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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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Australia's first stand-alone nurse practitioner clinic closes - ABC News

Just two years ago, the Federal Government hailed historic legislation, giving nurses access to the Medical and Pharmaceutical Benefits Schemes. But now, the nation's first stand-alone nurse practitioner clinic is closing and reverting to a traditional GP model. [Audio]

Wendy Waters: nurse practitioner - Yass Tribune

Coming from her training at a large city hospital, Wendy Waters had no idea how the work of a small rural hospital would compare. After 31 years at Yass Health Service, she says it is quite amazing what the nurses do with such limited resources.

Nurse caught drink driving in McDonalds drive-thru - Bay Post

A nurse seeking coffee and a burger at 2.15am blew three times the legal limit after Batemans Bay police stopped her as she drove away from the McDonald’s drive-through on Vesper St.

International Nurses Day celebrated - Harden Express

IT WAS was a sunny morning when local nurses celebrated International Nurses Day with barbecue on May 12.

Treasure Trove: Sister Morrice and Sister Helen - ABC News

Australian nurses have been going to war for well over 100 years - Sister Helen came back to Australia by mail.

Mental health funding freeze questioned - ABC News

Mental health practitioners in north-west Victoria are upset about a freeze on funding for a growing mental health program.

Nurses’ pay decision upheld - The Courier

THE Federal Court has rejected an appeal by Ballarat Health Services to overturn a decision that it underpaid shift allowances for psychiatric nurses by more than $110,000.

Celebrating the work of nurses - Northern Rivers Echo News

DIANNE Everitt, of Lismore, is a trained optical mechanic. She's spent time in the central Australian desert, helping remote communities deal with the effects of trachoma, alongside workers from the Fred Hollows Foundation.

Service drives women's health - Central Queensland News

ROBYN Stoddart is one of a group of dedicated Queensland Health nurses and health workers proving distance is no barrier as they provide rural women with vital health services.

Helping victims of crime, travellers - The West

Paul Headley spends a lot of time in court, and at the airport, but he is no criminal. Neither is he a lawyer or a pilot.