It's important we openly discuss some of the less attractive issues facing nurses and midwives and unfortunately bullying is one issue that continues to plague our professions. James* has been a nurse for a few years now and although...
Australia is in the bottom third of OECD countries when it comes to working long hours, with 13% of us clocking up 50 hours or more a week in paid work. These long hours are bad for our health. A...
This article from an American blog, RealCareGivers, highlights many issues male nurses and midwives experience around the world. Do these challenges sound familiar to you?   When many people think of a nurse, they picture a woman. That might have...
As you know, age is no barrier to being a great nurse or midwife and there are a lot of very hard-working nurses and midwives who join the profession after many years in different careers. Many work into their 80s and even...
Hot on Health is hot online. Its creator and star, primary health nurse Robbie Bedbrook, explains why he created it. The biggest lesson I have learned as a nurse, and as a person, is that there is no healthcare without...
Last year Patricia asked Nurse Uncut readers whether she should start nursing studies at age 49. Now Paul, who is 10 years older, has the same question. Do those 10 years make a difference? Does he have enough time...
International Women's Day inspired Nurse Uncut to think about the huge influence mothers can have on their children. How many of you have a mother who is a nurse or midwife who influenced you to take up this profession? There...
Registered Nurse Nawal Khatiwada, a child refugee from Bhutan, tells his story of hope and resilience. June 2016: I'm a registered nurse at Nepean Hospital in Sydney's west. I'm also an artist and former refugee from Bhutan to Nepal. ...
A young male nurse lifted the lid on sexism and ageism in the workplace during an emotional and inspiring address to delegates at the Queensland Nurses Union’s (QNU) annual conference in Brisbane in July. A recent graduate, 24-year-old registered nurse...
Zecca Renno RN, originally from Brazil, entered his portrait of work colleague Dr Jason Wenderoth in this year's Archibald Prize. Competition is stiff - there were 830 entries into this year's Archibald at the Art Gallery of NSW. Zecco wasn't...