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My name is Rich and I am the RN for the Patient Transport Service (PTU) based at Bathurst Base Hospital The PTU transports stable patients between hospitals and for diagnostic tests. Outside of work I am happily married...
Nursing had evolved for so many years now. I could see the difference back then, on how nurses perform their duties and responsibilities compared to present... really huge difference. Back then, duties mostly consisted of following doctor's orders......
We asked some students why they think you should register to vote on the upcoming marriage equality survey. This is what they had to say: More young people support marriage equality than ever, and they should have their...
Recently elected Independent MP for the Victorian seat of Indi, Dr Helen Haines, has put healthcare at the forefront of her agenda, as she makes her first speech to the Federal Parliament. Dr Haines, a nurse and midwife by profession,...
With debate raging nationally about the need for pill testing, three nurses have written to Nurse Uncut about why they believe it’s time for this important policy reform. I cannot believe the opposition to pill testing...
Well, I know we say it every year but gee this year has flown! When I reflect on what have been my highs and lows for the year gone by as we often do when looking forward to a new...
Recent demographic data released by the NSW Department of Planning show that Sydney’s health system will not be able to adapt to the city’s rapid and uneven growth. The data on Sydney’s projected population growth by 2031 was released earlier...
Public health and nursing academic Dr Margie Harris explains why she is disgusted by the Government's refusal to implement pill testing, despite the recommendations of the Deputy Coroner.  As a public health academic of over 25 years, specialising in health...
This election, vote for a party that will deliver nurse-to-patient ratios in NSW.
Any procedure that requires general anaesthesia (GA), needs to be done in an operating theatre. As a nurse, you are required to fill in the pre-op checklist. This is to be sure that standard safety measures have been followed before the...
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