The pending termination of Israel Folau’s contract over offensive comments is a straightforward contractual matter, according to a leading lawyer, and nothing else. The concept holds true for the conduct of nurses and midwives. According to lawyer Michael Bradley,...
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,...
Guest post by Gordo. We are forever being told there is a nursing shortage and both state and Federal Governments talk about getting nurses back to work... Well, our new National Registration body is referring former Registered Nurses to a leading NSW...