HEALTHCARE & NURSING

ICU Nurse: A day in the life

What do you like about being a ICU nurse, specifically over other types of nursing?

Roundtable Discussion: The true value of ‘Medical Science’

“I think it’s fair to say that 90% of the students enrolled missed out on undergraduate medicine. “

Uncut: The things you can’t unsee as an ICU nurse

If you’re a nurse then cleaning s***, removing drains from peoples brains or thinking on your feet in a critical situation all become ‘normal.’

Q&A with an Occupational Therapist

Some patients don’t progress like you thought they would and they get angry with themselves. Imagine not being able to do something that used to be simple, like picking up a fork.

3 days with a speech pathologist

CASE 1, a 4 year old boy with a stutter who could only pronounce “h” and “t” sounds

Speech Pathology USYD: Student review

Our dropout rate was pretty big in the second year because that’s when all your placement starts.

Fighting Childhood Obesity: A Dieticians Story

But I never think, “How on earth did you let yourself get like this?” because the reality is more complex.

15 hours as a Paramedic: Inside the job

“You could literally hear his skull cracking.”

Dietician vs. Nutritionist

Rule one: Anyone can call themselves a nutritionist in Australia.

Psychology, nursing or social work?

A round table discussion with people who love, like and regret their careers in psych, social work and nursing.

How to become a doctor (Step by step)

You do not need an ATAR of 100 to study medicine.

Advice on getting into Undergraduate Medicine (Q&A with a Newcastle University student)

Advice on picking your subjects, UMAT and the interview process

Midwifery: The real story

“Midwifery can be downright frightening”

The truth about medical internships

Medical interns are the bottom of the food chain but it does get better.

We need to talk about the perception of nurses

What’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of a nurse?

Why I quit nursing

The wrong placement, in the wrong hospital, in the wrong industry: Why I quit