The 1 in 10 Sisterhood

March is Endometriosis Awareness month. 1 in 10 Australian women have endometriosis, a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found outside the uterus – for example on the reproductive organs, abdominal organs, throughout the peritoneal cavity and even on the diaphragm and thoracic cavity. The disease can effect girls and […]

“Do You Even Know What I Do In There?”: Media Representations and the Nursing Profession

“Luca do you even know what I do in there?” Abby Lockhart asks Dr Luca Kovac in fictional medical dram ER. Abby’s frustrated question about her role in the emergency trauma echoes a question asked by many a real nurse when dealing with doctors, medical students, patients, their families, and members of the public. Medical television […]