A University of Melbourne expert says 2020 has highlighted the crucial role of nurses in managing pressure wounds, or bed sores, especially in COVID-19 patients
What does a great day at work look like?
The University of Melbourne's Dr Rebecca Jarden’s training in nursing led her to research what a balanced approach to measuring wellbeing for nurses looks like.
The world needs nurses now more than ever
A University of Melbourne expert says International Nurses Day is a chance to acknowledge the integral part nursing plays on the frontline of COVID-19.
Wounds need more than time to heal
Wounds, especially chronic ones, must be assessed early; particularly when people are in aged care, to prevent bed sores, says a University of Melbourne expert.
More maternal and child health nurse visits help mothers and babies thrive
University of Melbourne research finds increasing maternal and child health nurse visits to mothers facing adversity improves maternal and child wellbeing.
Pioneering nurse-led cancer care
The University of Melbourne's Professor Mei Krishnasamy has worked to improve the evidence for cancer nursing care, particularly for people with rarer cancers.
Attracting (and keeping) Australia’s rural health workers
University of Melbourne research finds that keeping health workers in rural Australian communities is about helping them socially, as well as professionally.
Healing the wounded
How do we treat wounds that don't heal and become a chronic problem? That's where the research of a very focused University of Melbourne expert comes in.
Anzac Day not just for the boys
The University of Melbourne looks back to when nurses were a central part of ANZAC celebrations, only to be sidelined as time passed.