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With a number of public holidays in April, nurses and midwives asked us to clarify what they're entitled to. David from the Member Industrial Services Team at the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has kindly collated this information to...
People who work in healthcare are the most susceptible to workplace burnout. Whether you're a nurse, carer, or midwife, working in hospitals or aged care, you face the same things. Long shifts, taking care of patient after patient, dealing...
Flustered at work? Finding you have no energy at the end of a shift? There are a few things you can do to help you relax and reduce burn out. 1 - Breathe Short-staffed and too many patients to see? Just...
An e-module to help nurses and midwives develop their skills in communicating risks and benefits with their patients has been made freely available from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare. The module, Helping Patients Make Informed Decisions:...
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...
Following the success of love and Australia voting Yes to marriage equality, we take a moment to reflect on some of the impacts of the campaign and how we all felt. Kath is a nurse who tells her story...
We know that most nurses and midwives will work night shifts at some stage in their careers. Here's our best tips for helping you get to sleep during the day Avoid light before going to bed Light tells your body that...
The constant justification of low pay used by aged care providers needs to be scrutinised. Providers are attempting to shift the ownership of low wage increases to the federal government, stating “aged care funding cuts” as the reason why...