Redefining Nursing in Life and in Death

Project Officer, Lions Eye Donation Service
Organisation: Centre for Eye Research Australia
My family introduce me as ‘our daughter – she’s a nurse but not a real one’ – this usually follows with ‘you don’t work in a ward, so what is it you actually do?’ G’Day. I’m Heather Machin and I’m a registered nurse. I wear a lot of hats in the global community but my…

Day in the life of a Nurse Manager

It is said, that being a Nurse Manager is like living against the normal flow of the rest of the world. We have breakfast while everyone else is asleep, have lunch when everyone else is showering, and work a ten hour shift while the rest of the world is enjoying their day-off. We see people…