St Ledger we hear: the latest Nursing Australia News; our COVID vax rollout expert panel Q&A; a new Nurse lead digital health project in the pipelines; and tips on becoming a more effective communicator and acing presentations.

Nursing Australia: Ep12. Spotlight on Nurses

In this episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger, we deliver the latest Nursing Australia News; Flick the switch on the Nurse Spotlight segment; gather insights from APNA's nursing workforce survey results; introduce APNA's 2021 Conference Roadshow; explore Rural Health Pro's scholarship database; and grab some tips on having courageous conversations.

Nursing Australia: Ep13. Searching for success

In this episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger, we deliver the latest Nursing Australia News; Shine the spotlight on Ireland's vax rollout; Discover how wearables are revolutionizing diabetes management in general practice; and hear more on APNA's 2021 Conference Roadshow.

Nursing Australia: Ep14. Nurses who upskill

In this episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Suzanne Blackeby, we deliver the latest Nursing Australia News; explore Influenza and cell-based vaccines; unveil free wound care education opportunities; and discover how to nurse-lead clinics can optimize general practice.

Nursing Australia: Ep15. School's in session

In this episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger we deliver the latest Nursing Australia News; discover the world of school nursing; hear the latest on APNA's Conference Roadshow; and discover a Victorian infection prevention & control initiative.

Nursing Australia Week

Join nurses from across the country in a week of entertainment, education and energy - just for you! 22-26 Nov 2021

Nursing Australia: Ep. 20 ENs, RNs & NPs

In this episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger we deliver the latest Nursing Australia News; rediscover primary healthcare, tackle EN supervision; and place the spotlight on Nurse Practitioner's.

Nursing Australia: Ep. 36 Ending 2021

In this festive season episode of Nursing Australia hosted by Matthew St Ledger we deliver the latest healthcare news; a nurse's journey; be part of Australia's biggest nursing event; and nurse-lead diabetes management.

Nursing Australia: Ep. 38 Domestic Violence Matters

In the latest episode of Nursing Australia: tackling domestic violence; safety for women and children in primary health care; why nursing organizations matter; plus grab the latest in healthcare news – hosted by Matthew St Ledger

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