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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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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.

Bountiful babies keep midwives busy - Daily Mercury

MACKAY midwives have been kept busy by a baby boom. A record 145 babies were delivered at Mackay Base Hospital in March.

Verna is a kidney angel - West Coast Sentinel

CEDUNA nurse Verna Newchurch has been honoured by Kidney Health Australia for her work with kidney dialysis with Ceduna District Health Services.

GP didn't read nurses' notes - The West Australian

A nursing home doctor has told a coronial inquest he did not read nurses' notes that indicated a resident may have had a broken bone, resulting in him mistaking a fractured femur for a skin infection.

Australia’s first National Prostate Cancer Specialist Nursing Service - PR Wire

Specialist nurses set to deliver crucial holistic care to those affected by prostate cancer.

New guide helps nurses navigate Facebook, Twitter - Nursing Careers Allied Health

Nurses and nursing students have been warned to think carefully before allowing employers, other nurses, doctors and allied health professionals access to their personal information on social networking sites, such as Facebook and MySpace.

An important month for nurses in Australia - Surf Coast Times

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (the national board) recognises that May is an important month for Australia’s 340,000 enrolled and registered nurses, nurse practitioners, midwives and eligible midwives.

Nurse continues to shine - NewsMail

A BUNDABERG nurse is now better equipped to tackle the demands of her job after graduating from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a Master of Advanced Nursing Practice.

Agreement reached with nurse’s unionAgreement reached with nurse’s union - My Sunshine Coast

The Minister for Health Lawrence Springborg has welcomed news that Queensland nurses will soon vote on their new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.