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travel nursing & midwifery

All you need to know about travel nursing & midwifery

Get to know Affinity Nurses and their experiences on contract, explore Australia by checking out our travel posts, or learn tips and tricks for how to achieve the most success doing agency work.

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Meet RN Kathleen: NSW doesn’t disappoint!

Need some inspo for your next contract location? Check out RN Kathleen's story! She has been nursing since the ‘80s, working in and around Australia.

Eat like a Local – Bairnsdale

You've seen the Gippsland Dairy yogurt on the shelves, now we’re taking you deep into the very region that houses some of Australia’s leading produce hubs!

The Great Far West of NSW

Nursing in NSW gives a charm like no other. An underrated region, it carries the largest number of hospital and health services in Australia!
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Meet RN Mell: Small State, Big Adventures

Being based in QLD since 2014, RN Mell swapped the tropical sunshine state to ‘come down for air’ in Tasmania at the start of this year.
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Can I get a loan as a travel nurse?

The short answer is yes! While life as a travel nurse comes with many adventures and time away, we know there is no place quite like home.
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Meet RN Trish: Veteran of Travel Nursing

Affinity veteran Trish has all the wisdom a nurse could need – being a travel nurse since 2011, she shares all her golden experiences and things to remember.
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Here’s What You Should Do in Northwest Tasmania

On top of this great nation with hundreds of destinations, take a look at more reasons why Northwest Tasmania makes for a great placement bucket list.

Eat like a Local – Albany

Being a popular destination for travel nurses and midwives, this seaside city is blessed with its thriving cafe scene!
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Meet CN Beth: Ever Seen a Smiling Sea Lion?

RN Beth has done the rounds of the country and reveals how much there is to uncover with travel nursing.
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Meet RN Emilie: Travel Nursing From the Very Start

After a graduate contract back in 2018, RN Emilie was hard set on the quick growth that comes with working different wards in coveted locations. 
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Location Spotlight: Cairns & Hinterland

Prepare your best outdoor gear, and add these 7 things to do in Cairns to your tropical Queensland nursing contract.
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Meet RM Nikita: Bucket List Pro and Suitcase Life Enthusiast

Steadily ticking off her bucket list, RM Nikita has been putting in the hard yards in QLD to help mothers through pregnancy & childbirth.
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Affinity Educator Shan’s return to site nursing

From Affinity Nurse Educator to site nurse! Find out what Shan's experience was like after returning to a site after a few years.
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Meet RN Miriam: You get out what you put in

RN Miriam made her way to Bega, NSW and shares her adventures in the area and some ideas add to your next NSW trip!

How Affinity Nurses Spent 2021

2021 has almost come to an end, but not without plenty of adventures, connections and experiences. See how we’re celebrating how Affinity Nurses spent their year across Australia.  
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Life in Launceston with RN Kathy

With endless foods to eat and sights to see, RN Kathy shares her stories and experiences while working and travelling around Launceston.

Eat Like a Local – Yamba

With a full basket of activities to pluck at any time, a contract here is never a mistake. If you find it hard to leave, we don't blame you!
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Meet RN Rebecca: The Big Queensland Adventure

RN Rebecca shares her journey in Queensland, and everything it has to offer for nurses looking to start travel nursing!
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Becoming a Nurse Immuniser

Nurse immunisers have been the flavour of 2021, and have played an integral part of the pandemic response across Australia, including travel nursing.
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Road Tripping Along the Murray River

The Murray River is a favourite spot to travel along during nursing jobs, filled with fresh local produce and must do adventures.
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Meet RN Bridget: Falling in Love With the Kimberley

Registered nurse Bridget shares her experiences and learnings about travel nursing in Western Australia, and advice for budding travel nurses.
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How to Enhance Your Nursing Profile

As you progress your nursing career, you may discover skills gaps you want to fill. Here is how you can stay sharp and enrich your profile.
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Location Spotlight: Broome, WA from Affinity Nurses

This beautiful coastal town is the perfect combination of red dirt and clear ocean. Its easy to see why Affinity Nurses constantly fall in love with this area!
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Meet RN Jen: Working for MSF (Doctors Without Borders)

RN Jen Rural/ED Nurse 1. What does your background in nursing involve? I studied at Sydney University and took my new-grad placement in the Kimberley, WA. I then spent over
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Affinity Clinical Education – Q&A

The unique lifestyle of Agency Nurses means that a unique approach to CPDs & education is a must - so we created Affinity Clinical Education!
Is your agency right for you - Sarah K - Albany WA
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How to determine if your agency is the best fit for you!

Making sure you're with the right agency will help you feel valued and get your preferred roles and locations. Here's our tips for determining which agency is your best fit.
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Eat Like a Local – Cairns, QLD

Cairns in Far North Queensland is a location that needs little introduction or promotion amongst our nurses. It is one of the most popular and sought after locations for agency

Affinity Clinical Education – What is it?

We have workshopped education to suit the very unique lifestyle of an agency nurse, with an in-house team of Nurse Educators: meet Affinity Ed!
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Public Vs. Private Hospitals – which sector is for you?

The differences between Public vs Private Hospitals can be confusing, so here's some of the factors that contribute to vastly different experiences.

Best Natural Hot Springs in NSW

NSW is home to some of the best natural hot springs. Read on to find out what hot springs you must visit next time you're in NSW!