Explainers

MRSA – Preventing Methicillin-Resistant Staph Infections in Healthcare and the Community


Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection – sometimes referred to as a ‘staph infection’, or ‘golden staph’ – is when a strain of S aureus has developed a resistance to certain antibiotics. Though commonly associated...

Nurselife

The Bravery of Our Nurses – The Story of Radji Beach 1942


When the Japanese invaded Singapore in World War Two, 65 nurses were hurriedly forced to evacuate by any means they could. This resulted in them leaving Singapore on one of the last ships out of the country. The SS Vyner Brooke was the name of the boat that...