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Burnt-out and overworked, Australia’s nurses and midwives consider leaving profession

Peter Holland, Monash University and Tse Leng Tham, Monash University Nurses and midwives are among society’s most highly valued professionals. But a disturbing national picture is emerging of escalating levels of over-work and burnout. Nurses say their concerns are being ignored by management, amid fear of retribution for speaking out. A Monash University national survey […]

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Time To Stand Up – Hazards of Sedentary Work

Time To Stand Up – Hazards of Sedentary Work A new report from Safe Work Australia has highlighted the hazards of sedentary work. Overall exposure to sedentary behaviour (especially prolonged, unbroken sitting time) is associated with a range of poor health outcomes, including musculoskeletal problems, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, some cancers and premature mortality. The […]

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