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NSW teachers, nurses, face housing despair 05-02-2018

Skyrocketing housing prices have pushed teachers and nurses out of Sydney prompting fears of worker shortages in critical areas.

‘White privilege’ storm over nursing code 01-02-2018

Health authorities have been criticised for seemingly encouraging nurses and midwives to acknowledge “white privilege” when treating Aboriginal and Torres Strait ­Islander patients.

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.

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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.

Nurse Gay Martin notches up 37 years of care for renal patient - Adelaide Now

FRESH out of school, Gay Martin embarked in her life's work as a nurse. More than 40 years later, she is still doing the job she loves.

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.