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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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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.

MP: Reinstate emergency services - The Northern Star

PAGE MP Janelle Saffin has condemned the Northern NSW Local Health District over its axing of night emergency services at Bonalbo hospital and its refusal to reinstate services at Coraki.

Mental health fight heats up - Latrobe Valley Express

THE fight for improved mental health funding and staffing levels is set to intensify, according to unions.