It's that time of year. New grads are soon to take up their positions - but what if you're a graduate nurse and you haven't yet managed to get into a new grad program or any other job? Mental...
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is seeking accurate information about how many newly graduated nurses and midwives have secured jobs in the professions. The ANMF is asking new grads to sign up to their grads group - simply fill in...
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...
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....
An unusual new grad reflects on her year in an unusual hospital.  I am a 50+ year old and have just completed my  New Grad year at Alice Springs Hospital. It has been so much more than I could ever...
Stevie, who recently graduated as an Enrolled Nurse, begins her new grad diary for Nurse Uncut. “Hello, my name is Stevie and I’m the student enrolled nurse working with you today; is that alright with you?” That has been my standard...
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,...
The issue of new grad nurse unemployment has been getting some media airtime, with unions calling for the Abbott Government not to relax the laws that regulate the use of 457 visas in Australia. The Federal Government has appointed...
Back in October last year, we reported on AHPRA's decision to phase out concurrent registration as an Enrolled Nurse and Registered Nurse. APHRA had set a deadline of May 31, 2014, by which time those with both registrations had...
The Federal Government has appointed an expert panel to review current regulations on Australian employers accessing skilled labour from offshore, including nurses and midwives. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation will be making a submission to the panel, focusing in particular on...