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NSW teachers, nurses, face housing despair 05-02-2018

Skyrocketing housing prices have pushed teachers and nurses out of Sydney prompting fears of worker shortages in critical areas.

‘White privilege’ storm over nursing code 01-02-2018

Health authorities have been criticised for seemingly encouraging nurses and midwives to acknowledge “white privilege” when treating Aboriginal and Torres Strait ­Islander patients.

Queensland election: LNP unveils payroll tax threshold plan to create 500,000 jobs 30-10-2017

The LNP says it will lift the payroll tax threshold for businesses by $25,000 a year for ten years, and will aim to create 500,000 jobs.

Big pharma's cash splash on nurses, dietitians and pharmacists for services 26-10-2017

Nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other allied health workers are getting millions of dollars in payments from big pharmaceutical companies for their services.

Extra frontline staff for CQ health services 30-10-2017

CENTRAL Queenslanders could have better health services access with the latest promise from the Australian Labor Party as part of the State Election campaign.

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Unions to rally over NSW WorkCover shake-up - ABC News

Trade unions are predicting thousands of their members will march on the New South Wales Parliament today over planned changes to the state's workers compensation system.

Newcastle rallies over WorkCover changes - ABC Newcastle

A Newcastle nurse says the State Government's proposed changes to WorkCover could see sick or injured workers return to work prematurely.

$1bn boost for hospital upgrades and redevelopments, 500 new nurses - The Australian

HOSPITALS in NSW will receive more than $1 billion for redevelopments and upgrades, while the state will hire 500 new nurses.

Paramedics want detail on nursing plan for EDs - NCAH

Western Australian paramedics are calling for more detail on the State Government’s plan to inject more nurses and nurse practitioners into caring for patients waiting for emergency department beds.

Shortfall shifts focus to keeping nurses in workforce - Sydney Morning Herald

KEEPING nurses in the workforce is as critical as training new recruits as the health industry faces an acute staff shortage, experts say.

New Health manager appointed - Parkes Champion Post

Liz Mitchell is looking forward to settling into her new role as Lachlan Health Service Manager.

Meet a champion living treasure - Hills News

"A CHAMPION of nurses' rights", "mentor", "role model" and "visionary".

Midwife Cath develops apps for new parents - NCAH

An innovative Melbourne midwife has developed three iPhone applications for new parents.

Pay dispute ends for Oceania nurses - NCAH

Around 1500 nurses and staff at New Zealand’s largest aged care provider have secured a 3.22 per cent pay rise, putting an end to their long-running pay dispute.

The billion dollar bungle - 612 ABC

The Queensland Health payroll debacle could now end up costing tax payers $1.25billion.  Steve Austin spoke to the Secretary of the Queensland Nurses Union, Beth Mohle and Julie Bignall, the Assistant Secretary of the Together Union. [audio]