The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) says the federal government need to provide more incentives for nurses and midwives who move to regional, remote, and rural locations. Doctors receive up to $120,000 to move and as much as $47,000 each year to...
The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has had a massive increase in membership, with almost 25,000 new members joining the union in the last year - a large amount from private sector aged care. “Our new members include nurses, midwives and...
Today we're continuing our series into Workplace Injury and Workers Compensation and we must say we are starting to experience some of the frustrations injured nurses must face when dealing with compensation and insurance agencies. There are seven Scheme Agents contracted by...
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...
We all need to get active to win our mandated nurse-to-patient ratios campaign. During September, the New South Wales Nurses Association (NSWNA) is campaigning for ‘nurse staffing ratios and skill mix’. They are encouraging members to reach out to the...
Recent reports suggest patients have been infected with HIV after having had an endoscopy as a common denominator combined with the use of unhygienic instruments, I find the fact that patients have been exposed to such a great health risk like HIV or...
We claim to advocate health, yet so many still smoke like chimneys, eat garbage, don't eat healthy fresh fruit & veges, and have no idea as to the value of nutritional supplements. Many look 'unhealthy'... so how can this image bestow faith (as healers) on those we care for at work?
I have always enjoyed the celebrations of International Nurses Day whatever it is that the hospital does. This year I was on night shift and we were all given coffee vouchers for the local coffee shop as well as a...
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...
Anzac Day is a day that I will always respect as an important day for Australia. My paternal grandfather served in World War 2 and growing up as a child I remember being fascinated with his war medals and hearing...