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...
Thinking about becoming a child and family health nurse? Maureen's journey from London to Sydney via Switzerland gives some insight into what kind of skills are needed on the job. “So, you're a Child & Family Health Nurse, which hospital do...
One of our new forum members Krishna had some interesting thoughts on the changing nursing workforce. So much that we thought it deserved a blog post. We’d be really interested to hear your views so share them below! She has...
In a world-first study, researchers have found legislated ratios not only save lives, but also save governments millions of dollars. Speaking at the Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union Annual Conference, Dr Matthew McHugh revealed the results of his University of...
This is a job description given to floor nurses by a hospital in 1887... In addition to caring for your 50 patients, each nurse will follow these regulations: 1. Daily sweep and mop the floors of your ward, dust the patient's furniture...
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...
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...
Nurse Uncut's August giveaways has just concluded. Thanks to all the members who participated. We have some amazing comments throughout the month of August! I am impressed with the quality of the comments on our blog posts...
Every country in the world is facing a mental health crisis, according to a commission of  28 global mental health experts assembled  by the Lancet medical journal. The Commission says there is a “collective...
It’s the end of another month and we’ve had some fantastic blog posts and forum discussions during November. It’s fantastic to see nurses supporting Nurse Uncut, the community site for Australian nurses where you can share tips and advice, good...