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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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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.

Vulnerable pay the price for a budget surplus - ABC News

"I want to make it clear that mental health will be a second-term priority for the Government... A first-class health system means dignity and it means peace of mind.  Mental illness is a place where quality services can make a real difference to people's lives, indeed it can save lives.''

Scholarship offer to boost nurse education at Neringah - Hornsby Advocate

NURSES at Neringah Hospital can now apply for a scholarship to further their education. The new Sheila Mason Nursing Education Scholarship was launched last Wednesday during a special event to mark Palliative Care Week.

Budget to boost doctors, cut wait times - ABC News

Health will be a big winner in Tuesday's ACT budget, with hundreds of millions of dollars to be spent on medical services and capital works.

Take action for wards - Northern Star

ABOUT 100 people worried about the future of local hospitals at Bonalbo, Coraki and Mullumbimby gathered beneath their placards and grey skies for a protest outside Lismore Base Hospital on Saturday morning.

My pride, my angel - The Mercury

SPECIALIST Royal Hobart Hospital nurse Helen Starosta is a shining light for young Tasmanians with cancer.

Night-shift nurse wins $20,700 payout after tribunal finds Queensland Health discriminated against her - Courier Mail

THE State Government has been ordered to pay $20,700 to a nurse for requiring her to work night shifts.

Nurse numbers plummet - ABC News

The number of nurses working in Tasmania's public health system has fallen dramatically over the past year.

Solutions to nursing crisis a secret - Adelaide Now

THOUSANDS of SA nurses are set to retire over the next 10 years, but SA Health has refused to release a report addressing the shortage, the nursing union says.