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The purpose of this research/online survey is to find out about the experiences of NSW nurses and midwives with violence from patients and/or their friends and relatives at work. This research represents a joint project with the NSW Nurses...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15) is a reminder that not enough is being done to stamp out elder abuse in all its forms. It can be financial, social, physical, psychological and includes mistreatment and neglect. This not...
Nurses and midwives are invited to participate in research focused on Domestic violence: Nurses and midwives’ knowledge, attitudes and practices. The survey will assist in research which aims to explore the knowledge, attitudes and skills among registered nurses and midwives...
The need for affordable housing is an ever-growing issue and can affect all workers and can lead to dramatic career changes. Who would be left to care for us if nurses and midwives can't afford to live near hospitals?...
A number of aged care nurses have told their story on Nurse Uncut over the past few weeks, many describing violence but every single one emphasising how overworked they are. It’s imperative we achieve nurse-to-residents ratios in aged care...
There was an overwhelming response to a story we shared recently about violence in aged care, with many nurses sharing their similar stories. Here is another nurse’s experience where they highlight the need for staffing ratios in aged care....
It is bad enough that nurses experience abuse and violence at work, but it is entirely shameful when management disregard concerns and treat it as 'business as usual'. Ensuring safe nurse-to-patient ratios in Aged Care will make a huge...
A nurse in aged care tells a story that is unfortunately more and more common. The NSWNMA Report into Elder Abuse in Residential Aged Care found 90% of staff have been subject to some form of aggression from residents...
The facts are clear. The Newcastle Solution has been an outstanding success. NSW BOCSR figures between 2000 and 2015 show a dramatic 64% drop in non-domestic assaults in Newcastle. We have avoided 6,000 serious assaults and injuries and we have...
Bullying is always a hot topic of conversation on Nurse Uncut and continues to be a problem for many nurses and midwives. It really is concerning that so many people continue to be affected by this disappointing behaviour of...

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