Are you ready for your New Grad Interview? Whether you’re interviewing for the public system or a private health provider, here is Nurse Uncut’s top tips. Arrive with plenty of time before your interview Punctuality is key for any job...
Most of us nurses have an abundance of memorable moments, funny ones, horrible ones, intriguing ones, etc. But, I have one moment that was truly humbling. It was a moment that will never leave me for...
Let's admit it: Everybody falls in love (or at least, wants to) --- or be in a relationship. It's a positive feeling that can bear good things. If it happens at the workplace, you become more inspired to...
Nurse Chris tells us what he thinks of the Berejiklian Government’s plans to magically recruit 5000 nurses in the current climate. I’m so glad the Premier has just promised 5000 new nurses to be added to the work force. I’m...
Every year on the 12th of May we celebrate International Nurses Day and by no coincidence, the 12th of May also happens to be Florence Nightingale's birthday. Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy on the 12th May 1820 and died on...
Research has found that nurses working 12 hour rotational shifts had less sleep and more disrupted sleep than their counterparts working 8 hour shifts. The research, conducted by Dr Ann Rheaume RN from Canada’s University of Moncton, assessed 28 nurses...
The Continence Foundation of Australia in New South Wales Inc. is very pleased to present the 2019 State Conference for health professionals with a special interest in continence management. Continence problems can affect any patient in any specialty and significantly complicate management. This year’s conference, ‘Breaking...
The long debate over the causes of wage stagnation took an unexpected turn last week, when Finance Minister Matthias Cormann described (downward) flexibility in the rate of wage growth as “a deliberate design feature of our economic architecture”. It was...
NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association Assistant General Secretary Judith Kiejda reflects on her experience stumbling into the recent LA teachers strike, and what we can learn from their struggle Downunder. While returning from...
At the end of last year, I felt like I had hit a brick wall.  I spent two years doing a course only to find that the job I wanted was not waiting for me at the...