Australian College of Nursing calls for additional support for Victorian Nurses during second wave of COVID-19

The Australian College of Nursing calls for additional support for nurses working on the front-line and in management in Victoria as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take hold of the state. Victorian nurses are reporting unmatched levels of stress and exhaustion as they continue to work in highly stressful and demanding scenarios. Adjunct Professor Kylie…

Clinical supervision in a large teaching hospital: the dawn of a new era

by Katherine Schaffarczyk MACN, Nurse Educator, Westmead Hospital, Sydney   Overview of the literature There is evidence that clinical supervision has been practiced since the early days of Freud, with small groups gathering to discuss and review each other’s work (Carroll, 2007). In the late 19th century in the United States, clinical supervision was introduced for social…