Tag: Health Activism

How To avoid Getting Gastro (written for MY CHILD Magazine: Winter 2013)

Yay! The Winter Issue of the beautiful, glossy MY CHILD Magazine is finally out which means my latest article on Gastro and ‘Stop Gastro Spread’ is out too! Here is a snippet then you can click on the link to read more: “It’s the smell of disinfectant that brings back the childhood memories for me.…

“Healthcare Workers and Stop Gastro Spread” Article for The Nursing Review, Australian College of Nursing

I recently had an interview with the Nursing Review, a publication by the Australian College of Nursing.  I discussed why I want to involve Health Care Workers in the ‘Stop Gastro Spread’ campaign. Here is the link that you will be able to access if you are a member of the Australian College of Nursing.…

Gastro 2013: Platinum Preschool May Newsletter

I’m so honoured to be able to write as Nurse Expert for Platinum Preschool in Randwick, Sydney. Platinum is an incredible Preschool with a highly active, energetic and intelligent team. For the May 2013 Newsletter I discussed no other than the Gastro (Norovirus) epidemic and how we can reduce the spread of the virus this…

RE-Respecting Germ: What happened to Good Old Fashioned Hand-Washing?

As you may already be aware, I’m bent on changing society’s attitude to Germs. I’m not advocating sterile living by any means, I’m not trying to pump people full of Germ Phobia but I do believe something needs to change. Times have changed, Medication has changed, Living Environments have changed: We need to RE-Respect the…

Nurse Naomi on MY CHILD Magazine Blog

Thanks to the fabulous MY CHILD Magazine for publishing this BIO about Nurse Naomi, The Pharaoh Prophecies and Astro Nurse in their blog. I frequently write for MY CHILD answering readers questions as their Nurse Expert but I also contribute feature length articles. Out in the Winter Issue is an article on Gastro (surprise surprise!) and in Spring,…

Time to Write the Violence OUT of Kids Books: Article for Generation Next Community

Below is the link to an article I wrote for Generation Next Community. It covers the issues raised in Violent Death in Kid’s Books and The Problem with Adults Choosing what Kids read and puts it in the context of my own writing. It also refers to the Hunger Games Trilogy, but it is worth noting that the Hunger…

Stop Gastro Spread Update: 80,000 People Accessed By My Grassroots Campaign!

I’m so excited to announce that the head count for those educated and reminded of Governmental Guidelines (and my own tips) for reducing the spread of Norovirus via “STOP GASTRO SPREAD” is over 80,000! Thanks so much to all the local schools and daycare centres who have carefully read my emails and then sent the message on to parents and familes, you…