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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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Walking the wards an aid to education - Brimbank Weekly

STUDENTS at Keilor Downs College are giving up their spare time to make people's stay in hospital a little less onerous, perhaps even enjoyable.

Inquest told David Lee died after being sedated - ABC

The Coroner has been asked to consider whether more mental health services are needed in regional WA after the death of a man in the North West.

Take time to thank a nurse - Daily Advertiser

IF YOU know a nurse, today is the perfect day to say thank you.

More Parkinson’s nurses needed - NCAH

Alexa Jefferson clocks up the kilometres in her role as just one of 33 Parkinson’s nurse specialists in Australia.

Awards recognise Australia’s exceptional nurses - NCAH

A Noosa nursing lecturer, a Rockhampton renal nurse and a young Bathurst nurse have been named Australia’s top nurses in the 2012 HESTA Australian Nursing Awards.

Mother's plea for no repeat of hospital tragedy - ABC

The mother of a 16-year-old boy who died after being sent home from a West Australian hospital in 2010 says she hopes no-one has to endure what her family has been through.

Nurse breaks down during Allan inquest - Sydney Morning Herald

The nurse who sent gravely ill teen Andrew Allan home from hospital with a Panadol will has broken down during a coronial inquest into the teen's death.

Northcote nurse in line for top award - Preston Leader

MIDWIFERY is a labour of love for a Northcote nurse nominated for a national award for her push to give women more say in the birthing process.

Nurse Sebastian Swoboda at loss to explain fatal mistakes - Perth Now

THE nurse at the centre of an inquest into the death of teenager Andrew Allan can not explain why he failed to take notes or seek help from more experienced staff.