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',...
A study of Australia's public service (APS) has found the sector is roughly the same size as it was 20 years ago. The report by the Centre of Policy Development by James Whelan looks at employment trends, community attitudes and...
A fifth hospital President Private Hospital at Kirrawee - starts voting this Friday. NSW Nurses Association (NSWNA) members at a major Sydney private hospital operator - Macquarie Hospital Services - have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action to improve their...
For a teenager with chronic intellectual and physical disabilities, quality of life hinges on the presence of familiar friendly faces attuned to your unique needs. When you are also stricken by severe illnesses, your chances of happiness multiply if...
From Kassie Packwood – NSWNA Branch secretary for Grafton: We have recently been involved in supporting the suddenly displaced Correctional facility workers, including the Justice Health nurses, as the O'Farrell Government shut our gaol down last Monday. We manned picket...
NSW Labor's planned 'NSW Pride Health and Community Centre' is a welcome boost to LGBTIQ health in the state.
Are you being paid for the hours you have worked? Are you receiving all your entitlements? Many nurses have questions about their payslips so The Lamp has provided a practical guide to help you. When you receive your payslip, do...
So it looks as if the health system is going to get yet another shake down! Are you wondering what it means for all us frontline health workers? From my 35 years experience working in the health system I can...
Shortly Nurse Uncut will be doing a series on Workplace Compensation and Workplace Injuries. We will discuss nurse's rights, their experiences, what they are covered for, and how much they know about workplace compensation. We will also be getting some advice...
Rita Martin of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association is in Paris and attended the Climate and Health summit, held alongside the ongoing UN climate talks. Here's a brief report Rita sent on Saturday - and some photos. Nurse Uncut will...