New efforts to promote nursing careers outside the main cities are needed to encourage graduates to work in rural areas according to new research. Nursing students know little about initiatives and incentives aimed at reducing the shortage of rural and...
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is once again offering The Joan Hardy Scholarship for students studying nursing. The Joan Hardy Scholarship is available for any student undertaking a study of nurses, nursing culture or practices, or historical aspects of nursing as...
This post originally featured on HelloCare. Aged care is a growing industry. Australia’s ageing population means there is a greater need for more aged care facilities. In 2015-16 alone, there were 949 residential care providers who operated 195,825 places. And that...
“I had never considered a career in mental health nursing until I completed my mental health placement through university.” – Luke, Mental Health Nurse Much like all nurses and midwives, mental health nurses come from many different walks of life...
Through Nurse Uncut, we want to make sure everyone's voice is heard throughout their entire career as a nurse or midwife. We've shared some fabulous stories before of recent graduates and nursing and midwifery students and we'd love to...
As you know, age is no barrier to being a great nurse or midwife and there are a lot of very hard-working nurses and midwives who join the profession after many years in different careers. Many work into their 80s and even...
Applications are now open for the Unions NSW Union Summer 2018 Internship Program. Union Summer is a three-week program run by Unions NSW in conjunction with participating unions. The program will run from Monday, 29 January through to  Friday, 16 February...
Julie writes: As a student EEN about to graduate in two weeks, I wish I’d looked into employment options prior to enrolling. According to our teachers there are plenty of jobs. I would say that jobs are scarce even...
We asked some students why they think you should register to vote on the upcoming marriage equality survey. This is what they had to say: More young people support marriage equality than ever, and they should have their...
Mariel Rufina Tan worked fulltime through her Nursing degree and is now doing postgrad study while also working fulltime as an RN. She has some valuable advice for other working students. Mariel : Some students choose not to work while...