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Attention all enrolled nurses, registered nurses and registered midwives who are due to renew their registration, AHPRA is encouraging you to renew your registration online and in time. Nurses and midwives can check their registration expiry date on the National...
The search is on to find 1400 nurses and midwives to fill the new ratio positions, yet AHPRA is placing unnecessary obstacles in the way of nurses wishing to return to the profession. We have a chronic shortage of nurses,...
Eighty year old Glennis, a retired registered nurse and nursing home resident, has written to her MP, to the NSW Health Minister and the Premier, about keeping RNs in aged care 24/7. A Bill to protect the position of...
Sally, a registered nurse who works in a Sydney tertiary hospital, is one of the faces of a beautiful new campaign for marriage equality in Australia. You can watch the ad, which features a surgeon, firefighter, member of the...
Waking aged care residents in order to get them showered before the end of the night shift is a vexed issue which continues to attract attention here on Nurse Uncut, since we posted about it in April 2011. Some of...
April Abbott writes: I wrote this to highlight the difficulties I face as a mother of two young children returning to work. I'm shocked at the inflexibility of our system and the overt attempts to push mothers out of...
In an extraordinary appearance at the Royal College of Nursing Congress in Liverpool (England), 24 year old student nurse Molly Case, who is a performance poet, young adult novelist and blogger, spoke her beautiful and passionate poem 'Nursing the Nation',...
This article by Gerard Brogan RN on the international history of campaigns for nurse-to-patient ratios was first printed in the November 2012 issue of National Nurse magazine, which is published by National Nurses United, the largest union and professional...
Working as a registered nurse in aged care led Lauren Todorovic to set up her business, the Aged Care Report Card, a TripAdvisor-style website where people can write reviews of aged care facilities. As well as families, Lauren invites...
There’s no doubt Australia is an incredible country in many ways and there’s nothing quite like celebrating this fact with your family, friends or co-workers on Australia day. It’s even more important we don’t ignore the worst parts of...

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