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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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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.

Health in the third dimension - Sydney Morning Herald

3D technology has stepped out of the cinema screen and on to the practical world of healthcare.

Partnership reaching out to Indigenous mothers and children - ABC Western Plains

To give a child the best chance in life, it's important to start early. For Indigenous mothers and children in the Dubbo and Wellington area, that's where the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership comes in.