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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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System failed my ill son: father - The West

A grieving Perth father has called for the mental health system to stop shutting families out of their loved ones' treatment after the death of his 23-year-old mentally ill son.

Regional hospital gets government funds injection - ABC News

The State Government is to provide Keith Hospital in the upper south-east of South Australia with a one-off $350,000 grant to help shore up its future.

Union calls for more mental health beds at Lyell McEwin - News Review Messenger

MENTAL health patients are spending up to five days in the Lyell McEwin Hospital’s emergency department, prompting calls for more acute-care beds.

Unions worried over Flinders bed closure plan - ABC News

A row about overcrowding at Flinders Medical Centre's emergency department in Adelaide has widened to include ongoing concern over planned bed closures.

Curtains for nurses-only clinic due to financial problems - The Australian

THE owners of the nation's first stand-alone nurse-led clinic have abandoned the idea as a failure and turned the centre into a GP surgery, blaming inadequate Medicare rebates.

Matron helped modernise nursing fraternity - Sydney Morning Herald

To hundreds of nurses, Margaret Ritch was better known as ''Miss Nelson'', director of nursing at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, a position she held for 18 years.

Mid north coast nurse 'struck-off' over child porn - ABC

The NSW Nursing and Midwifery Tribunal has de-registered a Port Macquarie nurse, found with child pornography.

Nurses services to sick honoured - Warren Advocate

Local nurses celebrated International Nurses’ Day last week, with Saturday the official day marking the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s May 12 birthday.

International Nurses Day in Campbelltown - Advertiser

A NURSE'S work can sometimes go unpraised, but there would be painful reminders for Campbelltown Hospital patients if Marta Bernardel wasn't there.

EvergreenHealth Celebrates Nursing Team during National Nurses Week - WDM Group PR Network

EvergreenHealth recently recognized the exceptional care its nursing teams across the organization provide to enrich the health and well-being of each life they touch with the organization's annual Nursing Excellence awards.