22 episodes

Nurse & Midwife Support offers national support services to nurses, midwives and students of the profession, 24 hours, 7 days a week -- because your health matters. Our podcasts hosts Australian nurses and midwives to discuss all the topics that matter most to our community.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 12 Ratings

Nurse & Midwife Support offers national support services to nurses, midwives and students of the profession, 24 hours, 7 days a week -- because your health matters. Our podcasts hosts Australian nurses and midwives to discuss all the topics that matter most to our community.

    B & Me: A graduate midwife's story By Frances Finch

    B & Me: A graduate midwife's story By Frances Finch

    Frances’ story is one of two winners for our International Year of the Nurse and Midwife Story Competition. Her story will resonate with so many nurses and midwives we hope you enjoy it! Read her story and listen to the podcast.

    https://nmsupport.org.au/resources/podcasts

    • 25 min
    Caring, A Mutual And Collective Experience Of Nurses By Tessa Moriarty

    Caring, A Mutual And Collective Experience Of Nurses By Tessa Moriarty

    Tessa is one of the two amazing winners of this year’s Nurse & Midwife Support Story Competition. Her story really struck a cord with all of the judges we hope you enjoy it! Read her story and listen to the podcast.

    https://nmsupport.org.au/resources/podcasts

    • 24 min
    Nurse & Midwife Support - Burnout and beyond with Athol Hann

    Nurse & Midwife Support - Burnout and beyond with Athol Hann

    Burnout is something that many nurses and midwives experience in their career. In this episode we talk to Athol Hann. a registered nurse. about his experience of burnout, what he did to move past it, and what others can do to avoid it.

    • 43 min
    Exercise and Physical Activity with Liz Hewett

    Exercise and Physical Activity with Liz Hewett

    Accredited exercise physiologist, Liz Hewett explores the difference between exercise and physical activity, the importance of exercise to the health and well-being of nurses and midwives, and the fitness challenges experienced by some in the profession.

    For more information, please visit: https://www.nmsupport.org.au/resources/podcasts/exercise-and-physical-activity-with-liz-hewett

    • 39 min
    Discussing Suicide with Jon Tyler and Paul McNamara

    Discussing Suicide with Jon Tyler and Paul McNamara

    R U OK? Day has been encouraging us to have important conversations with colleagues, friends and family for many years now. This year they are urging us to consider what more there is to say after RUOK?

    In line with this we are launching our new page and podcast on suicide. Where we broadly look at the topic including signs to look for and what to do if you are concerned that you, or someone close to you, is feeling suicidal, or showing signs of suicidality. Plus how to talk about it – a conversation can change a life.

    For more information, please visit:
    https://www.nmsupport.org.au/mental-health/suicide

    • 58 min
    Resilience - Your health matters with Kim Foster

    Resilience - Your health matters with Kim Foster

    I’ve been thinking a lot about this topic lately. Particularly as nurses and midwives are often called upon to be resilient. The COVID-19 pandemic and bushfires have challenged us in so many ways and you might not feel like you have much left in the tank.

    Resilience is a complex dynamic concept, consisting of many factors. To enhance our understanding I recorded a podcast with Professor Kim Foster. Kim is an internationally recognised mental health nurse academic, researcher and educator widely published in resilience, mental health and psychosocial health research.

    Find out more by visiting http://nmsupport.org.au/resources/podcasts/resilience-kim-foster

    • 42 min

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4.5 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Tash4792 ,

Helpful, inspiring, reassuring, fantastic

Thank you for doing this podcast please keep the episodes coming !! Listening calms my anxiety, reassures me, inspires me and gives me strength to keep going :)

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