Research published in The Lancet medical journal shows the human papilloma virus (HPV) jab has been hugely successful in reducing infections among young women and girls. The study has raised hopes that cervical cancer can be eliminated “within decades”. HPV, which...
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...
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...
Bullying, harassment and other unprofessional behaviours are culturally ingrained in the Australian health-care system. As we outline today in the Medical Journal of Australia, between one-quarter and half of doctors and nurses in Australia...
It's important we openly discuss some of the less attractive issues facing nurses and midwives and unfortunately bullying is one issue that continues to plague our professions. James* has been a nurse for a few years now and although...
Burnout is seriously affecting our nursing and midwifery workforce, putting themselves and their patients at risk.
Why do nurses bully each other, and how can this be changed? Clinical Nurse Specialist and researcher Belinda Mikaelian gives her thoughts on this age old issue.  'Nurses eat their young'. We have all heard those words before. Sadly, it’s...
Is agency nursing for you? Agency nursing, whether full time or part time as a way to supplement your core job, means nurses can be flexible with choosing what shifts they want to work and where. Agency nursing allows nurses...
Stumped for what to wear to your new grad interview? You don’t need to buy a whole new wardrobe – Nurse Uncut has you covered! Here are our top tips for looking spiffy come your interview. Dress smart Smart casual...
After going through a vein assessment, selecting treatment, and completing the treatment itself, you’d like to be sure that your varicose veins are gone for good. But can they come back? Unfortunately, it is possible. Here are three things you...