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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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Spotlight on patient consent - Nursing Review

Graduate midwife, Zoe Lock is conducting timely research to improve Victoria’s documented consent practices for induced labour.

CWA's 400 Favourite Recipes - Weekly Times Now

BLESS those members of the Country Women's Association. Where would we be without them?

Northam teen swine flu death: inquiry begins - Sydney Morning Herald

Andrew Allan arrived at Northam Hospital on September 16, 2010, with a 40 degree fever, vomiting and struggling to breathe.

Aboriginal babies miss out on home visits - Ninemsn

Aboriginal babies are missing out on nurses' visits under a program designed to support disadvantaged NSW families, a new study has found.

Impossible to manage patient load - Northern Star

A CORONIAL inquest into the 2011 death of Goonellabah man Glenn Rubbo at Lismore Base Hospital was part heard yesterday after it was revealed a key witness who wasn't subpoenaed to court was on an overseas holiday.

Base midwives celebrate their day - The Daily Advertiser

WHO has the best dressed breasts?

Doctors in fight with families - The Telegraph

DOCTORS are at loggerheads over a new hospital plan allowing a patient's family to summons an expert team for emergencies without first calling a nurse.

Midwife delivers message of hope - The West Australian

At only 25, midwife Brooke Jones has already helped deliver hundreds of babies who would have normally been lucky to survive.

Intensive care needed for crisis hospital - Sydney Morning Herald

Patients are at risk in the Royal North Shore blame game, write Amy Corderoy and Anna Patty.

Coast nurse among MasterChef hopefuls - Gold Coast Entertainment

THE search for Australia's next MasterChef debuts tomorrow night with 14 Queenslanders vying to become the next Julie Goodwin, Adam Liaw or Kate Bracks.  Four hail from the Gold Coast, among them nurse Tracey Clark, a nurse unit manager for nine busy operating theatres which deal with all sorts of specialist surgery at Pindara Hospital.