Lorraine is 56 and just finished her new grad rotations as a registered nurse. Being an 'old new' nurse sometimes has its downside but she absolutely loves nursing. I started my nursing degree in 2010 at the ripe old age...
What would you tell a brand new member of our profession? Sonya M. Schwartzbach wrote a 'letter to the baby nurses' on Huffington Post, which the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association shared on their Facebook page, asking...
This is part 2 of Jennifer Tuckwell's thoughts on the current state of nurse education. Part 1 was published on Tuesday. Whatever the vision was for the current model of education, it is now evident that its current format is...
Liliana, of Sydney's inner west, was finishing her nursing degree when her GP noticed a lump in her right breast. Next week Nurse Uncut will have another post about a nursing student with cancer. Here's Liliana's story. “I took the...
We asked some students why they think you should register to vote on the upcoming marriage equality survey. This is what they had to say: More young people support marriage equality than ever, and they should have their...
Sydney University is looking for nurse alumni who would be willing to be mentors for newly graduated students as they make the transition from classroom to the workplace. Even though graduating nursing students have had 900 hours clinical experience, making...
Stumped for what to wear to your new grad interview? You don’t need to buy a whole new wardrobe – Nurse Uncut has you covered! Here are our top tips for looking spiffy come your interview. Dress smart Smart casual...
Are you a new graduate who worked as an AiN during your studies? Registered nurse Maricris Algoso, a PhD candidate at the University of Western Sydney, is conducting a study on the significance of undergraduate AIN employment in the aged...
Are you ready for your New Grad Interview? Whether you’re interviewing for the public system or a private health provider, here is Nurse Uncut’s top tips. Arrive with plenty of time before your interview Punctuality is key for any job...
Stevie's new grad enrolled nurse diary continues. You know what sucks? Being new, again. I have recently moved from one ward to another as part of the graduate program I am on and quite frankly, it sucks. I don't like change....