This is a guest post by Ali about her recency of practice dilemma. At the bottom of this post, you will find links to previous Nurse Uncut posts on this issue, plus links to information about refresher courses, scholarships...
Liesl is a nurse and a mother of young kids who finds rostering a vexed issue - she can feel scared to speak out to ask for a suitable roster. How do we keep work-life balance at these times...
Julie writes: As a student EEN about to graduate in two weeks, I wish I’d looked into employment options prior to enrolling. According to our teachers there are plenty of jobs. I would say that jobs are scarce even...
Bullying is always a hot topic of conversation on Nurse Uncut and continues to be a problem for many nurses and midwives. It really is concerning that so many people continue to be affected by this disappointing behaviour of...
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has joined the chorus of criticism over the hefty pay increases handed out to federal politicians from last weekend - the very same weekend thousands of workers across three different sectors had...
With a number of public holidays in April, nurses and midwives asked us to clarify what they're entitled to. David from the Member Industrial Services Team at the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has kindly collated this information to...
If you're looking for a professional reference on health law, Nursing and the Law by Patricia Staunton and Mary Chiarella is considered one of the best of its kind. It is published by Elsevier and available both in Australia...
Melinda Davis works in a Sydney hospital and is alarmed by the plastic bottle wastage she witnesses every day. Melinda (right] writes: I work in a large tertiary metropolitan hospital. About four years ago, overnight we went from a jug and...
This article on research into 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 association of registered nurses in the USA. This...
A new study in the US in March found that male nurses earn more than female nurses. How can this be? Don't all nurses get paid according to their award and longevity in the job? Rae Sheo investigates. Nurses get...