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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...
Heather Pierce, a Registered Midwife and physiotherapist , is currently doing research to investigate pelvic floor health in the nursing and midwifery workforce, where this important health issue has been largely overlooked. Heather outlines her area of research. I recently...
Zecca Renno RN, originally from Brazil, entered his portrait of work colleague Dr Jason Wenderoth in this year's Archibald Prize. Competition is stiff - there were 830 entries into this year's Archibald at the Art Gallery of NSW. Zecco wasn't...
If you haven't heard of CDC - or consumer directed care - you soon will. It's a growing trend, especially in aged and community care. We explore its relevance for nurses and the challenges it throws up for us....
Superannuation should be important to all of us, even to us 'young ones', as Daphne Burn found out when her mother was forced to retire due to injury. What does one do when they can't be a nurse any more? This is exactly...
We've all heard about - and probably experienced - the rapid rise in type 2 diabetes. Annette Parkes-Considine, a Credentialled Diabetes Educator and RN for Diabetes NSW, explores the implications for nurses. Annette: I wrote this article in the hope it will...
Nurse Tom took to the streets of Sydney to ask people how they felt about the $57 million hole in health funding, the GP rebate freeze and cuts to pathology and screening services. Sure, it's been a long eight weeks...
Welcome to the wonderful new-look Nurse Uncut! We started way back in 2010 and thought the time had come for a refresh. We're keeping all the best aspects of the blog - your personal stories and explorations of difficult subjects,...
Nurse Uncut is on the cusp of change! We're undergoing an exciting redesign and will soon be bringing you new writers...  We also want to keep bringing you the stories that matter - that make you laugh, cry or get angry on behalf of...

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