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Auckland nursing and midwifery jobs at risk 21-03-2014

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) holds fears nursing and midwifery jobs could be targeted after Auckland District Health Board (DHB) revealed plans to introduce cost-cutting measures.

Trained nurses commit to treating the homeless on the street in Melbourne’s CBD 21-03-2014

TRAINED nurses are walking CBD streets late at night to care for hundreds of homeless people.

Sepsis-related deaths decline 20-03-2014

Australia and New Zealand now have the lowest rates of mortality for ICU sepsis in the world, according to the results of a new study.

University of Adelaide Medical and Nursing building 20-03-2014

Designed by Lyons Architects and to be developed by Lend Lease Corporation, the new Medical and Nursing school planned for the University of Adelaide will be situated in the SA Health and Biomedical Precinct in the university’s West-End.

Remote Aboriginal health a passion for Andriette 20-03-2014

Andriette Du Plessis has worked as a nurse overseas and in Australia for over 30 years - but chose to take up a role in remote North West Queensland.[audio]

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Auckland nursing and midwifery jobs at risk - NCAH

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) holds fears nursing and midwifery jobs could be targeted after Auckland District Health Board (DHB) revealed plans to introduce cost-cutting measures.

Trained nurses commit to treating the homeless on the street in Melbourne’s CBD - Herald Sun

TRAINED nurses are walking CBD streets late at night to care for hundreds of homeless people.

Sepsis-related deaths decline - NCAH

Australia and New Zealand now have the lowest rates of mortality for ICU sepsis in the world, according to the results of a new study.

University of Adelaide Medical and Nursing building - Architecture and Design

Designed by Lyons Architects and to be developed by Lend Lease Corporation, the new Medical and Nursing school planned for the University of Adelaide will be situated in the SA Health and Biomedical Precinct in the university’s West-End.

Remote Aboriginal health a passion for Andriette - 612 ABC Brisbane

Andriette Du Plessis has worked as a nurse overseas and in Australia for over 30 years - but chose to take up a role in remote North West Queensland.[audio]

Wauchope to Africa - Wauchope Gazette

"THERE is no better thing than to see people with such joyful smiles and such happiness living in places with the bare necessities," said Wauchope nurse Becky-Lee Young of her recent two-month commitment with international charity Mercy Ships.

Mildura's growing refugee health program - ABC Mildura - Swan Hill

Mildura's refugee health program is expanding. So what does it take to be a refugee health nurse?

Spotlight on barriers to NP practice - Australian Ageing Agenda

Local and international nurse practitioners discussed the professional milestones and ongoing challenges facing the profession at a RDNS masterclass held in Melbourne last week.

Nursing student sings for mental health - NCAH

A nursing student has told how the skills he learnt in his studies and part-time orderly work helped him approach a semi-naked homeless man passed out on the wintry streets of Brighton in the United Kingdom.

Golden girls of 1964 go back to where it began - The Standard

A SURPRISE appearance by a woman who flew from the United Kingdom to attend was a highlight of a weekend reunion of 1964 trainee nurses at Warrnambool Base Hospital.