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Work Injuries

Work Injuries

Injuries at work do occur. As an employee or employer, time off work can be really difficult. No one has time to wait hours in your local hospital emergency department or spend days accessing various services and waiting for results. The WiSE Specialist Emergency...

Recipe – Green Smoothie

Recipe – Green Smoothie

Getting your five serves of fruit and vegetables a day just got a whole lot easier. Unlike a juice, this smoothie keeps all the fibre intact, and with less fruit than vegetables, it keeps sugar levels to a minimum. Smoothies also reduce food waste - blemish? Who...

What is osteoarthritis?

What is osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a painful inflammatory condition that affects the joints of the body and structures such as bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles. These result in pain and a loss in mobility and a reduction in quality of life. Swelling around the joint Painful...

Mastitis

Mastitis

Mastitis is inflammation of the breast tissue that can be caused by an engorged breast or a blocked duct. A red, lumpy, painful area on the breast is an early sign and mastitis can develop quickly if the milk is not removed. Chills/fever Joint aches and pains ...

Holy Guacamole

Holy Guacamole

Australians’ love of avocados grows steadily each year. Consumption in 2016/17 reached just over 3.5kg per person! This soaring popularity of Australia's beloved Avo has seen an increase in people accidentally cutting their hands when endeavoring to remove the stone....

Humans of WiSE – Winnie

Humans of WiSE – Winnie

I’ve been a nurse for 11 years and spent 10 years in emergency nursing at RNSH. I started working in emergency nursing because I like the variety in caseload that you see. I am a jack of all trades. I love that I’m not specialised in one area and I see a lot of...

Managing Emergencies in Primary Health Care Workshop

Managing Emergencies in Primary Health Care Workshop

This workshop aims to improve physician competence, performance in practice and patient outcomes in the immediate management of emergencies that present themselves to primary care and office-based practices. In specific, this course will improve practical knowledge in...

Want to avoid the flu this winter?

Want to avoid the flu this winter?

Sniffles season is slowly approaching, learn the facts to help protect you and your family. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. The flu is highly contagious and has the possibility of causing additional medical...

Concussions in Sport

Concussions in Sport

Sporting season is here and sports-related concussions are on the rise, know what to look out for What is a concussion? A concussion is a type of brain injury caused by knock to the head or a fall to the ground. Concussions affect all levels of athletes, ranging from...