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All trained up with nowhere to go: WAs hundreds of unemployed graduate nurses 09-12-2016

Angry nursing graduates have blamed the government and university system for leaving hundreds of them without jobs to go to - this year more than ever.

Jeremy Hunt’s apprentice-style training for nurses is a bad idea 09-12-2016

Healthcare workers who want to become nurses but who lacked the qualifications to go to university will be able to train as nursing apprentices, says health secretary Jeremy Hunt. This is bad for nursing and bad for patients.

Nursing home regulator's response to attack on bed-bound patient 'underwhelming', coroner says 08-12-2016

An aged care watchdog's response to an Adelaide nursing home's handling of a dementia patient's attack on another patient was "underwhelming", according to the coroner.

Remote area nurses in NT to be accompanied on house calls following attacks 06-12-2016

Remote nurses attending after-hours call-outs will soon be accompanied by a trusted local community member to increase their safety following attacks on health workers, the Northern Territory Health Department said.

Nurses urge Canberra Hospital work safety review over fears patients put at risk 03-12-2016

Exasperated nurses have called for an independent review of work health and safety practices at Canberra Hospital, concerned staff shortages and workplace fatigue is putting patients' safety at risk.

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