It’s the end of another year! We’ve had some fantastic blogs, comments, and forum discussions on Nurse Uncut and we’d like to thank each and every one of you for contributing to making Nurse Uncut one of the best online...
There were several popular discussions on Nurse Uncut over the year. But these three in particular were hot topics! Did you participate in the discussions? If not, join in now! APHRA Registration Hassles  "Is anyone else having problems getting their paperwork...
This article from an American blog, RealCareGivers, provides 8 ways that you can enhance patient safety. What are your top tips? Nurses work on the front lines of patient care, constantly interacting with their charges. This position makes them uniquely poised...
Our Imagine a World Without Nurses Competition has received a couple of great entries lately. We thought it might be a good idea for you to check them out, if you haven't done so yet - "World...
PHD Candidate Shirley Jackson says that penalty rate cuts unfairly target young people.  The Fair Work Commission decided to cut Sunday and some public holiday rates of pay across the hospitality, retail, pharmacy and fast food industries for full time,...
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has resolved to increase registration fees to $175, an increase of 3% from the previous registration period. The annual renewal fee increase applied from September 2019, and will cover the registration period...
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...
Climate change is one of the biggest problems facing the world and it isn’t being addressed quickly enough. The young people have shown strong leadership in demanding action from our politicians. They are fighting for a better future which is why...
The constant justification of low pay used by aged care providers needs to be scrutinised. Providers are attempting to shift the ownership of low wage increases to the federal government, stating “aged care funding cuts” as the reason why...
A stethoscope draped around the neck has long been the badge of the medical professional, and it is worn with pride by physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists. Like any piece of medical equipment, there are a number of available choices,...
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