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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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Proposed State laws may affect registered nurses in aged care - ABC News

The role of registered nurses in aged care in New South Wales is being investigated through a new inquiry.

Primary health care nursing gets $6.4M boost - Hospital & Agedcare

The federal government will give $6.4 million to a nursing in primary health care program that aims to improve access to health care for rural and remote communities, older Australians and those with chronic disease.

Hospitals’ ice violence sees staff having to restrain patients in emergency departments and wards - news.com.au

A GROWING number of ice-affected patients has led to episodes of uncontrollable, unpredictable and violent behaviour in the state’s hospitals.

Family place medals and flowers on grave of heroine WWI nurse Alice Cashin - SMH

A little piece of World War I history has been discovered after The Sun-Herald last week told how a highly-decorated Sydney nurse was lying in an unmarked grave.

A pioneer of personalised care - Australian Ageing Agenda

The rapid pace of reform is the current challenge for the sector, says community care pioneer Sue Mann.

Nurse writes open letter to Tony Abbott - Women's Weekly

We miss weekends with our families to take care of yours

NSW Upper House to investigate role of registered nurses in nursing homes - ABC News

A Legislative Council inquiry in New South Wales Parliament is set to investigate the role of registered nurses in the state's nursing homes.

Maitland nurses union says budget is a mixed bag - Maitland Mercury

Maitland nurses and midwives have described the 2015-2016 NSW Budget as a mixed bag for the city’s public nursing staff.

Diary of Clementina Hays Marshall highlights crucial role of forgotten World War I nurses - ABC News

The role of Australian Army nurses has often been forgotten in the Anzac legend, but the diary of a World War I nurse has revealed a little more about their vital work.

Nurses need jobs at home - Daily Mercury

After wanting to be a nurse since high school, an internship program launched two years ago helped the mother of two make that dream a reality.