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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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Health professional masters complex, crucial knowledge - Penrith Star

MAY is the month we recognise hard-working staff such as Linda Hasler for International Nurses Day. Ms Hasler has been a nurse at Nepean Hospital for 18 of her 20 years in the profession and loves it.

Heidelberg film guide for dementia - Heidelberg Leader

A HEIDELBERG Repatriation Hospital doctor is a new face and a reassuring voice for the patients and families of people recently diagnosed with dementia.

Ambulance of the air - Ridge News

Lightning Ridge was introduced to the NSW Air Ambulance Plane which landed at the Ridge Airport last Wednesday.

Health hotline a success - ABC News

A healthcare telephone hotline is helping to ensure the Hunter's emergency departments are not clogged with people with non-acute illnesses.

Hospital boards to have full control to hire and fire under new laws - Courier Mail

LOCAL hospital boards will have the power to hire and fire their own chief executives under new laws to be introduced in State Parliament today.

Nurses play vital role at Bulahdelah - Myall Coast Nota

WITHOUT a visiting medical officer (VMO) at their hospital, the nurses at Bulahdelah have had to step up their role in order to keep the hospital in operation.

Nurses take the honours for International Nurses Day - Fairfield Advance

FAIRFIELD’S hard-working nurses made time in their busy week to celebrate International Nurses’ Day on Friday.

Lyell McEwin nurses with state awards - News Review Messenger

LEANNE Lambert and Nerida Farmer knew at an early age that they wanted to become nurses.

Nurses conference about to kick off - Northern Star

THE North Coast Nurse Practitioner Network together with the NSW Chapter of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) is holding its Fourth Annual Conference at the Norm Jordan Pavilion at the Coffs Harbour Showground, Pacific Highway Coffs Harbour on May 17 and 18.

Cancer nurse coordinators for New Zealand - NCAH

New Zealand will receive 40 cancer nurse coordinators as part of the government’s plans to spend $101 million on improving frontline health services over the next four years.