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  1. Uk nurse wants to work in OZ but not do nights. Is it possible??
    Plenty of agency work so you won't have do nights. Some agency's have contracted work for 1-6 months. A little side tip. There is no 'Z' in Australia. It's Aus as in Aussie not ozzie and not...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  2. continental travel nurse
    I 100% agree with your comments. I find the disorganisation infuriating. Every single worker I have spoken to has had documents lost. They to me my first contract and I negotiated the next 3 in the...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  3. NMC pack 2 waiting times
    It took about 6 weeks for me to receive mine in Australia. I sent it in around the same time as you last year. They send it second class and you need to take into account they have a rest/sleep/booze...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  4. Moving to UK guide
    Hi C.Rene I did all the paperwork before I arrived in the UK. It is a long time consuming process and just when you think you have everything you need there will be something else pop up. It will...
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  5. Moving to UK guide
    Jhan have you completed your ONP? Some girls I did this with didn't get jobs until they had finished this. I don't know why. I let them believe I had other options and would take them if I wasn't...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  6. Moving to UK guide
    I'm in the UK at the moment and had no problems finding work. I'm with continental travel nurse agency. I had the choice between two different hospitals when I arrived. I have been working over time...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  7. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    NoleNurse I don't mind being agency. I like that I'm not commited to anywhere. I feel like I have some control over where I am and what I'm doing, and I don't feel I get caught up in the politics of...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  8. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    I was lucky I only had to wait 3 weeks for my PIN but some have had to wait longer. The hospital I work for is happy to check electronic that I'm registered and then bring in the PIN card for offical...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  9. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    Thanks :) My PIN has arrived and I have had my first day of orientation. I will post about my experiences when I'm a little more settled. The ONP - the third day is the exam day. You will also...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  10. Questions about moving to and working in Australia
    I would recommend a few years experience to really secure work and if possible specialise in an area. You need to make yourself desireable compared to other job seekers. At the end of the year there...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  11. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    Hi, 25,000 Australian dollars will be plenty of money but if you meant 2,500 that wont cover much at all. Not even your flight if it is short notice. The registration process for both the UK and...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  12. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    Hi Migraineattack, I have finished the ONP with Bournemouth and passed the workbook and the 30 minute multichoice exam. It was pretty easy. I finished my book by the second week. It isn't difficult,...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  13. Practice intramuscular injection students on each other, Australia
    Maybe my training was different to yours but there were 30 in a class and there is no way a lecture would have the time to supervise every student administer an IM injection or any other procedure....
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  14. What is mean of notarized application?
    Notarised means having the original document viewed by either a justice of the peace, police officer, lawyer and there are others but I'm not sure of them all in your country. They view the original...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  15. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    Yes I guess I am snarky and offended about the comment. I'm just blown away by the announcement then the refusal to offer assistance. I guess it's just I would share that information to help...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  16. Agency Nurses (Melbourne)
    SarahRN you could try contacting individual healthservice and going on their casual lists. I'm not to sure of your agreement with the agency but I do know girls who have two agencies that they use. ...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  17. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    Ok don't worry about it. I don't understand your objection as I'm sure lots of others would like to know the answers and could be helped by your answers and experiences. I would have thought...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  18. Agency Nurses (Melbourne)
    I'm really surprised at your comments. Reginal health service are screaming out for nurses. They are desparate. Have you considered trying outside big cities?
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  19. Practice intramuscular injection students on each other, Australia
    I'm horrified to hear this. There are so many risks and potential legal implications for doing invasive procedures by students to other students. When I was training we would transfer each other...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  20. Clinical hours short of NMC suggestion?
    Coffee Nurse I'd love to hear about your experience with them. I haven't been chatty enough to send you a PM. My next step is the ONP so I would really like to know your thoughts about it either...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  21. continental travel nurse
    Hi Nurse Randy, I have not starteed work with Continental Travelnurse yet. I'm starting my ONP in April and hope to be working with them in June. They did discuss allowances and pay rates with me but...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  22. International Police check
    I have had the CRB check but not the international one. I'd suggest asking your employer. If they want you to have it they should at leasst know where to send you.
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  23. Journey of a foreign nurse getting licensure
    Baby I am from Australia and have a Bachelor of Nursing. Our course is 3 years and covers mental health. I did not get to see the final breakdown of hours that the university did before it was sent...
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Journey of a foreign nurse getting licensure
    Hi Nole, I'm taking my ONP in Bournemouth. I like the 3 contact days and the rest allows me plenty of time to sightsee. How have you found the ONP process? Is it difficult?
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. Journey of a foreign nurse getting licensure
    Yay I have just heard I have been succesful with my decision letter and now have to do only 20 days ONP. The decision process took 4 week but for some reason it takes 2 weeks to post a letter.... and...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: International Nursing


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