Nurses are reaching out to help bring home an Australian nurse after a motorcycle accident in Thailand left her seriously injured and struggling to pay thousands of dollars in medical bills. A crowdfunding campaign has been set up in a bid to raise...
This nurse really needed to get something off her chest. Do you share her frustrations? I worked my first shift as a ward registered nurse yesterday on a busy surgical ward in a public hospital. When I finished my degree I decided...
There are some great posts buried in the Nurse Uncut archives - so over the coming months we've decided to share them with you again. Here's one from January 2010 about 'my first day as a nurse'. This nurse found...
National Nurses United has joined with humanitarian and civil rights groups in opposing the US executive order to ban refugees, especially Muslim refugees, from entering the United States. National Nurses United, with close to 185,000 members across every state, is...
A registered nurse asks: I have been working in the Operating Room for 30 years and need a change. Can anyone advise me on how to get into aged care as Theatres has become too tedious. Is there a course...
Vanessa Muir is a Registered Nurse who works in aged care in Queensland. When she read an article about the high rate of medication errors in nursing homes, Vanessa was not surprised. Here Vanessa outlines some of the factors she thinks...
When NSWNMA official Lynne Ridge read a story in The Sydney Morning Herald last year about Sydney WW1 nurse Alice Cashin and her unmarked grave at Woronora Memorial Park, she was inspired to do something to honour her memory. The...
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...
South Australian nurses were on the verge of industrial action but instead had a win in court. A legal battle last Friday in the South Australian Industrial Relations Commission between the SA Government and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation...
Kathy, a final year nursing student, worked as an AIN (assistant in nursing) to make ends meet. But she discovered that she was treated very differently when she worked for an agency compared to working for public health. Her...