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This is a guest post by Peter Kwong RN. Peter was recently an intern with NSWNMA in the Union Summer program. He was going to write for Nurse Uncut about his experience as a union intern but the bigger...
A new report from The Centre for Independent Studies has revealed what many nurses already know; there is not enough access to palliative care. As many as 130,000 people could have received palliative care last year but only around 11%...
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...
Over 775 FTE nurse positions have been lost in Queensland in the past year, plus 3540 positions in Queensland Health. Beth Mohle, secretary of the Queensland Nurses' Union, spoke to Noel Hester of The Lamp in March about the...
Remana is a registered nurse working in a regional hospital. We asked her what improvements she'd like to see to help hospitals operate better. Further down, she shares what she thinks we're getting right. Coming from a rural hospital, we'd like...
Nurse Tom took to the streets of Sydney to ask people how they felt about the $57 million hole in health funding, the GP rebate freeze and cuts to pathology and screening services. Sure, it's been a long eight weeks...
In March this year, Julia wrote about her experience living and having kids under the privatised US health system - it was a very 'rude awakening'. Now Julia is back in Sydney and finds that we too are being rushed...
In Australia today, economic language isn’t used to help, inform or educate but to silence us, argues Richard Denniss, chief economist for the Australia Institute. In fact, we're hearing a lot of econobabble. This is a talk Richard gave at Professional Day...
Stephen Duckett from the Grattan Institute assesses the Turnbull/Morrison government's record on health, and it's not looking good.  The Turnbull/Morrison government has a mixed record, at best, on health. The 2019 budget cash splash includes more promises on health but these...
At a time of great strain on public health services and increasing out-of-pocket costs for patients, it is becoming clear that corporate tax avoidance is a health hazard, according to Brett Holmes, General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and...
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