The Best Bags and Pouches for Nurses

Whether on the emergency ward or out in the community, nurses always need the right tools to carry out their vitally important jobs. This is especially true for those nurses working in high pressure environments where the right equipment has to be readily available and within easy reach. That is why we want to talk about the importance of nurses bags and pouches in the healthcare industry. 

Here at MedShop, we understand the need for the right tools and that is why we stock some of the best bags and pouches especially designed for nurses. Our collection includes spacious and robust bags, whether for professionals who need all their equipment with them as they move between patients’ homes, or handy pouches that give busy nurses in hospitals easy access to the essentials. In order to help you understand the options, we’ve put together a selection of the best nurses bags and pouches on our site for you to discover.

Pick-Pocket Utility Bag

This stylish and versatile bag is ideal for community nurses on the move. The compact size doesn’t sacrifice any functionality with four large zipped sections and twelve individual inner pockets allowing you to keep all your equipment stored in an organised and safe manner.

Made from a durable, lightweight luggage fabric, it comes in a stylish taupe colour with black trim. To top it off, it also has adjustable shoulder straps and comfortable carry handles to make this one of the best nurses bags on the market.

Australia’s Best Nursing Pouch

As the name suggests, this really is the best pouch in the business—and we’re proud to say it. The Medshop Nurses Pouch has it all style, thoughtful design and excellent quality. Made from high-grade materials it carries all your essentials securely as you rush from one call to the next. The fit is snug, ensuring it doesn’t get in the way of your work. What’s more, it comes in seven brilliant colours; from burnt orange to fluorescent green. Alternatively, for those seeking something more subtle, there are eight styles in black that offer different coloured stitching. 

Nursing MU Bags

This incredibly functional and modern belt bag was originally designed by a Victorian nurse with her fellow nurses in mind. The design remains true to the original, although the materials used have come a long way since then. The MU Bag is now made from a comfortable and tough neoprene, also used in wetsuits. It is both functional and stylish with numerous pockets, one of which is sealed for extra security. There is a range of sizes to choose from and it is readily adjustable for extra comfort. Everything about the design ensures that nurses can carry out their vital work safely and efficiently—making this one of the best nurses belt bags out there.

Elite Bag’s Community Nursing Bag

Designed to meet the needs of professionals working in the community, this lightweight and highly functional bag is perfect for nurses on the go. The Community Nursing Bag provides ample space for all your essential equipment with various individual compartments and inner pockets with removable velcro tabs. It also includes an isothermal ampoule holder for 19 ampoules, ensuring you have plenty of stock on the road. There are even cleverly thought out back pockets that allow the bag to be used with a trolley for simpler transportation. Available in two stylish colours, this really is a top work bag for community nurses.

KEEN’S Nurse Organiser 

This small and highly useful nurses pouch from Elite Bag is designed to be carried in the pocket of your nursing scrubs. There are multiple compartments including one in mesh as well as elastic straps for securing additional equipment such as roles of adhesive, scissors, or pens. This versatile piece can also be used to keep nurses’ stations organised, making it a great accessory for the workplace. It comes in five different styles including one playful pattern for nurses working on paediatric wards.


The durable construction and compact design of the Pick-Pocket make it one of the best pouches available to nurses working in the healthcare industry. It is a highly functional piece serving nurses across various disciplines. The inbuilt pockets allow for everyday essentials to be easily and securely carried without getting in the way of your work. No need to go looking for a pair of scissors or extra disposable gloves, there’s plenty of space for it all. The washable material ensures the Pick-Pocket complies to infection control standards and the adjustable belt system fits all waist sizes.  

Medibag Medical Utility Bag

Popular with both doctors and nurses, the Medibag is the ultimate medical utility bag. Made from durable, water resistant fabric with strong zips and secure seams, the Medibag represents exceptional quality and value for money making it a best in class bag. The internal dividers and pockets allow you to keep all your essential equipment well organised and securely stored. There is also space for a tablet or laptop computer and it comes in a very stylish metallic blue.

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