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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.

New SA Health Minister Peter Malinauskas tours Royal Adelaide Hospital 19-09-2017

New South Australian Health Minister Peter Malinauskas took an impromptu tour of the new $2.4 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital last night, hours after being sworn in, to be confronted by “alarming” concerns from nurses about serious safety problems threatening patient care.

Queensland nursing exchange program: City nurses swap scrubs for adventure in the bush 19-09-2017

In the first exchange of its type in Queensland, four nurses have swapped jobs for three months.

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Patient moved despite concerns - Morning Bulletin

THE shortage of beds at the Rockhampton Hospital is an "ongoing battle", director of surgery Doctor Neil Scholes told the Rockhampton Court yesterday.

Nurse to sue Queensland Health - 7News

The nurse who blew the whistle on jailed… [video]

Payroll solution will take years - 7News

The State Government will consider an option to decentralise the payroll within Queensland Health.

Nurses feel compo pain - Penrith Star

NEPEAN HOSPITAL nurses are threatening to campaign against Penrith state MP Stuart Ayres over proposed changes to workers' compensation.

Pride of Australia: Care first for Daw Park nurse - Eastern Courier

SARA Fleming is determined to make a difference in the lives of terminally ill children.

Mental health funding freeze - Northern Argus

Mental health patients in the Mid North and Clare Valley may suffer from a Federal Government decision to freeze funding on its Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program.

Patel whistleblower backs survey - Queensland Times

THE NURSE who exposed disgraced Bundaberg doctor Jayant Patel has thrown her support behind a worldwide whistleblowing survey.

Hospital employees must pay for parking - Adelaide Now

PUBLIC Service Association members will pay to park at the state's hospitals and foot the bill for an unsuccessful Supreme Court challenge.

Doctors fight mental health beds closure - ABC News

Salaried doctors say they will not give up a fight against a closure of 10 mental health beds at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide.

ACT boosts hospital funding in budget - Business Spectator

Treasurer Andrew Barr has given the ACT's hospital system a massive $109.5 million boost despite strained finances.