HHQ News

Agency Nursing: One Career, A Million Jobs

Written by: Melanie Wong Forget mid-life crises – in a world as fast-paced and rapidly changing as ours, more often than not, those in the workforce are more concerned about whether or not their next career steps are the right ones, or even what their next career steps are. Research says that we’ll have 17…

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Superannuation for Nurses

Written by: Melanie Wong Published by: Jay Lee Letters to ourselves. In an age of digital technology, letter writing has become a thing of the past yet some of you may find yourselves discovering a folded piece of paper from a decade ago, addressed to the you of today. Whether it be from 12 year…

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Happy International Nurses Day 2018!

Written by Helen Le This International Nurses Day, we recognise and celebrate the countless contributions nurses have provided to better patients’ lives and the evolving healthcare industry overall. Nurses are beyond merely healthcare professionals, they are selfless and compassionate, not only focused on patient-centred care, but listen, understand and counsel patients in their time of…

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ANZAC Day 2018: Remembering ANZAC nurses

Written by Helen Le During WWI, so many brave Australian nurses worked in hospitals, hospital ships and trains and in casualty clearing stations close to the front line to treat wounded Australian soldiers. These women were extremely committed, putting their lives at risk to help as much as they could throughout the war. On top…

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ANZAC Day 2017: Paying tribute to ANZAC nurses.

Today, Healthcare HQ pays tribute to the thousands of Australian nurses who fought to save the ANZACs. The Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) was formed in 1903. 2139 nurses served abroad in WW1, and sadly 25 of them died. They attended to all wounded Australians in all major campaigns, including Lemnos Island (off Gallipoli), Egypt,…

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From HHQ: Thinking of fellow healthcare workers in Syria

With the Syrian crisis entering in its fifth year, sadly this country has seen a massive exodus of doctors and nurses. For those who do remain and work tirelessly, spare a thought for the amazing healthcare workers. Not only do they face significant shortages of medical supplies, medical education and training, but they also have no…

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