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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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Nurse Naughton’s font found in Canberra alley - Goulburn Post

A MYSTERIOUS discovery in a quiet Canberra alleyway this week led police on an investigation through the region’s dark past, unravelling a tragic story of war, insane asylums, a haunted orphanage, innocence and, ultimately, murder.

When doctors become addicts - The Age

It was a ruse that had been used by anaesthetists before him to get their hands on restricted drugs. Nurses at the Croydon abortion clinic at which James Latham Peters allegedly infected 56 women with hepatitis C between 2008 and 2009 suspected he was drawing up saline into syringes.

Who’ll care for us in old age? It’s time to get the nursing workforce into shape - Transforming The Nation

Life expectancy in Australia is at an all-time high: pre-school-aged girls can expect to live to 84 years, around five years longer than their healthy brothers. By 2041, the 65-plus age group is expected to make up more than one fifth of the population, posing a number of inter-generational planning challenges.

Qld Health overpayment claw-back begins - $91m overpaid to 62,000 staff - Courier Mail

MILLIONS of taxpayer dollars doled out in wage overpayments by Queensland's disastrous Health payroll system may never be recovered, despite the Newman Government launching a gradual claw-back.

GWAHS under fire on staffing issues - Cobar Age

Greater Western Area Health Service (GWAHS) has refused to comment about the bungled staffing review that has cost Cobar Health Service $850,000.

Granny Luba Relic hit nurse with stick: court - Manly Daily

A WARRIEWOOD grandmother who has been in court more than 100 times has been convicted of assaulting a nurse.

Doctor under fire for using iPhone as torch in miscarriage procedure - Good Gear Guide

A hospital has launched an urgent investigation after a patent claimed that a doctor used an iPhone as a torch during a procedure.

Residents and staff voice concerns over hospital changes - ABC News

Mullumbimby residents and health professionals have attended a meeting to voice concerns over plans to replace the hospital's emergency department overnight doctor with a new video system linking doctors at Tweed Hospital.

Bashed, broken and abandoned - Queensland Times

JUST 17 months ago this woman was a vibrant, healthy nurse looking to pursue further study and be busy in her spare time with her husband planning extensive renovations to their Sunshine Coast home.

Red undies exposed in Moruya! - Batemans Bay Pos

Bright red undies combined with a slogan “it’s time for some decent exposure” can carry a lot of meanings.