News & Events

News about Nurse & Midwife Support and conferences and events where Nurse & Midwife Support will be presenting.

Finding your nutrition recipe

Welcome to the Spring 2019 edition of the Nurse & Midwife Support Nutrition newsletter. Food, eating and nutrition are a big part of life and essential to well-being.

Recipe Competition

Win great prizes including cookware and food vouchers by submitting your delicious recipes! We are looking for easy to prepare, healthy meals or snacks that get you through even the toughest of shifts.

Eating Disorders

When does normal nutrition become an eating disorder? Nurses and midwives know the value of healthy nutrition, but even health professionals can become obsessive about body image and what they consume. This behaviour pattern can develop into an eating disorder.

Work, Life and Mental Illness with Sarah Russell

Sarah Russell lives with bipolar disorder — a common, but often misunderstood, mental illness. In this podcast, Sarah discusses the importance of health promotion, early intervention and staying well with a stay-well plan.

Willpower – Joy – Food

Dietitian Dianne Wintle recently joined the Nurse and Midwife Support Podcast, where we discussed how nurses and midwives can change their relationship with food. We recommend you check out the podcast first, and then read this helpful article about the connection between willpower, joy and food.

Shift work: A difficult recipe

Registered Nurse Amy Benn, Registered Midwife Celeste Pinney and Registered Nurse/Midwife Helen Pentecost join us to share the self-care routines that have helped them take control of their lives as shift-workers.

Sleep and shift work with Amy Benn

In this podcast Amy Benn - the Registered Nurse & Director of Wholeheart Magazine - shares her advice and tips on how she achieved a state of well-being while doing shift work.

NAIDOC Week 2019

We celebrate NAIDOC week and share the important work and experiences of ATSI nurses and midwives.