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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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Honouring the work of nurses - Whitehorse Lleader

TODAY marks the 192nd anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.

From hairdresser to nurse - Northern Star

BALLINA resident Emma Hommen celebrated her first International Nurses Day yesterday as a recently graduated enrolled nurse.

Nurse thought teen would be 'fine' - The West

Update, 6pm: The nurse who sent teenager Andrew Allan home from Northam Hospital with childrens panadol and two hydrolyte sticks when he was only hours from death has given an emotional testimony to Northam Coroner's Court.

Nurse of year dedicated to his patients - Central Western Daily

HE is still relatively new to his role in mental health but Bloomfield Hospital’s Matthew Rowe was yesterday awarded nurse of the year for the Western NSW Local Health District (LHD).

Cap will restrict growth: ACMHN - Ballina Shre Advocate

PEOPLE with severe mental disorders will be victims of a government cap on capacity to employ mental health nurses in primary health care, says the chief executive of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.

Cheers to our ward heroes - The Mercury

NURSING has changed a lot over the years but it is still the little things that keep nurses loving their jobs.

Nurses step back in time - Sunshine Coast Daily

THE male patients at Claremont Private Residential Care were in for a treat yesterday as staff donned nurses uniforms from eras gone by.

Kids have crack at hospital career - Queensland Times

HIGH school students eager to land careers in the health industry were treated to a sneak peek at what their dream jobs would involve at the Ipswich Hospital's career days last week.

Early blitz vital in battle of the bulge - The Australian

IT was originally a career in HIV research that awaited Anna Peeters. But a desire to work more closely with people and policy led to her confronting another epidemic: obesity.

Qld Health ordered to pay nurse $20k compensation - ABC

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has ruled against the state's health department, awarding a nurse more than $20,000 in compensation for discrimination.