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Sarahjane Bradford is an Emergency nurse in southwest Sydney. She grew up in foster care and knows what it means to experience childhood trauma. Last year she volunteered in Kenya and is heading back soon. She is seeking donations...
Yesterday new grad Alexa described her path to studying nursing, her elation at getting a new grad position but then the shock, stress and depression when she landed in a toxic ward environment. Read part one of Alexa's story....
New grad registered nurse Alexa struggled to stay afloat when she landed in a toxic environment on her first ward. But she did not break. Today on Nurse Uncut she tells the story of that ward, the stress, tension...
Helping a young Vietnamese woman with stage-four pressure sores was confronting for nurse volunteer Susan Elliott, but she says it has opened her heart and changed her future path. The photos in this post might be confronting for readers...
What advice do you wish you'd been given as a new nurse? What advice would you give to yourself if you could go back in time? There are plenty of tip lists on the Internet for new nurses but most...
International Women's Day inspired Nurse Uncut to think about the huge influence mothers can have on their children. How many of you have a mother who is a nurse or midwife who influenced you to take up this profession? There...
Australian nurse Kiera Sargeant arrived in southern Nigeria just one month after Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened its clinic for sexual violence care. As Medical Team Leader she watched the project grow within the first year from receiving not...
Registered Nurse Nawal Khatiwada, a child refugee from Bhutan, tells his story of hope and resilience. June 2016: I'm a registered nurse at Nepean Hospital in Sydney's west. I'm also an artist and former refugee from Bhutan to Nepal. ...
This nurse really needed to get something off her chest. Do you share her frustrations? I worked my first shift as a ward registered nurse yesterday on a busy surgical ward in a public hospital. When I finished my degree I decided...
There are some great posts buried in the Nurse Uncut archives - so over the coming months we've decided to share them with you again. Here's one from January 2010 about 'my first day as a nurse'. This nurse found...

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