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Nurses and security guard injured in brawl at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital 16-05-2016

At least four nurses and one security guard have been allegedly assaulted by a patient and his family members during a brawl at Queensland's largest public hospital.

Thank you to unsung heroes 16-05-2016

INTERNATIONAL Nurses Day provides a rare opportunity to thank those who tirelessly serve us when we are at our weakest.

LETTER: Govt does well to care for nurses 14-05-2016

THE Queensland Government should be congratulated for addressing the workload of nurses and midwives in public health facilities. For the first time, Queensland will have mandated nurse-to-patient and midwife-to-patient ratios.

Vic nurses finally get pay rise to level NSW counterparts 06-05-2016

It’s been a historic 24-hours for Victorian nurses who were finally awarded a pay rise of up to 20 percent under an unprecedented eight-year deal.

Celebrating nurses, the 'heartbeat' of aged care 12-05-2016

Today is a great opportunity for us all to reflect on the amazing work nurses do each and every day and to congratulate them on the care they provide people right across the community, from early childhood, to the elderly and vulnerable living in nursing homes.

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Nurses and security guard injured in brawl at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital - ABC News

At least four nurses and one security guard have been allegedly assaulted by a patient and his family members during a brawl at Queensland's largest public hospital.

Thank you to unsung heroes - QT

INTERNATIONAL Nurses Day provides a rare opportunity to thank those who tirelessly serve us when we are at our weakest.

LETTER: Govt does well to care for nurses - QT

THE Queensland Government should be congratulated for addressing the workload of nurses and midwives in public health facilities. For the first time, Queensland will have mandated nurse-to-patient and midwife-to-patient ratios.

Vic nurses finally get pay rise to level NSW counterparts - Ten News

It’s been a historic 24-hours for Victorian nurses who were finally awarded a pay rise of up to 20 percent under an unprecedented eight-year deal.

Celebrating nurses, the 'heartbeat' of aged care - DPS News

Today is a great opportunity for us all to reflect on the amazing work nurses do each and every day and to congratulate them on the care they provide people right across the community, from early childhood, to the elderly and vulnerable living in nursing homes.

On International Nurses Day an Australian nurse writes about the weirdest parts of her job - news.com.au

NURSING as a profession can be funny, amazing, awe inspiring and rewarding, but it can also be dirty, tragic and exhausting.

Minister calls meeting over nurse safety - skynews.com.au

The federal government will bring key groups together to improve the safety of remote health workers after the death of outback nurse Gayle Woodford.

Gayle Woodford: WA nurse resigns after fearing for her safety at remote Aboriginal community - ABC News

A West Australian nurse working in a remote area has resigned from her position after becoming increasingly concerned for her personal safety following the killing of SA nurse Gayle Woodford.

Gayle Woodford's death prompts calls for greater safety practices for remote nurses - ABC 7.30

The death of outback nurse Gayle Woodford has sent shockwaves across the country. It has also prompted a review of safety measures for all staff working remotely. [+audio]

Groups to meet over nurse safety - 9 News

The federal government will bring key groups together to improve the safety of remote health workers after the death of outback nurse Gayle Woodford.