Christine Earlam writes: Today is the 40th anniversary of the Granville Train Disaster  and those of us affected will receive an apology of sorts from the NSW Minister for Transport. Although I am not working at the moment, most of...
Is it time for the nursing and midwifery professions to reflect on our historical involvement in the subjugation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and consider whether we owe a statement of regret for our failures as part of...
Ensuring safe nurse-to-resident ratios in Aged Care will make a huge difference to the lives of many nurses, residents and their families. Tell us your aged care story here. To whom it may concern, My name is Belinda, I am a single...
Clinical Midwifery Educator Sharyn Corboy spent 12 months as a Midwifery Mentor in the Solomon Islands for the AVID program, funded by the Australian Government. The maternal mortality rate in the Solomons is 130 per 100,000 births (in Australia it is six),...
Ruth Hemingway-Frior tells a story about one Christmas Day at work.  She stands in the shower long after the water has stopped running. Her dripping wet hair is shrouded in a towel. Her hands are cupped around her face as she is...
Victorian nurse and mother of four Phoebe Brick writes about the value of Paid Parental Leave. The Senate can make the decision to save the current PPL but they need to hear from you by this Friday Dec 16. Email...
It's been a big year for the Nurse Uncut blog - in June we had a brilliant redesign which gave us a fresh new look. And this year we have a brilliant Christmas giveaway to match. To thank you...
Sally has been out of nursing for around six years because of family commitments. Like many other nurses who take time off work to look after young children, she's discovered that she does not satisfy the “recency of practice”...