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Healthy prognosis for online records 06-10-2014

MOUNT Druitt Hospital is set to become one of the first in NSW to go paperless.

Nurses urge political action on violence in hospitals 06-10-2014

Nurses have called for major parties to sign up to a plan to address violence in Victorian hospitals, with minimum security standards and flagging of problem patients among top priorities. [+audio]

Stabbed surgeon in hospital safety push 06-10-2014

The neurosurgeon who narrowly survived a stabbing attack in the foyer of Western Hospital has warned that further attacks will occur unless new measures to protect staff and patients are introduced.

Hospitals should not be the violence front line 07-10-2014

Before the 2010 election, the Coalition outlined a plan to spend $21 million putting 120 armed protective services officers into hospital emergency departments.

Northern Hospital patients left untreated, leaked email reveals 06-10-2014

More than 100 people left Northern Hospital’s emergency department last week before being seen by medical staff, according to a leaked internal email.

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Healthy prognosis for online records - St Marys Star

MOUNT Druitt Hospital is set to become one of the first in NSW to go paperless.

Nurses urge political action on violence in hospitals - The Age

Nurses have called for major parties to sign up to a plan to address violence in Victorian hospitals, with minimum security standards and flagging of problem patients among top priorities. [+audio]

Stabbed surgeon in hospital safety push - Monash Weekly

The neurosurgeon who narrowly survived a stabbing attack in the foyer of Western Hospital has warned that further attacks will occur unless new measures to protect staff and patients are introduced.

Hospitals should not be the violence front line - The Age

Before the 2010 election, the Coalition outlined a plan to spend $21 million putting 120 armed protective services officers into hospital emergency departments.

Northern Hospital patients left untreated, leaked email reveals - Northern Weekly

More than 100 people left Northern Hospital’s emergency department last week before being seen by medical staff, according to a leaked internal email.

Through These Lines

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THROUGH THESE LINES is an original play by Sydney actor/writer Cheryl Ward, informed by the letters and diaries of Australian army women in WWI.

The production comes to Sydney after a seven-week tour of regional NSW that was enthusiastically received by audiences:

Nurses plan industrial action - Examiner

NURSES across the state have unanimously endorsed industrial action against a state government wage freeze.

Aged care nurses can drive e-health - Australian Ageing Agenda

Aged care’s first certified e-health nurse in Australia is calling on her counterparts to get the skills they need to provide care in the digital age.

New job cuts shock nurses - Western Advocate

THE Western NSW Local Health District (WLHD) cut 57 nursing and midwifery positions in the last financial year, the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has claimed.

War nurse a trooper - Bay Post

“She said to me, ‘I must tell you, you are wearing your medals on the wrong side’,” Mrs Bryce, of Batehaven, recalled. “Oh, no, I said. I have earned these.”