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Primary health care nursing gets $6.4M boost 06-07-2015

The federal government will give $6.4 million to a nursing in primary health care program that aims to improve access to health care for rural and remote communities, older Australians and those with chronic disease.

Hospitals’ ice violence sees staff having to restrain patients in emergency departments and wards 06-07-2015

A GROWING number of ice-affected patients has led to episodes of uncontrollable, unpredictable and violent behaviour in the state’s hospitals.

Family place medals and flowers on grave of heroine WWI nurse Alice Cashin 05-07-2015

A little piece of World War I history has been discovered after The Sun-Herald last week told how a highly-decorated Sydney nurse was lying in an unmarked grave.

A pioneer of personalised care 03-07-2015

The rapid pace of reform is the current challenge for the sector, says community care pioneer Sue Mann.

Nurse writes open letter to Tony Abbott 01-07-2015

We miss weekends with our families to take care of yours

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Primary health care nursing gets $6.4M boost - Hospital & Agedcare

The federal government will give $6.4 million to a nursing in primary health care program that aims to improve access to health care for rural and remote communities, older Australians and those with chronic disease.

Hospitals’ ice violence sees staff having to restrain patients in emergency departments and wards - news.com.au

A GROWING number of ice-affected patients has led to episodes of uncontrollable, unpredictable and violent behaviour in the state’s hospitals.

Family place medals and flowers on grave of heroine WWI nurse Alice Cashin - SMH

A little piece of World War I history has been discovered after The Sun-Herald last week told how a highly-decorated Sydney nurse was lying in an unmarked grave.

A pioneer of personalised care - Australian Ageing Agenda

The rapid pace of reform is the current challenge for the sector, says community care pioneer Sue Mann.

Nurse writes open letter to Tony Abbott - Women's Weekly

We miss weekends with our families to take care of yours

NSW Upper House to investigate role of registered nurses in nursing homes - ABC News

A Legislative Council inquiry in New South Wales Parliament is set to investigate the role of registered nurses in the state's nursing homes.

Maitland nurses union says budget is a mixed bag - Maitland Mercury

Maitland nurses and midwives have described the 2015-2016 NSW Budget as a mixed bag for the city’s public nursing staff.

Diary of Clementina Hays Marshall highlights crucial role of forgotten World War I nurses - ABC News

The role of Australian Army nurses has often been forgotten in the Anzac legend, but the diary of a World War I nurse has revealed a little more about their vital work.

Nurses need jobs at home - Daily Mercury

After wanting to be a nurse since high school, an internship program launched two years ago helped the mother of two make that dream a reality.

Nursing students putting patients at risk through cheating - SMH

Medical students at a leading Sydney university are selling essays to future nurses as universities become so concerned about the level of cheating that they have employed forensic investigators to crack down on the booming essays-for-sale market.