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There are several new steps to finding a nursing job in Britain. Brit Peacock takes us through them. The National Health Service (NHS) is considered one of the best and most effective health service systems in the world. Since its incarnation...
Last year Patricia asked Nurse Uncut readers whether she should start nursing studies at age 49. Now Paul, who is 10 years older, has the same question. Do those 10 years make a difference? Does he have enough time...
Nurse Uncut has carried many articles about new grad unemployment (see our list of links at the end of today's post). There's no doubt conditions are especially tough at the moment (possibly tougher in states other than NSW). Today,...
I have been working in a 120-bed high care facility as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) for the last few years and if you are one of those blessed souls who want to work in aged care, here are...
It was a morning shift, my first day as a nurse. We were in the nurses' station of a 30 bedded medical-surgical ward...listening to the handover that the night staff was giving in a low soft...
For nurses considering working in aged care, here's what my typical day at work is life (mind you, not that every day is the same). It's a bit like going on a bike ride. You never know...
The Nourished Shift Worker is an RN with a wealth of experience to share about what new grads can expect, how to prep your lunch for a week and other nurse and midwife specific tips and tricks! Here is...
This article from an American blog, RealCareGivers, highlights many issues male nurses and midwives experience around the world. Do these challenges sound familiar to you?   When many people think of a nurse, they picture a woman. That might have...
Don’t Just Drift Along, Choose a Specialty. I used to change jobs every two years as I used to get bored with each nursing job I had. I was lucky to find a position that I was happy ...
Do you take your lunch (or dinner ... or middle-of-the-night meal) to work with you? What are your tips for shopping and preparing your shift meals? What do you pack it in to take it to work and where...