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You learn a lot in nursing school, and even more once you start practicing. You learn how to become a patient advocate, a lifesaver, and develop a kick-ass sense of humour! But did you know that it can also...
We're paying tribute to the nurses and midwives in NSW who have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List. For their dedication to helping others and being outstanding role models for the entire nursing profession, these nurses...
Aged Care AIN Sue shares her experience of working in Aged Care, and why she's fighting so hard for a better deal for our elderly.  In one way or another I have been involved with the elderly most of my...
Nurses and midwives can have many work-related expenses that are claimable at tax time. Last year, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) designed a poster that specifically addresses common work-related expenses for nurses, midwives and carers and Etax Accountants have...
It’s normal to feel stressed at work from time to time. But for some people, the stress becomes all-consuming, leading to exhaustion, cynicism and hatred towards your job. This is known as burnout. Burnout used to be classified as a...
Nursing and midwifery are both very physically and emotionally demanding. Being a caregiver and connecting with the most sick and vulnerable on a daily basis can be taxing work, particularly when the demands upon us are excessive. It’s why we...
Every day in nursing is different, which is why it’s so incredibly important to know how to bounce right back. Here are our top 5 tips on how to deal with shifts that can get the better of you. ...
Dear both Enrolled and Registered nurses, I would love to receive feedback from nurses who started their profession at midlife and beyond. I'm an almost of 49 year old woman from Melbourne who has had unemployment issues on and off most of...
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...
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...