Nurses are our every day heroes. Personally, YOU are my heroes. I was recently hospitalised for a serious condition and the nurses who looked after me were simply the best. Today is the International Nurses Day (12 May 2010) -...
I am sure everyone has by now heard about the murder that occurred in Chatswood on the 27.4.10. This murder took place around the corner from my workplace (that is a scary thought in its self) but reports state that...
You may or may not know this but Nurse Uncut launched on 12 July 2009 and since then, has received tremendous support and positive feedback from the nursing community. The first and second group of Nurse Uncut champions we have...
It's Easter Time! To celebrate this season, Nurse Uncut is running the "Best Nursing Tip" contest. Read on to find out more.... THE CONTEST Have you ever received or read a great tip that helped you in your life ...
In a March media release for the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), a claim was made that one in two elderly people residing in an aged care facility was malnourished and they are asking the government to do something about it. Yes,...
Today, as our Christian brothers and sisters celebrate and commemorate Lent season, I was asked to reflect. A circumstance had arisen that made me take a moment to reflect on who am I as a nurse. In my...
Many of our elderly suffer the pain and frustration of having a chronic ulcer. At the Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA) annual conference in Perth, it was discussed with Dr Braden just how much the treatment...
I have just attended a really interesting 2-day conference on the understanding of and treatments for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) given by Dr. Bessell Van Der Kolk, a recognised leader in the field. Dr. Van Der Kolk ...
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...
Less than a month ago, Nurse Uncut received the Top 50 Travel Nursing Blogs Award from A Hearty Blog. We were pretty stoked about it since our site hasn't even been around for a year. Well, guess...