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Nurses return to special school taking pressure off teachers 14-04-2015

Two full-time nurses will be reinstated in a Canberra special school after a trial of a nursing telephone hotline left teachers in charge of complex medical procedures including peg feeding, insulin injections and seizure management.

Nurses could only watch soldiers die 14-04-2015

BEHIND every soldier on the front lines at Gallipoli was a nurse waiting to treat his injuries - and, in far too many cases, to watch him die.

island of Lemnos Anzac nurses remembered 12-04-2015

Florence Elizabeth McMillan. The perfect first name for a wartime nurse. She was known as Betha by her family.

Australian Nursing Federation calls for HIV testing at Fiona Stanley Hospital 07-04-2015

WA’s health minister has dismissed as “scaremongering” claims that patients at Perth’s new hospital have been operated on with contaminated equipment.

Australia’s oldest known surviving WWII nurse and Legacy widow offered a lifetime of service 29-03-2015

AS Australia’s oldest known surviving World War II nurse, 101-year-old Anne Leach has offered a lifetime of service.

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Nurses return to special school taking pressure off teachers - ACT News

Two full-time nurses will be reinstated in a Canberra special school after a trial of a nursing telephone hotline left teachers in charge of complex medical procedures including peg feeding, insulin injections and seizure management.

Nurses could only watch soldiers die - The Chronicle

BEHIND every soldier on the front lines at Gallipoli was a nurse waiting to treat his injuries - and, in far too many cases, to watch him die.

island of Lemnos Anzac nurses remembered - SMH

Florence Elizabeth McMillan. The perfect first name for a wartime nurse. She was known as Betha by her family.

Australian Nursing Federation calls for HIV testing at Fiona Stanley Hospital - Perth Now

WA’s health minister has dismissed as “scaremongering” claims that patients at Perth’s new hospital have been operated on with contaminated equipment.

Australia’s oldest known surviving WWII nurse and Legacy widow offered a lifetime of service - Herald Sun

AS Australia’s oldest known surviving World War II nurse, 101-year-old Anne Leach has offered a lifetime of service.

Victorian Govt committed to mandating staff and keeping beds - Australian Ageing Agenda

Legislating ratios and retaining state-owned aged care facilities are key policy platforms for the new Labor Government in Victoria. But is it good policy?