Health Articles

We’ve brought together many of our favourite articles published by our nurses and industry partners, including information sourced from leading healthcare manufacturers.

These articles focus on incontinencewound care and nutrition. In sharing this general advice, we hope to help you or someone you care for manage and improve your everyday health.

Questions to ask when discharged from hospital

If you or someone in your care is getting ready to leave hospital, it’s important that you have access to the right information. Understanding what questions to ask before you are discharged from hospital is one way that you can continue to get healthcare that is...

Taking care of yourself after surgery

Taking care of yourself after surgery is going to be an important part of your recovery process. In fact, taking a little time before surgery to plan ahead is a great way to ensure that you are on track to make the best possible recovery. Regardless of the type of...

Things to prepare when bringing home a newborn baby

Bringing home a newborn baby can be an emotional and exhausting experience. If you’re a first-time parent, or if it’s been a few years since you had your last baby, it’s probably worth taking a moment to think about the things you will need to prepare ahead of...

Staying free from UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections)

Staying free from Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are a relatively common but unpleasant problem which affects the bladder and/or kidneys. Symptoms may include; changes in bladder habits, burning pain with urination, back or tummy pain,...

Transitioning traditions this Christmas

Christmas can be an exciting yet often stressful time for all involved. There’s lots to think about and plenty of planning required, but most families tend to share the load; one person might cook a potato bake while someone else brings dessert. As time goes on...

Top festive injuries & how to avoid them

Ladder injuries One of the main reasons people will end with injuries over the festive period is due to falls from ladders. According to the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, nearly 5,000 Australians are admitted to hospital each year as a result of...

How to prevent & care for foot wounds

Prevent and care for foot wounds  One pair must last a lifetime - take good care of them and they will look after you With the rising incidence of diabetes it is essential that everyone has a greater understanding of what constitutes good foot care. People suffering...