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Gone are the days when you became a registered nurse and were able to keep that status for years even if not working at all or working in a different field. Now we have to meet recency of practice...
Sally has been out of nursing for around six years because of family commitments. Like many other nurses who take time off work to look after young children, she's discovered that she does not satisfy the “recency of practice”...
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia recently released a consultation paper on a draft re-entry to practice framework. The NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has responded to this with a submission - these are the main arguments we put...
The Federal Government is conducting a review of their Paid Parental Leave Scheme and inviting submissions up until May 31. Read on for details. Everyone knows that nursing is an ageing workforce - and a predominantly female workforce. Though the...
Guest post by Jodi. At the bottom of this post, you will find links to previous Nurse Uncut posts on this issue, plus links to information about refresher courses, scholarships and the new NSWNMA professional indemnity insurance. Between 2008 and 2010...
This is a guest post by Ali about her recency of practice dilemma. At the bottom of this post, you will find links to previous Nurse Uncut posts on this issue, plus links to information about refresher courses, scholarships...
The NSW Health Minister recently announced 60 scholarships to cover the $10,000 cost of the only accredited re-entry program for those who want to return to nursing but who don’t meet the new recency of practice requirement that has...
The search is on to find 1400 nurses and midwives to fill the new ratio positions, yet AHPRA is placing unnecessary obstacles in the way of nurses wishing to return to the profession. Many nurses and midwives have told the...
The search is on to find 1400 nurses and midwives to fill the new ratio positions, yet AHPRA is placing unnecessary obstacles in the way of nurses wishing to return to the profession. We have a chronic shortage of nurses,...
Nurses have written to the NSW Nurses Association expressing their confusion over the new registration guidelines. Confusion includes lengthy delays in renewing registration, frustration with the amount of paperwork and anger with delays in the return of phone calls and email. In response,...

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