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The Royal Commission into Aged Care has heard that nurses and aged care workers are being forced to stay on higher casual rates, work 52 weeks a year, and seek second jobs just to earn a living wage. Paul Gilbert...
Fires of unprecedented number and ferocity are today raging in New South Wales and Queensland. Residents in some regions woke to news that the fire danger was “catastrophic”. Rural fire chief Shane Fitzsimmons was blunt when he explained what...
A nurse shares her experience of losing a patient, and how it affected her. This is the face of defeat. The face after 26 minutes of CPR. The face after losing a patient in code. The face after hearing children sob for their...
The first results of the recent codeine rescheduling has seen a dramatic decrease in overdoses as a result . Overdoses linked to low-strength codeine (up to 15 milligrams) has fallen by 79% since codeine was reschedule to a Schedule 4...
Applications are about to close for the Unions NSW Union Summer 2020 Internship Program. Union Summer is a three-week program run by Unions NSW in conjunction with participating unions and runs from Tuesday 28 January through to Friday 14 February...
Wondering if nursing could be the right career for you, but not sure if you’d be a good fit? Asking these questions as you prepare to commit to a nursing career is important. After all, not everyone is cut...
Nurse Uncut was created to provide a platform for nurses and midwives to share our stories, experiences and opinions on topics close to our hearts. Nurse Uncut is a community for all nurses and midwives, but especially those in NSW...
Not every nursing and midwifery students gets an offer into a new grad program. Some people make it onto an LHD or hospital’s eligibility list, while others simply don’t get offered one. IT’S A MYTH that you need a...
There’s a lot of baggage around mental health, and the mental health of expecting and new parents is no exception. Too many people are still afraid to talk about perinatal anxiety and depression. Too many people don’t know the signs...
All good things reach their next stage, and Nurse Uncut is no exception! We’ll be seeing our blog merging with the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association magazine The Lamp, so that we can better deliver more stories, more often,...