Geoffrey Stacy writes: My wife Marji Stacy is now 84 and was in hospital recently when she engaged some of the student nurses in conversation about the nursing profession for which they were preparing themselves to enter. They seemed to...
For many newly qualified registered nurses, entering the health care workforce for the first time as a ‘new grad’ is probably one of the most challenging times they will ever know in their careers. There will no doubt be...
Life never quite takes the trajectory that we expect it to. Nurse Rachel shares her story about going from budding film-maker to newly qualified Registered Nurse in Outback Australia. According to my 16-year-old self, I am supposed to be a...
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...
Want to get a sneak peek into the questions you’ll likely to get in your interviews? Here are the 3 types of questions we reckon you should be prepared to answer! Skills and knowledge-based questions Potentially the most straight-forward of...
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...
New grad registered nurse Alexa struggled to stay afloat when she landed in a toxic environment on her first ward. But she did not break. Today on Nurse Uncut she tells the story of that ward, the stress, tension...
This is the first of a three-part series on becoming a Registered Nurse in Australia. We’d love your comments and feedback so please share your experiences below. If you have a question about your own registration, please contact the Nursing...
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...
Nurse Uncut has carried many articles about new grad unemployment (see our list of links at the end of today's post). There's no doubt conditions are especially tough at the moment (possibly tougher in states other than NSW). Today,...
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