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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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Treating nurse to face Andrew Allan death inquest - Sydney Morning Herald

The nurse who sent gravely ill teen Andrew Allan home from hospital with a Panadol will today appear at the coronial inquest into boy's death.

Video to link emergency wards - ABC

Doctors at Tweed Heads may soon be assessing Mullumbimby-based patients via video link

Nurse who saw teen a 'poor communicator' - The West Australian

The nurse who gave severely ill teenager Andrew Allan children’s panadol and hydrolyte sticks before sending him home had a tendency to take ownership of patients and was reluctant to ask for help, Northam Coroners Court has been told.

Giving health a tech checkup - Business Spectator

Lurking behind every Federal and State budget for the last decade has been the apparently unsolvable long term heath problem. How are we going to provide and fund medical care for the aging baby boomers?

Team chosen for FMC emergency dept review - ABC News

A emergency department expert from Western Australia has been appointed to review patient handling at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) in Adelaide.

Nurse did not examine Andrew Allan: mother - Sydney Morning Herald

The mother of a teenager who died after being turned away from Northam Hospital with a Panadol has told a coronial inquest the male nurse who treated her son did not do any physical examination or record her son's name.

More nurses and funds for homeless in state budget - WA Today

The WA Premier has announced that the upcoming state budget will include a 15 per cent increase of funding towards combating homelessness as well as an increase in the number of child health nurses.

Mental health and the federal budget - Crikey

Mental Health Takes the Night Off – Budget 2012

UQ Nursing and Midwifery achieves a first globally - UQ News

The UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery is the first School of Nursing and Midwifery outside Canada to receive international accreditation from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) for its Bachelor of Nursing program.

Bendigo women get double the care - Bendigo Advertiser

BENDIGO will now have access to two dedicated McGrath breast care nurses to support women who suffer from breast cancer and their families.