Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census data identifies that people in Australia have over 300 ancestries and languages and suggests as many as 25% of Australian nurses and midwives speak a language other than English at home. Workers from...
The Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population is ageing at a much faster rate than the non-Indigenous population. Aboriginal Australians record high mid-life rates of multiple chronic diseases including heart disease and stroke, lung disease, and type 2 diabetes....
The RED Conference, A Regional Experience in Practical Dementia Care has been designed to provide a regional perspective on the work being done around practical dementia care. With Myall Lakes, the Port Macquarie-Hastings and Tweed Heads featuring in the top...
I feel a bit silly writing a blog about myself as I have been writing for Nurse Uncut already for a little while. But, it dawned on me that many of you probably don’t know my ...
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...
Poverty may be putting the health of our kids at risk.
New South Wales Nurses' Association's hard fought efforts in last years' Public Health System pay and conditions campaign resulted in 1400 jobs being created in various wards around the state to address the staffing crisis. Here is the information about...
The closing date has been extended to - Friday 16th December 2011. We are seeking expressions of interest from mental health nurses who wish to further their professional and career goals by undertaking an innovative work experience program under the guidance...
The New South Wales Nurses Association (NSWNA) is looking for a Registered Nurse who has come from New South Wales and is now working in the Victorian public health sector to be the star of our next TV commercial! Anyone...
Anyone who has undergone any intensive physical rehabilitation knows the frustration, boredom and discomfort that comes with repeated exercises over days, weeks and even months. For young children and their families, rehabilitation is often a traumatic and emotional time. Physiotherapists...