Earlier this week we blogged about One2Four - The Way To Safe Patient Care. NSW hospitals currently have NO MANDATORY NURSE STAFFING LEVELS. That’s BAD for nurses, and WORSE for patients. For safe patient care, NSW hospitals need a mandatory ratio...
We'd love to have your attention on a matter which we think is extremely important. In Victoria, hospitals have official ratios of one nurse to every four patients. However in NSW, hospitals have NO MANDATORY NURSE STAFFING LEVELS at all. ...
Today we are continuing our investigation into Workplace Injury and Workers Compensation. The most common piece of advice we have from nurses who have personal experience with this is to always seek legal advice. Even if your case is in...
No action, no change. Limited action, limited change. Lots of action - Change occurs. - Catherine Pulsifer - It all starts with one small step. What are you planning on doing to help win the ratios campaign? Everyone has to get active if...
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...
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