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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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Randwick hospitals honour their nurses - Southern Courier

BETTY Michie has delivered babies in the same labour ward for 41 years.

Plastic waste angers Mona Vale Hospital nurse - Manly Daily

A NURSE has spoken out against what she said was the needless waste of resources in serving patients at Mona Vale Hospital.

Community nurses to deliver virtual consults - Nursing Review

People living in their own homes will have daily virtual consultations with community nurses under a new trial. Darragh O Keeffe reports.

Health boss rejects criticism of country emergency departments - Perth Now

WA Health bosses have hit back at claims emergency departments in regional hospitals were an accident waiting to happen.

Concern over mental health funding freeze - Nursing Review

Mental health nurses say patients with severe and complex mental illness will miss out due to the capping of a popular mental health program. Linda Belardi reports.

Hospital tweets brain surgery to 14,000 followers - NCAH

A hospital in the United States has tweeted live from the operating theatre as a neurosurgeon removed a brain tumour from a 21-year-old woman.

Giving back: Tide turning for regional nursing - ABC

As regional towns and hospitals struggle to attract enough doctors, the numbers of nursing staff are improving.

Solutions to nursing crisis a secret

THOUSANDS of SA nurses are set to retire over the next 10 years, but SA Health has refused to release a report addressing the shortage, the nursing union says.

Brenden named Nurse of the Year - Western Advocate

A BATHURST nurse whose leadership and enthusiasm has enriched the lives of patients and staff has won Graduate Nurse of the Year in the 2012 HESTA Australian Nursing Awards.

RDNS launches virtual consults - Aged Care insite

People living in their own homes will have daily virtual consultations with community nurses under a new trial. Darragh O Keeffe reports.