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RENEW Your Habits With These Sustainability Tips For Your Workplace

Have you tried the scrubs from the Sustainable Wonderwink RENEW? 

The fabric of these environmentally friendly scrubs is made from a friendly blend of polyester, recycled polyester and spandex. This keeps 5 single-use plastic bottles out of the landfill! Even the hang tags are printed onto environmentally friendly and socially responsible paper. These durable and reliable scrubs last the distance.

We are passionate about reducing our environmental footprint to help our planet last for centuries to come. Besides wearing the range from Wonderwink RENEW, here are some other ways that you and your colleagues can be more sustainable in your workplace:

Implement a workplace mission to encourage a more eco-conscious mentality
By creating a communal mission to decrease your workplace’s ecological footprint, everyone will help each other to stay more accountable. Education can play a huge role in this,  sharing some information around your ‘why’ and statistics on how our small changes can help could be a great thing to include in a staff communication channel. Also, ask your team what they consider to be important to sustainability. Your team will feel more aligned with this green way of thinking especially if they have personal input.

Switch to biodegradable coffee pods
Does your break room have a coffee machine? If so, what coffee do you use? If you have a pod machine it may be worth considering using biodegradable coffee pods as the aluminium capsules take years to compress.

Invest in a good quality water bottle
Are you a serial purchaser of water bottles? If you invest in a quality water bottle, not only are you reducing waste - you are also saving money. Win-win!

Go digital where you can
How much of your paperwork can be transitioned to a digital space? Not only will this help with recall but it will also help the environment. If your clinic currently uses a paper notice board, for example, consider having a Facebook Group to pin your notices. If you are still printing payslips, consider taking all of this digital as well.

Consider your commute
Do you and any other colleagues live close enough to turn your work commute into a bike ride or even carpool? Or are you close to public transport to help minimise emissions? Getting a train or bus to work will not only help to minimise overall car emissions, but it can also provide you with more time to be productive or simply relax!

Adopt some office/clinic plants
Bringing some of the outdoors inside can boost oxygen levels and remove harmful pollutants such as carbon dioxide and can promote a more calming environment to work in. 

Consider the well-being of your team members
The health and happiness of your team play a subliminal role in having a team who is open to engaging in more environmentally friendly practices.  Small things like free fruit bowls and fortnightly yoga can help to keep your staff focused on their health and mindset. 

What did you pack your lunch in?
There are many alternatives to glad wrap and disposable sandwich bags. Beeswax lunch wraps, sustainable containers and empty jam jars are some great options to transport your food!

We realise this information may seem overwhelming, particularly if this is fairly new territory for you to entertain. The main thing to remember is, that you and your team do no don’t have to do everything at once, at least just do something. What is one thing you can implement into your workplace today that will direct the planet towards a more sustainable future?

How To Stay Warm At Work This Winter

Any industry that involves scrubs usually loves air conditioning. Add this to Winter and you can have quite a chilly work environment! To stay warm, see below for our top tips for styling your scrubs during winter.


Long sleeve tops underneath your scrubs
We are aware this one isn’t revolutionary however we love this trick! Especially if you are wearing one of our printed scrubs and don’t want to cover up the fun design. The most ideal undershirt is the WonderWink Silky Long Sleeve Tee. This soft-to-touch and breathable blend of Viscose and Spandex will have you feeling cosy on those winter days and nights. This style comes in a variety of colours to choose from!


Leggings under your scrub pants
We have a wide variety of scrub pants for men and women that allow you to comfortably and subtly wear another layer of comfort underneath. Sports some leggings underneath your scrub pants for some undercover warmth. 


Outerwear: Jackets or Vests
Our range of Jackets and Vests is of the highest quality in the industry. We stock garments from leading apparel brands such as Biz Collection and City Collection. Our outerwear keeps you warm whilst maintaining your professional appearance. Did you know that we can also add ay precision embroidery to any item so you won’t have to worry about covering up your branding! If you are seeking something a little more corporate, we love the Bianca Jacket - a timeless blazer that you will have for years to come. 


Socks!
The feet play a major role in how warm we feel. This is due to the feet having not much muscle, they are renowned for cooling faster than other parts of the body. To help regulate the rest of our body temperature, it is important that our feet are kept warm! We have a great range of compression socks that are an essential winter wardrobe item. These are great to pair with our range of footwear as well, the ultimate comfort combination. 


Another great warming accessory is a coffee or tea. Cheers to winter!

The Best Healthcare Uniforms For Women

More than half of the healthcare sector in Australia are women. Yet, if you're a female nurse or medical professional, you'll know that one of the most common issues faced is finding yourself a great pair of scrubs or medical uniforms that are fashion-forward and functional. 

At Infectious Clothing, we know that feeling comfortable and looking good in your medical uniform, especially during a 12-hour shift, can sometimes give you that little extra boost to keep going. We make dressing for work effortless by only offering the best medical workwear and scrubs for women. Not only do we account for comfort, material, functionality, care and durability - but we offer quality, stylish scrubs to keep you looking and feeling your best!  

Read on for our list of the best medical workwear for women in Australia. 

WonderWink WonderWORK Women's Mock Wrap Scrub Top

The Women's Mock Wrap Top by WonderWORK offers a more comfortable, contoured fit that women want. Unique motion stretch and high thread count fabric help create a beautiful drape that moves with you. This top exceeds traditional industry standards with styling that flatters all sizes. 

We personally love the updated design that includes a soft line V-neck and tailored silhouette with side vents. No wonder why they're some of the best medical workwear for women in Australia! This WonderWork scrub top is an affordable option for student uniforms or aged care workers.

Shop WinderWink WonderWORK Mock Wrap Top now!



Cherokee Form Asymmetrical Zip Front Tunic

Make a statement at work in Cherokee's Form Asymmetrical Zip Front Tunic. The functional V-neck tunic comes with front and back princess seams, two angled front welt pockets, power mesh panels embellished at the shoulder and sleeves with vents for performance. Completed with a shirttail hem and side vents, this scrub top is a must-have. We love the Cherokee Form Asymmetrical Zip Front Tunic as it offers a unique take on your everyday scrubs, which is perfect for someone who values a good fit that is also stylish.  The Cherokee Asymmetrical tunic is great for beauty and laser uniforms, dental and aesthetics workers.

Shop Cherokee Form Women's Scrubs Top now!



WonderWink Pro Women's 4 Pocket V-Neck Top 

WonderWink PRO is "designed to work". With its ease of care, you can wash, wear and go - with the polyester, rayon and spandex fabric; you can expect all-day comfort. This trendy V-neck top has ample room for your medical accessories with two top-loading pockets and two side entry pockets. The modern style is cut closer to your shape for a flattering and contoured look without sacrificing comfort - which we absolutely love! WonderWink Pro scrubs are healthcare uniforms at their best.

Shop WonderWink Pro Women's 4 Pocket V-Neck Top now!



Cherokee Infinity Women's V-Neck Top

Upgrade your professional wardrobe with the Cherokee Infinity Women's V-Neck Top. This top features a classic silhouette and a trendy fit and is perfect for staying comfortable at work while staying true to your personal style. For us, our favourite thing about the Cherokee Infinity V-Neck top is that it’s specially designed to adapt to your every move at work, no matter how long your shift is - how good! It also has a wide variety of sizes available, so you can look and feel your best in this top, regardless of your body type. Cherokee Infinity scrubs are popular with healthcare workers who want to look their best while working.

Shop Cherokee Infinity Women's V-Neck Top now!



Medical Uniforms in Australia

At Infectious Clothing, we have the best women's scrubs and medical workwear from leading brands such as Dickies, WonderWink and Cherokee in various styles, fabrics, colours, and fits. Our medical clothing is perfect for women in the medical field, prioritising comfort, style, durability and performance. Scrubs are now the most popular choice for female healthcare professionals across all medical industries in Australia.


If you need assistance in choosing the best uniform for you, don't hesitate to get in touch with our team directly - contact us.

Our Favourite Nurses Jogger Scrubs You'll Love This Winter 

With winter well and truly here, there is no better time than now to let you know our favourite jogger scrubs at Infectious Clothing Company that you can rug up in on these colder days. Jogger scrubs are not only on-trend within all industries, including dental, vets, medical and beauty, but they are perfect for keeping you cosy and comfortable all shift long!


This clothing style was initially designed for sports; however, they have evolved over the years to become a staple fix in our leisurewear, loungewear and, hallelujah, workwear.


Jogger scrub pants incorporate elasticity at the waist and around the ankles, making them super flexible and comfortable. The tapered ankle on joggers is perfect for helping you work freely without any disturbance when you move. No more baggy pants!


At Infectious we offer jogger scrub pants for nurses and all medical professionals in Australia from our top brands like Dickies, WonderWink and Cherokee. We have different fabrics and styles to match your uniform requirements, so you can mix and match your favourite brands for your ideal medical work wardrobe.


Read on for the best jogger scrub pants. 


Cherokee Infinity Mid Rise Jogger Pants

Look no further than the Cherokee Infinity Women's Mid Rise Jogger Pant when you need scrub pants that offer ultimate comfort and functionality. Offering a contemporary fit, these mid-rise jogger scrubs feature a rib-knit elastic waistband with front angled zipper pockets, a cargo pocket with reflective tape, two back patch pockets, and rib-knit leg bands for adjustable length and coverstitch detail throughout. We love these joggers as they work well in any workplace where clothing needs to be up to the challenges you face every day. 


Shop Cherokee Infinity Mid Rise Jogger Pants now!


WonderWink W123 Comfort Waist Cargo Jogger Pants

Let your scrubs do the heavy lifting with the WonderWink W123 Comfort Waist Cargo Jogger Scrub Pants. This sophisticated slim leg pant gives you the best of both style and utility with carefully designed pockets and dyed-to-match knit yoga waist with an interior control tie. Great for aged care uniforms or nurses uniforms. Our favourite features from the WonderWink W123 Comfort joggers are:

  • Two front welt pockets with runners.
  • A pocket along the back waist.
  • Two roomy cargo pockets with three additional accessory pockets.

Shop WonderWink W123 Comfort Waist Cargo Jogger Pants now!


Dickies ED Essentials Mid Rise Jogger

If you're after complete comfort, practicality and warmth, the Dickies EDS Essentials Mid Rise Jogger pants are the ones for you. With rib-knit cuffs and covered elastic waistband with self drawstring, these nurse joggers scrubs are designed to get you through your 12-hours shift with comfort. To top it off, they have six pockets in total - imagine all the storage space! Two front patch pockets, two cargo pockets and two back patch pockets are finished with a reverse hem for subtle design detail. We can't help but love these jogger scrub pants and are great all round healthcare uniforms and look great on different body shapes.


Shop Dickies ED Essentials Mid Rise Jogger Pants now!


WonderWink Renew Jogger Scrub Pants

Move with purpose in the Renew by WonderWink Jogger Scrub Pant. These pants add an extra layer of effortless style and warmth to any workwear outfit. Each garment also recycles five water bottles and is combined with spandex to create a flexible, feel-good fabric. Key features include:

  • Mid-rise flat front and elasticized back.
  • Front curved side pockets, double invisible zip pockets.
  • Cargo pocket with grosgrain multi-accessory loops.
  • Two back patch pockets.
  • Elasticized bottom cuffs.

Shop WonderWink Renew Jogger Scrub Pants now!


Cherokee Revolution Natural Rise Jogger

Cherokee Revolution Natural Rise Jogger Scrubs join the workwear revolution with modern, soft, and oh-so-comfortable stretchy fabric. The breathable and easy-care fabric includes polyester for excellent colour retention and durability, rayon for moisture absorption and comfort, and spandex for stretch and movement. We love the natural rise pull-on wide elastic waistband covered in soft, tonal mesh for a comfortable and secure fit.


Shop Cherokee Revolution Natural Rise Jogger Pants now!


Jogger Scrubs in Australia


Infectious Clothing offers a wide range of jogger scrubs for men and women in the medical field, from leading brands such as Dickies, WonderWink and Cherokee. Made from high-quality fabrics for overall comfort, our range of nurse's jogger scrubs will stand behind you even on the most demanding days at work. With multiple pockets that run deep, adjustable waistbands, and other practical features, you'll stay confident and ready for action.

If you need assistance in choosing the best uniform for you, don't hesitate to contact our team directly - contact us.

Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference

Infectious Clothing Company is proud to be attending the AVA Annual Conference held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. It's always great to support the veterinary industry and get to meet many of our customers in person. The conference features an extensive programme of events that allow the delegates to come together and exchange ideas, share experiences and attend Australia's largest vet and veterinary equipment trade show.

AVA conference 2022. Infectious Clothing is at Australian Veterinary Conference displaying Vet Uniforms, animal prints and patterned scrubs

Drop by booth 56 to talk to the Infectious sales team and see the latest innovations in uniforms for vets and veterinary teams. Infectious supplies all types of veterinary uniforms from Men's and Women's scrubs, to corporate style button down shirts and pants and lab coats. This year we have a large display of print and patterned shirts and many feature fun animal designs. You will find the classic paw print patterns as well as animal characters which make a great choice as your vet uniform.

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2022 AVA Conference. Infectious Clothing at the Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference. Vet Uniforms and printed scrubs

Don't forget to ask the Infectious team about our Fun Friday Scrub Club - mental health initiative while you are at trade show booth #56. At Infectious we understand the physical and emotional stress that healthcare workers deal with on a daily basis and want to provide our help and support for mental health. This is why Infectious has teamed up with leaders in mental health research and education - the Thompson Institute from the University of the Sunshine Coast. The goal of the Fun Friday Scrub Club #FFSC is to have a fun event that is a check in opportunity with your colleague's around mental health issues and provide help and gain resources from the Thompson Institute for those in need.

 Thompson Institute - Partners Infectious Clothing Company Fun Friday Scrub Club mental health initiative

 

Print and Patterned Scrub Tops for Women and Men

New season print and patterned scrubs have just arrived into our warehouse. This is very exciting as there are over 20 new styles of printed scrubs to choose from and we have more print designs coming in the next month as well. So keep checking for the new arrivals.

What type of prints and patterns are popular you may ask? Well it all depends on the requirements of your work place and your own sense of individual fashion as to what you like to wear. Some work places are conservative and need the print scrubs to colour coordinate with your regular scrub pants and some places encourage changing your look to be fun and bright. Not everyone wants to stand our from the crowd and gain lots of attention but don't fear Infectious has a huge range of print scrub designs to choose from so you will find a shirt that is just right for you.

WonderWink Women's Print Scrub Top Toucan   WonderWink Women's Patterned Scrub Top supplied by Infectious.com.au

We find that prints featuring animals like cats and dogs are always popular. Floral and botanical inspired patterns are great especially in the Summer and Spring. Geometric and abstract designs tend to be a less attention grabbing but are still more fun to wear than your regular blue or green work scrubs. This season our WonderWink brand has brought a new type of print to the market, the embossed print. Embossed prints have a pattern built into the fabric which gives texture and depth which is a completely different look to animal prints or floral designs. Why not buy some embossed prints from Infectious to mix up your medical wardrobe?

6275 ZMF WonderWink Embossed Women's Patterned Scrub Top supplied by Infectious.com.au

EMBOSSED PRINT

Whichever print, patterned or embossed design you choose, you always know that Infectious is Australia's best place to buy printed scrubs. Infectious has all the leading brands of medical scrub uniforms like Dickies, Cherokee, WonderWink, Zoe & Chloe to choose from. Shop for Women's and Men's print scrubs in sizes XS-3XL from our convenient online store or in person at our well stocked scrub store.

Don't forget about the Infectious mental health initiative called Fun Friday Scrub Club #FFSC which was created to raise awareness for mental health of healthcare workers while having some fun and wearing print scrubs to work on Fridays. Click here to learn more and sign up for discounts and giveaways.

5 Best Nursing Shoes

Footwear is often an overlooked uniform element, but it can make a significant difference to the wearer. Standing all day can be a pain (literally), and few know this as well as nurses who are used to being on their feet for 12-hour shifts or longer. With their fast-paced and non-stop work environment, the last thing nurses need to worry about is the discomfort caused by lacking footwear. 


At Infectious, we know that footwear can be crucial for getting through another long shift. That is why we have put together our top 5 shoes for nurses so they can focus on their jobs and not on their feet.


New Balance 624 V5 

Known for their high-quality walking and athletic shoes, these 624 V5’s are no different. With increased breathability throughout the forefoot and midfoot, the 624 V5 maintains its endless comfort whether it's sport or walking-related, making it ideal for those who spend long hours on their feet. 

Key features: 

  • Leather upper with perforations for breathability
  • Forefoot flex grooves for flexibility and EVA cushioning for shock absorbency
  • ABZORB cushioning system for excellent shock absorbency
  • Rubber outsole that is durable and slip-resistant.

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Skechers Arch Fit - Big Appeal

If your feet are not getting the arch support they need, these Sketchers are the ones for you! With a perfect balance of support and cushioning, these shoes are designed with a podiatrist certified, cushioned arch support insole system to promote better foot guidance and deliver unbeatable comfort throughout the day.

Key features: 

  • Arch Fit insole system with podiatrist certified arch support
  • Removable comfort insole designed for walking comfort
  • Knit-in cooling weave panels for comfort
  • Resilient cushioning system promoting better foot guidance
  • Well-cushioned lightweight midsole with flex articulation design.

Shop Skechers Arch Fit now!


Skechers Sure Track Erath

Skechers Sure Track Erath, is where protection meets comfort. These Skechers are stylish, slip-resistant leather lace-up work shoes that will keep you comfortable all day long. Made with Skechers' famous memory foam insole, they're perfect for workers who are on their feet all day. 

Key features:

  • Slip Resistant rubber traction outsole
  • Smooth leather upper
  • Relaxed Fit® design for a roomier comfortable fit
  • Memory Foam topped cushioned removable comfort insole
  • FlexSole shock absorbing flexible, lightweight midsole.

Shop Skechers Sure Track Erath now!

 

Anywear Footwear Zone Clogs

A fun blend of function and comfort, these clogs feature Anywear's signature lightweight and comfortable fit, and high rebound injected molded EVA upper and midsole for exceptional cushioning and shock absorption. With a slip-resistant rubber outsole and removable EVA insole with ventilation holes, these slip-on clogs are perfect for when the job keeps you on your feet all day.

Key features:

  • Certainty® antimicrobial insole lining to reduce odour-causing bacteria
  • Swiveled back strap
  • Soft, rounded, and roomy toe box for a comfortable fit
  • Easy to clean with soap and warm water.

Shop Anywear Footwear Zone Clogs!

We love our nurses and appreciate how hard they work standing on their feet all day. Treat your feet to some TLC with these best nursing shoes! Shop our range today

 

The Evolution of Medical Lab Coats

These days lab coats are synonymous with Doctors and the medical industry as a whole, but this hasn’t always been the case. Did you know they weren’t always white? Or why Doctors even adopted these white coats to begin with?


At Infectious Clothing, we understand the needs of different medical professionals. This is why we continue to provide a wide range of quality modern lab coats, helping us stay current in the ever-changing world of medical uniforms. 


Through this article, we’ll talk about the history of the medical lab coat and how it came to be and its evolution and the changes to the modern-day coat we all know today. 

Did you know? 

Lab coats made their first appearance in the late 1800s, at the height of the age of scientific progress. It has been said they evolved from the protective apparel worn in other industries, like the durable aprons of the blacksmiths or the suits of beekeepers. Its original purpose was to protect the scientists from the chemicals they worked with and help avoid contamination from dirt, dust, and microbes from their clothes and skin.


Shortly after, in the late 19th century, the humble coat began not only to be associated with scientists but also with medical practitioners. Before this, doctors wore formal black attire and were viewed as less reputable.


But when they adopted the white coat, it became a fresh start for the medical profession. The field of medicine gained more credibility as they linked themselves closer to the reputable scientific field. Lab coats took on a new status, as patients linked the coats to trustworthiness, authoritativeness, knowledgeability, and compassion.


By the late 20th century, doctors used lab coats for identification purposes rather than protection alone. Women also started to become more accepted in the medical field. Thus, the redesign of the traditional men’s lab coat came with this change to a new, updated design tailored towards women. This new women’s lab coat showcased the potential for improvement on the original, outdated design of the past.  

Why White? 

White is often associated with hope, purity, and transformation. This was appropriate for the 18th century when science was taking off as a profession. But there are also practical reasons for the colour choice, such as being the cheapest fabric available and dyeing the lab coats another colour would have cost more. White also makes it easy to spot any fluid or chemical stains and holds up better under the frequent washing and bleaching. 

Medical Lab Coats Today

These days, the wearing of lab coats protects not only healthcare professionals but has also become a symbol of recognition by both patients and the general public. Since their first appearance in the 18th-century, lab coats may still don their iconic colour and general appearance but have been redesigned with a more tailored fit and higher quality fabrics and styles based on their use. 


At Infectious Clothing, our lab coats are specifically tailored to the medical field, helping physicians and clinicians look and feel comfortable, confident, and professional. Stocking only the best quality, modernised lab coats with smart design features, breathable fabrics, and high-quality craftsmanship from Dickies, Medelita and Cherokee.


Whether you are looking for a lab coat for Doctors, Dentists, Lab Technicians, Vets or Pharmacists, we have something suited to the different needs of all medical professionals. To order yours today, contact us or shop our range

What You Need to Know About Caring for Your Scrubs

So, you've finally found a pair of medical scrubs that are ultra-comfortable and fit like a dream, but how do you make sure they go the distance and really get bang for your buck? 

At Infectious, we understand what goes into a day's work as a health care professional and the toll it can take on your scrubs. From cleaning up bodily fluids to chemical splashes to sweat and tears, there is a lot that ends up on your uniform. At Infectious we stock brands such as Dickies, Cherokee and WonderWink which are all made with top quality fabrics and are designed for longevity and durability.

We also want your scrubs to last as long as possible, saving you time and money in the long run, which is why we have created a simple guide with our top tips on how to care for your scrubs. Keep reading to find out more! 

Disinfect & Treat Stains

First things first, before throwing your medical uniform in the washing basket, inspect for stains. It's best to pre-treat these before your usual wash. For general day to day wear, adding a dash of white vinegar to your wash and using a mild anti-bacterial detergent should do the job. For more severe stains, soak overnight in a colour-safe stain remover before washing as usual.

If you wish to leave stain treatment in the past, buying scrubs like the Dickies Every Day (EDS) with soil release fabrics can help prevent different liquids and powders from soaking into your scrubs. Buy DIckies medical scrubs now.

Wash 

The best way to keep those fun and vibrant scrubs as bright as the day you bought them is by using cold water! For extra colour protection and fabric care, add a dash of white vinegar to prevent the fabric dye from bleeding and help soften the fabrics without commercial scented softeners. 

Colour coding your laundry loads is another excellent idea. We suggest whites, lights, brights and darks for the ultimate colour care.

Turning your medical scrubs inside out will also help protect the colour and reduce pilling when fabrics come in contact with each other in the washing machine. 

Dry 

When drying your scrubs, be sure to check your fabric type before choosing your drying method of choice. Cotton pieces are best line dried but can be tumbled on the lowest setting if needed. Soft, stretchy and oh so comfortable fabrics are best maintained by hanging on the line. Minimising heat prevents any chance of shrinkage and will keep those fabric fibres in their best condition while hanging inside-out prevents colour fade from the sun. Hanging your scrubs in the sun is also a simple and effective method to kill germs and bacteria, all while maintaining the fabric quality score.

Iron 

Depending on the type of scrubs you choose, ironing might be a necessity. Cotton scrubs are soft and breathable but wrinkle when in the wash, so you'll want to use an iron on a hot or cotton setting after they're washed to keep them looking brand new. You can also hang these on a coat-hanger to dry, reducing the number of wrinkles. 

If ironing isn't your thing, no stress! We sell several high-quality, comfortable scrubs at Infectious that don't need ironing to look as good as the day you bought them. 

When shopping for crease-free scrubs, we suggest stretch or moisture-wicking fabrics as they are more likely to be wrinkle-resistant. We sell some popular moisture-wicking scrubs at infectious, including WonderWink W123 collection and the Dickies Xtreme Stretch collection.

So there you have it. A concise list of tips to help you wash, dry and iron to keep your scrubs in prime condition! 

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What Are The Best Nursing Scrubs?

At Infectious, we know that having a comfy, practical pair of nursing scrubs is key to performing at your best and lasting those long shifts. Scrubs are basically a second skin for healthcare workers, which is why it’s so important to pick a pair of scrubs that satisfy all your needs.

We understand the pain and we are here to help. We’ve put together a list of the best nursing scrubs for both men and women, available online at Infectious Clothing. We look beyond the names and into what makes them the best scrubs on the market! From style, fabric type, and fit - here are our top picks for the best nursing uniforms.

W123 Scrubs by WonderWink

WonderWink’s W123 scrubs have been created to provide healthcare workers with exceptional comfort and style. Made with high-quality 4-way stretch fabric, these scrubs dry quickly and wick away moisture effectively, staying incredibly comfortable and sweat-free for all-day wear. 

Whatever your shift may hold, W123 scrubs are tailored to support your every movement while providing exceptional comfort and functionality with its front and back pockets, pen slots, bottom vents, chest pockets, cellphone holders, badge loops, hidden pockets, and more. 

Shop our range of WonderWink W123 Scrubs now. 

WonderWink Origins 

Comfortable, stylish and durable, these nursing scrubs are fantastic value for money. The soft polyester and cotton blend stays in shape even when you move, run, and bend during shift. This fabric is also shrink-resistant and will never go any size lower than after the first wash. Origins may be affordable, but WonderWink doesn’t skimp on premium features! Designed with bungy ID loops and segmented pockets, these scrubs definitely compete against more expensive medical scrubs. 

Shop our range of WonderWink Origins today!

Dickies Xtreme Stretch Scrubs

If Dickies are your preferred brand, we suggest Dickies Xtreme Stretch Scrubs. As a brand that has been a trusted workwear designer for over a century now, we can see why! Also made with 4-way stretch fabric, these scrubs allow for extreme ease of movement all shift. The stretch fabric is made with innovative technology, meaning these nursing scrubs are cool and comfortable to wear for long periods and require little to no ironing. 

Take your scrubs comfort to the next level with our range of Dickies Xtreme Stretch Scrubs - buy medical scrubs now!

Dickies Every Day (EDS)

If a more durable, strong pair of medical scrubs is what you’re after, look no further than Dickies Every Day (EDS). They are one of the strongest, most durable pairs of scrubs on the market due to their double-needle stitching to keep them from breaking or tearing, even in stress points of the garments such as pockets. These nursing scrubs aren’t only loved for their durability but the ease of care too! Dickies Every Day (EDS) scrubs are cotton rich, making them not only more comfortable but easy to wash and quick to dry. Due to the 55% cotton blend, these scrubs get softer with each wash. The cotton fabric is also soil-release, meaning that you won’t have to clean it multiple times before it’s ready to wear - how good!

Looking for a more durable pair of nursing scrubs for men and women? Shop our range of Dickes Every Day (EDS) now!

Cherokee Revolution Scrubs

Offering a modern fit that is not loose and baggy, the Cherokee Revolution scrubs are fashion-forward and made for the modern-day medical professional. The fabric has been made with Certainly Protective Technology, which reduces the growth of odour-causing bacteria and other pathogens. Certainty Fabric is also water-repellant, allowing liquids to roll off the garment and not stain. These revolutionary antimicrobial hospital scrubs keep you safe and looking fresh throughout your shift.

Wanting a more fashion-forward pair of nursing scrubs? Shop the Cherokee Revolution scrubs now!

At Infectious Clothing Company, we’re not only the largest online medical uniform store in Australia, but we’re also health care professionals who understand the need for comfortable workwear. Infectious are better than Figs as we stock the best scrubs brands right here in Australia and our customer service team will resolve any problem quickly.

Infectious are suppliers of the world’s leading medical uniform brands, including Dickies, WonderWink, Biz Care, Cherokee, Medelita, Zoe & Chloe and more! Shop our scrubs collection now.

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5 Essentials to Get You Through Your Shift

At Infectious we care about our people. This is why we have come up with a list of five essentials that are worth having on you to get through every shift! Whether you work in a hospital or dental practice, vet clinic or beauty salon, having these items on-hand will make it easier and more enjoyable to help you focus on the job ahead. 

Insulated Water Bottle

Insulated water bottles are a must, especially if you are on your feet all day. Drinking lots of water throughout the day will keep you hydrated and boost your overall energy - which is especially important when caring for patients and interacting with a team. 

We’ve found one of the easiest ways to get your water intake during your shift is to get a BIG insulated water bottle. It'll keep your water cold for hours on end, and you won’t need to worry about continuously filling up a glass every 30 minutes! 


Comfortable Scrubs

Uncomfortable scrubs equals an uncomfortable shift; it's that simple. The perfect pair of scrubs should feel easy to move in and be comfortable no matter the task you’re completing. 

At Infectious, we are home to world-leading scrub brands such as Dickies, Cherokee and WonderWink. These top-quality brands are made from high-quality fabrics and adhere to the highest standards which makes them comfortable, durable and great value for money.

Lastly, don't be afraid to have some fun with your scrub choices and pick ones that show a bit of your personality or help keep the day bit more fun!

Comfortable Uniforms

Good Shoes

Does back pain and achy feet sound familiar when getting home from your shift? It’s time to upgrade your shoes!

Having a comfortable and practical pair of shoes to wear is essential - no matter your profession. The last thing you want is achy legs after a day of running around and standing for long periods. 

We’ve also found it to be handy to get yourself an extra pair of shoes that you can turn to whenever your favourite pair breaks, need to be washed, or you want to change up the support you're getting.


Snacks

Snacks on shift are a lifesaver! We know having a lunch break might not always happen, so keeping healthy snacks in your pockets is a great way to push aside those hunger cravings.

For those that do have time to take a long break - pre-making your lunches is a great habit to form, so they are ready every day before your shifts and will provide you sustenance.


A Fob Watch 

Ask almost any shift worker, and they'll all agree a fob watch is a must-have. They're an essential item for any healthcare professional. They're practical, functional and reliable - making them a no-brainer. 

If you can't access your phone or aren't allowed a wristwatch, these are the next best alternatives. At Infectious, we stock a variety of watch options to suit your needs and personal style. 

So there you have it. You now have a list of all the essentials we believe will help get you through your shift. Check out our website for a wide variety of comfortable scrubs, or to get yourself a FOB watch!

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Self-care Practices For the Medical Profession

At Infectious we know and understand the lives of healthcare workers. We know that a hectic pace and demanding schedule can often mean self-care goes out the window! 

With this in mind, we wanted to share five practical strategies you can include in your self-care routine. Sometimes self-care is a bubble bath or decadent ice cream, but for the most part, it includes practical day-to-day activities that boost your mood and help you to thrive in the long term.

Infectious Clothing Company - Helping people look and feel great at work with exceptional uniform solutions   1. Exercise Regularly

It's one thing to say regular exercise is great for the mind and body, but it's an entirely different thing to find the time to fit it in. If you're short on time, you could try an at-home workout, 30-min daily walk or living room yoga! Don't know where to start? Youtube is filled with great at-home workouts and yoga classes to follow along with.


Infectious Clothing Company - Helping people look and feel great at work with exceptional uniform solutions   2. Have a Balanced Diet

We understand the life of a medical professional is fast-paced, and that a McDonald's drive-thru has never looked better after an overnight shift! However, what we eat can have the greatest effect on our energy levels. After all, food is fuel for our bodies! 

Try planning a weekly grocery trip to buy fresh food and healthy snacks that you can prep for the week ahead. If your schedule is too unpredictable, setting aside time once a month to cook meals in bulk and freeze for later is another great way to ensure you're eating well. 


Infectious Clothing Company - Helping people look and feel great at work with exceptional uniform solutions   3. Make Time for Holidays

Taking some time off to reset and recharge is a great way to bring about a work-life balance. It doesn't necessarily need to look like a European holiday every three months (although sipping cocktails poolside sounds quite appealing!), think more about mid-week or weekend getaways. 

A great way to ensure you are making the time for a vacation is by booking the next one in the last few days of your current one. By doing this, you are giving yourself something to look forward to whilst locking away another holiday. 

Day trips might also be more achievable, such as a trip to your favourite waterfall or beach. You might like to change things up and hit up a theme-park! Taking time out to do something a little different might be just what you need after a long week.


Infectious Clothing Company - Helping people look and feel great at work with exceptional uniform solutions   4. Participate in Recreational Activities & Hobbies

An excellent form of self-care is giving yourself time and space to enjoy things you love doing. We suggest participating in recreational activities or hobbies. This can help you unwind from work stresses and focus on something that makes you feel good, mentally or physically. 

Activities or hobbies could include hiking, rowing, joining a swimming club, doing woodwork or even gardening. If indoors activities are more your thing, you might like to try a cooking class, learn to sew or take up painting. It's important to find time for the things you enjoy.


Infectious Clothing Company - Helping people look and feel great at work with exceptional uniform solutions   5. Form Good Sleeping Habits

We get it. Working nights can throw a spanner in the works when it comes to forming good sleeping habits! But a lack of sleep or poor sleeping habits is not good for anyone in the long run. 

When you exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet make time for personal activities and holidays, you will notice that your sleep is more restful. This is often because when your stress levels are lowered, your sleep cycle will have fewer external disruptions. 

Keeping good sleep hygiene involves setting a regular bedtime, sticking to a routine and mentally preparing yourself to wind down of an evening (or morning, if you're on the back of a shift!). You might have a cup of tea before bed, read a book or listen to calming music.

Bringing more balance to your daily routine, taking time for yourself and giving your body the food, rest and activity it needs will, in turn, help you in your professional life - allowing you to be focused and ready for another busy day at work. 

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Top Tips For Finding the Perfect Scrub

When working in a fast-paced, high-stress environment, the last thing you want to worry about is your clothing! That’s why scrubs are the most practical solution. We’re sure you will agree, finding the perfect set of scrubs is a gamechanger! 

When it comes to buying your scrubs, we have a few tips to keep in mind to ensure you get the perfect pair of scrubs that ticks all the boxes. 

Quality Matters

One thing you never want to compromise on is quality. The age-old saying of “quality over quantity” rings true in most settings, and it’s no different when purchasing your workwear. The last thing you want is for your stitching to come apart or your scrubs to fade only after a few weeks' wear. 

When looking for your perfect pair of scrubs, choosing ones that are durable and of good quality is a must. The range of scrubs styles and brands available at Infectious are quality tested, to ensure you receive the best products possible. For over 20 years we’ve been souring medical uniforms and workwear for this reason - to provide you with long-lasting uniforms!

 

Brand Matters

We understand that finding the perfect pair of scrubs is hard and once you’ve found that pair, no other brand matters. But did you know you may be missing out on so much more?

At Infectious we stock the world’s leading medical uniform brands such as  Dickies, Cherokee and WonderWink. These brands are at the forefront of scrubs fashion. They conduct extensive product testing so you know they will fit just right! 

If you’re thinking of changing up your uniforms, have a look through our website and compare the different brands available. They differ slightly in terms of shape and price, but they are all high-quality and designed to last. 

Pockets are Your Friend

You can never have enough pockets! During your shift, we know that your pockets will get filled with all sorts of items from alcohol pads, to scissors, to way too many pens for you to count. 

Not having enough pockets can be frustrating. So when buying scrubs, opt for ones that have numerous pocket spaces. 

Some of our favourite scrubs with pockets are the Wonderwink W123 Jogger in Ciel Blue and the Cherokee Revolutions Men’s V Neck in Hunter Green


Colours Count (Sometimes)

Who doesn’t love a colourful scrub? At Infectious, the world is your oyster regarding our colour selections. From pink, purple, khaki green and almost every pattern you can imagine, we have no short of colours. 

Our latest colours and sizes have just landed. Check out our range here

Just make sure when you buy your scrubs, check if there is a colour scheme required first at your workplace. No one wants to be the odd one out in the hallway!


Make Sure They Fit

Having the right size scrubs is a must. You want to ensure they are loose-fitting whilst also being the correct size for your frame. As comfy as they are, you don't want them so baggy that they're constantly getting in the way!  

We always say if you have the option to try them on before buying, definitely do it. Our office is located in Kunda Park, QLD and is open Monday - Friday - you can come in and try on different scrubs for size, to make sure they are the perfect fit.


Buy Enough 

Washing every night of the week is not ideal. After long hours or being run off your feet on a shift, the last thing you want is to come home and do laundry. Make sure you always have a few pairs of scrubs to ensure you’re not stuck doing washing before every shift. Having multiple sets of scrubs means you can rotate through a number of clean scrubs and do a big load at the end of the week. 

Now that we’ve outlined how to find the perfect pair of scrubs - it’s time to get shopping! 
Check out our wide range of scrubs available online. You’re bound to find something that’ll be the right fit for your needs. Shop here.

The Infectious Scrubs Superstore is located at 19/24 Hoopers Road, Kunda Park, QLD 4556. Medical and Corporate Uniform Supplier Sunshine Coast.

Our team are embroidery experts for giving your uniforms that professional touch. All logos are digitised, colour matched and stored on file for future use. Our expert embroidery team will replicate your hospital or clinic logo with precision stitching that will look great and enhance your uniforms and team culture.

How Does the Colour of Your Scrubs Affect Your Patients?  

Did you know that the colour of your clothing has an influence on your own mood? More importantly, did you know that those colours also have an influence on everyone else's mood around you? 

We have spent a long time in the healthcare industry, and it’s always amazing to watch people gravitate toward certain coloured scrubs that suit their style or persona. But something else to consider is that the colour of your uniform will also impact your patients. Colours can sway people's perceptions, judgements and even influence their behaviours. 

So, I bet you're wondering how exactly does the colour of your scrubs have on patients? Well, let's find out!

Purple Scrubs

Even though purple is a common scrubs colour, it can often put out mixed feelings. It can be viewed as childish or immature or as a strong royal colour evoking feelings of empowerment. 

Fortunately, purple is not too hard on the eyes, making this a popular colour choice. Grab your purple scrubs here >> https://bit.ly/35Ekqdy 

Red Scrubs

If you want to communicate strength, passion and attention - red is the scrub colour for you! 

Also considered the colour of love, red tends to make the person wearing it appear fearless. This colour instils a sense of confidence in your patients and has the ability to quickly grab the attention of a whole room. 

Green Scrubs

Out of all the colours, green is one of the best to choose from! It's easy on the eyes and is associated with healing, wisdom, peace and tranquillity. It's also been known to help reduce stress - which we all need! 

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Pink Scrubs

Unlike red's ability to evoke strong emotions, pink communicates feelings of calmness, friendliness, nurture and compassion. Because of this, pink is often a great colour for medical professionals working with children! 

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Yellow Scrubs

As most of us probably know, yellow is viewed as bright and optimistic. The colour is often associated with children due to its cheerful vibes. This positive colour can help minimise feelings of anxiety and nervousness. 

Yellow scrubs would be ideal for those working in pediatrics or dental professions with children. 

White Scrubs

White used to be the predominant colour for scrubs because it represented cleanliness and purity. This has since become an unpopular colour as white scrubs caused headaches, creating eyestrain and visual fatigue. Although used to convey cleanliness, unless cleaned properly, white scrubs can look unkempt. 

Blue Scrubs

Although blue is the most common choice for scrubs, there is a good reason why. This colour helps you appear professional, generous and calm whilst making people feel relaxed, easing anxiety and lowering blood pressure. 

If dark enough, this colour is great for surgeons as it helps hide marks and stains. Check out our range of blue scrubs >> https://bit.ly/3vqm0uh

Well, what's the best colour of scrubs then? Unless your work requires you to wear specific colours, it ultimately comes down to personal preference. Blue and green are usually the safest choices, though pink and purple may suit certain people's preferences - they are certainly bright and fun! 

Shop our wide range of scrubs on our website. 

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Making People Look and Feel Great at Work

Happy New Year

The Infectious Team would like to welcome our fantastic customers to 2022! I am sure that most of you have had some time off with friends and family over the holiday period and for those of you that worked we appreciate the dedication to the job and exceptional work that you do. Just letting you know that our warehouse and embroidery are currently operating at full capacity to full all of your new year new gear requirements. 

100000 Orders

It's only the second week into 2022 and Infectious has already hit a pretty remarkable milestone of receiving 100000 orders since being on the Shopify platform. This is a huge achievement for our team and it all comes down to having loyal and happy customers who come back to us and tell their friends and coworkers that Infectious is the best supplier of scrubs in Australia. Thank you to all our warehouse team, embroidery and sales team for all of your work. Thank you to our amazing suppliers who have helped facilitate the growth of Infectious into Australia's first choice for medical scrubs and nurses uniforms. Infectious is now that home to Dickies, Cherokee, WonderWink, Medelita, Landau, Zoe + Chloe, Carhartt, Heartsoul and more. From customers, to our team and suppliers the success a result of us staying true to our mission of  "making people look and feel great at work."

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Mental Health Tips for Healthcare Workers - Blog - Infectious Clothing

Did you know that 21% of Australian doctors have depression, and 20% suffer from anxiety? 

As we know, managing mental health with a full-time job that requires you to be present and alert to your patients can be extremely tough.

But, coping with stress and learning self-care tips can help healthcare workers immensely. It doesn't need to be difficult to introduce moments of calm and relaxation into your day.

As well as this, it is important to have fun with it! That is why inventions like Fun Friday Scrub Club were created by the clothing company Infectious. 

They make wearing medical scrubs colourful and expressive so you can feel that little bit brighter going to work.

Your wellbeing and happiness should be a top priority, which is why we believe you should invest in your mental health through simple acts of kindness to yourself. It can make a huge difference. 

Read on to find out effective and easy mental health tips that will leave you feeling less stressed and more energised, so you can continue giving your best at work!

Why Mental Health Is Important

We all have responsibilities in life to pay bills, look after our family, and in the case of healthcare workers, provide excellent care to patients. It can be tiring looking after everyone whilst still trying to smile and be thankful. 

It's okay not to feel your best all the time. In fact, we all feel like that sometimes.

So, why is mental health important? And, how can you find time for it?

Without proper self-care time and investing in your mental health, you cannot lead a full and balanced life.

Emotional health is just as important as physical health, as we need a happy brain to function and continue doing the things we love. Taking time for yourself can help you be more productive at work. 

When life gets busy, we all forget to prioritise our mental health. There are a number of reasons why someone may neglect their emotional health.

For instance: 

  • Not enough time
  • Society avoids talking about feelings 
  • No support system
  • Mental healthcare is expensive

No matter the reason, most of us forget to make time for mental health activities because we are simply not taught to do so. Instead, when you enter adulthood, there is pressure to work, raise a family, and provide.

However, times are changing, and after we have all experienced a global pandemic, mental health for healthcare workers has become even more important. 

Mental Health for Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers such as doctors, nurses, veterinarians, dentists, aged care workers, and beauty and laser therapists all need to take time to look after themselves.

With a job focused on helping and providing for someone else, it is vital that you feel your best when working, and when relaxing at home. So, what are some tips for healthcare workers?

Schedule Self-Care Moments at Work

Perhaps the biggest misconception about taking a self-care day is that you need to wait until your day off. Because of social media, we all compare our mental health days to someone else's.

Maybe you see a photo of someone visiting a luxurious wellness spa, but not everyone can live in that world. And, most of us don't. 

Making room for moments of calm and improving your mental health doesn't need to be glamourous or impressive. It just needs to make you feel good! 

The most effective way to improve your self-care is to implement small changes into your daily routine. For example, treating yourself to a nice cup of tea, baking a treat for a snack, or taking a book to read at lunch.

You can also schedule a five-minute mediation if you have the time or even do some quick yoga. It doesn't need to take up your whole break; it just has to provide you with a moment of relief. 

Sometimes, even taking a couple of minutes for yourself can lift your mood and boost your energy. Of course, on your days off you should make lots of time for being in nature and going on long walks.

Anything that takes you away from work and allows you to switch off will help you unwind.

Healthy Eating

Leading a healthy life is not only about taking enough self-care time, it is also about eating healthy and making sure you are getting enough nutrients. 

A great way to ensure that you are eating healthy is to bring your own food to work. We all know how tempting it can be to get a chocolate bar from the vending machine or buy a soft drink to give you more energy.

To avoid these cravings, you should get in the habit of preparing fresh and healthy meals to take with you. That way, you can choose what to put in them and you can keep an eye on your calorie intake. 

To make this easy, you can dedicate a day to preparing your lunches for the week. This will give you enough time to do other activities and also eat healthy during the week. 

Some good ways to store and transport your food is with a zipper bag or a decorative lunchbox. Why not make lunch fun with your own unique lunch bag?

Examples of healthy lunches:

  • Tuna salad
  • Potato salad
  • Soup 
  • Pasta salad 
  • Avocado toast

To make it even better, you could start a group with other healthcare workers.

For instance, you can each bring a different healthy dish or start a chat group to support each other with staying healthy. Here are some great healthy snacks:

  • Nuts and seeds
  • Granola 
  • Greek yoghurt
  • Fruit
  • Roasted chickpeas

Any one of the options are brilliant for busy schedules and will improve the mental health of all healthcare professionals. Especially mental health for doctors, mental health for vets, and mental health for dentists.

It works for everyone!

Stay Hydrated

If you become dehydrated at work, this could cause other problems such as headaches, fatigue, and tight muscles. This is particularly important for healthcare workers who are on their feet all day. 

But, how do you keep hydrated throughout the day?

The best way to get enough water in your body is to drink 10 glasses of water a day. This is a great way to keep track of how much water you are drinking throughout your shift. 

Another way to do this is buying a water bottle with 1-litre marks so you can see exactly how much you are drinking. You should drink between 2-3 litres of water a day.

You could also try setting reminders on your phone, using post-it notes, or telling a friend to remind you every so often. By making sure you have enough water in your system, you will find it easier to relax.

Keep Moving

A simple way to ensure you are getting enough movement at work is to keep walking. You should avoid staying seated for too long and take breaks to get up and walk around.

Also, you can add a walk into your lunch break, or ask a colleague to have walking meetings when you can discuss work topics and also get some exercise. Sounds great, right?

Did you know that having at least 20 minutes of walking a day can increase your health significantly? Well, it can! 

As well as adding movement into your daily routine, it is also essential that you keep exercising outside of work. However, some people avoid exercising because they haven't found something they like.

Not everyone enjoys doing the same exercises. It is worth researching some different activities so you can find the one you like the most. No matter what exercise you pick, it will have amazing mental health effects. 

Why?

Because, exercise can improve self-esteem, lower depression, and make you feel happier. There are so many magical benefits!

Although, after a long day, you might also want to do something restorative.

Yoga is wonderful for this. You can combine a yoga session with a nice bubble bath for even more relaxation.

Plus, it will make sure you get a good night's sleep so you can get through the next workday with ease. 

Take Breaks

It can be easy to get so immersed in work that you forget to take a break. When you start to feel tired, nauseous or stressed, make sure to include a quick break to give yourself some time to centre yourself. 

You can also change the location of your breaks to get a change of scenery. Maybe go and sit by a window? Take a stroll outside? Or, ask a friend to go for a coffee?

This can really help you get some perspective if you feel that the walls are closing in on you. It might also be a good moment to write in a journal or have a healthy snack. 

Avoid Caffeine

Everyone struggles with getting energy in the morning, which is why we all tend to turn to our friend, coffee. It is undeniable that caffeine helps us get through the day and many of us need a cup of it before we start work. 

That being said, caffeine is also known to add to feelings of anxiety if consumed in high quantity. If you drink too much coffee, you may feel stressed and develop a headache. 

The average intake of coffee is 2 cups per day, but ideally, you should avoid caffeine altogether if you are struggling with anxiety. Thankfully, there are plenty of natural alternatives to coffee that can give you the boost you need!

So, what are the natural alternatives? 

  • Matcha tea
  • Green tea
  • Lemon water
  • Golden milk
  • Yerba mate
  • Chai tea
  • Kombucha

These are guaranteed to give you that energy kick that you crave without the negative emotional effects of caffeine. 

Holidays

After working all year, we all deserve a break. Having a holiday to look forward to can really help you get through the workweek and motivate you on the hard days.

We all need something to look forward to, and holidays are the perfect time to take some much-needed self-care time. But, that doesn't mean that you need an expensive trip.

You can plan a lovely holiday at home. For example, a picnic, a long weekend hike, an outdoor cinema, and a camping trip. These are all ideas you can do with a small budget but still give you a well-deserved break.

Fun Friday Scrub Club is also a great chance to break up the repetitiveness of work. Give it a go!

Although all these tips are effective for improving your mental health, sometimes people need more support from a professional.

If you feel like you are suffering from severe mental health issues, then you should seek help. This could mean reaching out to a mental health professional and going to counselling. 

Ignoring your mental health is not the solution if you are experiencing a difficult time or suffering from extreme stress. There is no shame in asking for help and admitting that you are struggling. 

As well as going to counselling, there are also peer support groups for healthcare professionals where you can share and give advice to each other. 

There is no need to suffer in silence; there is always help out there and someone you can turn to in times of need. These tips are ideal for helping you carve small moments for yourself and therefore, improve your wellbeing.

Fun Friday Scrub Club for Everyone

Fun Friday Scrub Club is an amazing opportunity to change up your routine, add some colour to your wardrobe, and increase team morale at healthcare facilities. 

Being a healthcare worker is a challenging as well as rewarding job, but everyone needs some alone time to recharge and relax. That is why practising frequent self-care moments is so vital.

Whether that be wearing printed scrubs, doing yoga, or making a nice lunch for yourself.

it's the little things that matter. And, they add up.

Treat yourself to an Infectious scrub today!

Nurse Tax Deductions in Australia - Blog - Infectious Clothing

Are scrubs tax deductible in Australia?

As a nurse or healthcare professional you can claim the cost of your uniform that is specific to your profession. This includes items that you are required to wear that have your employer's logo permanently affixed (e.g embroidered). A compulsory uniform that identifies you as an employee of the organisation, occupation specific clothing.  

Occupation specific clothing are items that distinctly identify you as a person associated to an occupation. This type of clothing is not every day items and allows the public to easily recognise your occupation. You cannot claim the cost of uniforms that are not specific to your occupation.  

There are a number of uniform items that can be claimed as a tax deduction as they are protective or safety items or clothing. These include: 

  • Non-slip nursing shoes 
  • Safety items such as glasses, gloves, aprons and lab coats 
  • Nursing scrubs

Compulsory work uniforms are eligible for a tax deduction because it is a set of uniform that identifies you as an employee of an organisation. Your employer must made it compulsory to wear the uniform. This type of clothing is unique and has the employer's logos permanently affixed.  

For more information, please review the ATO website here. 

The ATO has also created a handy guide specifically for nurses and midwives, to download it click here. 

Conventional clothing items are not tax deductible, even if your employer requires that you wear specific items.  

Remember you can claim the cost of repairing and cleaning your work-related clothing or uniform. For laundry tax deductions under $150 no written documentation is required. However, if you are claiming dry cleaning or clothing repairs expenses then you will have to keep the receipts.  

For work related tools you can claim a tax deduction for equipment that cost less than $300 each. However, for items worth more than $300 depreciation must be calculated.  

Items to that may be eligible for a tax deduction include: 

  • Fob watches 
  • Medical tools 
  • Electronic equipment such as phones and computers 
  • Stationary items  
  • Nursing Scrubs

Additional expenses may be eligible for a tax deduction, so speak with your accountant to see if these are applicable to your situation. 

  • Registration fees 
  • Agency commission fees 
  • Subscriptions to professional journals or magazines 
  • Conferences and seminar fees 
  • Reference books/cards 
  • Tax agent fees 
  • Union or nursing association fees 
  • Overtime meals 
  • Training and self-education fees 
  • Books and diaries 

Keep track of your expenses and any purchases throughout the financial year. This blog should only be used as a guide and should not replace professional accounting and/or tax advice. Contact your local accountant and ideally find someone who has experience with registered nurses or healthcare professionals.  Buy the best nursing uniforms and scrubs from Infectious.

Best Jogger Scrub Pants To Buy - Blog - Infectious Clothing

There is now a fashion forward scrub pant option available to all healthcare workers. Scrub jogger pants are here to spice up your work uniform. These are perfect for healthcare workers who are looking to adopt a more modern and stylish pant, that is still comfortable and practical. 

We know that having a comfy, practicable pair of scrub work pants it key to performing at your best. We also know that having lots of pockets is the key to happiness!

At Infectious Clothing Company we have a huge selection of jogger scrub pants available for both men and women.  Shop the entire Jogger scrub pant collection here.

WonderWink W123 Joggers

These women's jogger scrubs come with a knitted waistband and tapered legs with an ankle cuff. With seven pockets this functional but stylish pant is a great next purchase. This jogger is available in a huge range of colours and in petite sizing too. Buy these amazing jogger nursing scrubs today.

 

WonderWink Pro Joggers

These women's jogger scrub pants include a soft elastic waistband and eight pockets to carry all of your work essentials.

 

 

 

WonderWink Renew Joggers Womens & Mens

This eco-friendly jogger scrub pant is made from recycled polyester and each item recycles five plastic bottles making this item better for the planet. With invisible zip pocket and a unique range of colours this is a great jogger pant option available in both mens and women's sizing. Nursing scrubs never looked and felt this good. WonderWink Renew are some of the best jogger scrub pants for men around.

 

Cherokee Infinity Joggers

Check out these fashionable jogger scrub pants. These mid-rise women's scrub pants are both stylish and comfortable. With five pockets and three zip pockets, these stretchy pants are the perfect addition for healthcare professionals. The Cherokee Infinity jogger scrub pants are available in both mens fit and women's. Try Infinity jogger scrub pants today.

 Cherokee Infinity Women's Jogger Scrub Pants supplied by Infectious

Dickies EDS Essentials Joggers

This mid-rise jogger scrubs from Dickies EDS Essentials collection has a rib-knit covered elastic waistband with self-drawstring for an amazingly comfortable fit. Six pockets including two front patch pockets, two cargo pockets and two back patch pockets so you can carry all of your work essentials safely and securely while working. Try Dickies every day essentials nursing scrub joggers today.

 

 

Dickies Balance Joggers

With a more contemporary fit these Dickies mid rise jogger scrub pants feature an enclosed elastic waistband and interior drawstring. With five pockets the storage options are endless.  The Balance collection jogger scrub pants for women have a slim fit leg design and are tapered to the ankle for extra shape. Your legs will look so good in stylish and fashionable jogger scrubs pants. Add some style to your medical wardrobe. Try stylish Dickies Balance jogger scrub pants for nurses.

 

At Infectious Clothing Company we are Australia’s largest online scrub store and we stock the world’s leading workwear uniform brands including Dickies, WonderWink, Biz Care, Cherokee, Medelita, Landau and more! 

Infectious Clothing Company has been the industry leader providing patterned and colourful scrub tops to healthcare workers for 20 years now.  

Infectious Clothing Company offers: 

  • 5-star customer service 
  • Free returns and exchanges 
  • Free shipping on orders over $195 
  • Buy now, pay later with Afterpay and Zip Pay 
  • Scrub Club Loyalty Programme 
  • Full size ranges from XS-5XL
  • Scrub pants are available in tall leg length as well as petite or short leg lengths.

Infectious Clothing believes in excellent customer service which is why customers love us and keep coming back time and time again. It's easy to get in touch with the Infectious customer service team and you have options of phone, email, contact forms, live chat, social messages 24 hours a day.

If you need more information or have questions all you have to do is ask and our friendly experts will give you the answers that you need. Our customer service is Infectious! 

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Sustainable, Eco-friendly Medical Scrubs - Blog - Infectious Clothing

Ethically Sourced Medical Scrubs Australia

WonderWink has launched a new line of eco-friendly, sustainable scrubs. Introducing RENEW which is here to give you an ethical scrub option.

Each garment recycles five water bottles and have been wear tested for quality and durability. The fabric is made from recycled polyester/spandex fabric that is made from recycled water bottles. The new range features modern styling with athletic touches that gives your uniform a casual athleisure feel.  

The hidden pockets and smart function design features are included to make the RENEW line a must-have. The collection includes a V neck scrub top, mock wrap scrubs top, women’s high waisted scrub pant with mesh back and tummy control and women’s jogger scrub pants. The top includes a unique EZ fit design will allows the top to be removed with minimal contact to the wearers head. This is included in both the men's and women's fashion designs.  

The Women's V-neck scrub top includes: 

  • Flattering curved V-Neck with hidden zipper opening at the shoulder for easy, minimal contact removal 
  • Shoulder badge loop 
  • Two curved front side pockets, two back pockets 
  • Shape enhancing curved princess seams 
  • Curved hem 

The RENEW packaging is biodegradable and will return to nature in six months. The hang tags are also printed on environmentally-friendly, socially responsible and FSC certified paper. The entire collection has been carefully designed and is conscious of every environmental impact.  

 

A new range of exciting colours have been launched with the RENEW ethically sourced scrubs collection, these include: 

  • Bay Blue (pictured below)
  • Clay 
  • Grey Heather (pictured above)
  • Olive 
  • Royal  
  • Wine 
  • Pewter 
  • Navy 
  • Ceil Blue 
  • Black 

 

You can make a difference and one way of doing this is by choosing the most ethically and sustainable option for your workwear.  To view the RENEW collection click here.

Infectious Clothing Company offers:
- The largest range of Christmas scrub tops
- 5 star customer service
- Free returns and exchanges
- Free shipping on orders over $195
- Buy now, pay later with Afterpay and Zip Pay
- Scrub Club Loyalty Programme
- Group discount for 10 xmas scrub tops purchased at the same time (email groups@infectious.com.au for more details)

Infectious Clothing believes in excellent customer service which is why customers love us. It's easy to get in touch with the Infectious customer service team and you have options of phone, email, contact forms, live chat, social messages 24 hours a day. If you need more information or have questions all you have to do is ask and our friendly experts will give you the answers that you need. Our customer service is Infectious!

Scrub Uniforms for Hospitals in Australia - Blog - Infectious Clothing

At Infectious Clothing Company we have Australia’s largest collection of fun, festive and holiday scrub tops for sale. We have nursing a scrub top for every occasion whether it's Christmas, Halloween, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Spring, Easter or just for fun!  

Printed Scrub Tops 

Bring a smile to your colleagues and patients faces with a fun printed scrub top. With so many different designs and styles available the options are endless. Why not place a group order and get your entire ward to dress up in the same scrub top. We know that colourful, patterned scrub tops bring joy to everyone who wears them. This is why we started Fun Friday Scrub Club, a mental health initiative that encourages checking in with your work friends and asking how they really are. 

To check out our full range of women's printed scrubs top click here 

For mens printed scrubs tops click here 

Halloween Scrub Tops 

Our spooky Halloween themed scrub tops are the perfect addition to your scrub top collection. With a classic Halloween design featuring ghosts, cob webs and pumpkins. These Zoe and Chloe scrub tops feature two large pockets, curved V-neck and side vents. They are made from 100% cotton and will keep you cool when celebrating Halloween in Australia.  

Christmas Scrub Tops 

We have so many different designs available in our Christmas collection. You can choose between a Nordic style design called Christmas Critters, our exclusive Australian design called Warmest Wishes, sparkly penguins called Joyful Penguins and many more...  . Shop the best Christmas scrubs for Men, this year we have two styles of Christmas patterns for men. One is called surfing Santa and is on a royal blue scrub top, the second pattern is called midnight gifts and features colourful wrapped presents on a dark navy background. Infectious is your place for Men's and Women's Christmas scrubs this year! Buy for yourself or as a gift for your favourite healthcare worker. 😀

For Christmas patterned scrub tops click here 

Christmas Nurses Socks

Christmas Nurses Socks by Cherokee Uniforms - Cherokee is supplied in Australia by Infectious Clothing Company

We offer a 10% group discount on all orders of 10 scrub tops or more. To arrange this discount please email groups@infectious.com.au with your order and your discount will be applied. 

Our Xmas printed scrub tops size range start from XS to 3XL so there is a patterned scrub top for everyone including plus size scrubs. Xmas scrub tops are the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit and to put a smile on your patients faces.  

Infectious Clothing Company has been the industry leader providing patterned and colourful scrub tops to healthcare workers for 20 years now.  

Infectious Clothing Company offers: 

  • The largest range of Christmas scrub tops 
  • 5-star customer service 
  • Free returns and exchanges 
  • Free shipping on orders over $195 
  • Buy now, pay later with Afterpay and Zip Pay 
  • Scrub Club Loyalty Programme 

Infectious Clothing believes in excellent customer service which is why customers love us. It's easy to get in touch with the Infectious customer service team and you have options of phone, email, contact forms, live chat, social messages 24 hours a day. If you need more information or have questions all you have to do is ask and our friendly experts will give you the answers that you need. Our customer service is Infectious! 

Infectious has you covered for seasonal and holiday printed scrubs. Shop  Australia's largest selection of top quality Halloween scrubs, Christmas scrubs and scrub tops with summer patterns and fashion designs. Buy the best nursing scrubs from Infectious - leading brands such as Dickies, Cherokee, Medelita and WonderWink.

Buy scrubs with Afterpay, buy scrubs with Zip Pay. Buy scrubs with PayPal. Buy plus size Christmas scrubs. Buy the best Christmas scrubs for Men. Infectious is your supplier of the best funky scrubs Australia.