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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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Outstanding nurses recognised - NCAH

A nurse who championed an innovative system that enables mental health nurses to attend police and ambulance call-outs to people with mental illness is the Nurse of the Year.

Graduate nurses finding it tough in unhealthy job market - The Chronicle

GRADUATE nurse Sarah Behrend is lucky to have secured a job in her dream profession, but not all newly qualified health care workers are finding it so easy.

Passion is key for award-winning nurse - Daily Mercury

JULIANA Sherman-Dunne's zeal for her profession is infectious. The Mackay Base Hospital clinical nurse said passion for the job was a quality all good nurses had.

Dubbo Hospital's G Ward named Nursing team of the Year - Daily Liberal

NURSES who have made G Ward of Dubbo Hospital a "safer place for patients and a happier place for staff" are being toasted across the Western NSW Local Health District.

'Such a lovely surprise': regional nursing award shocks Maryanne - Central Western Daily

OF the thousands of hardworking nurses in the Western Local Health District (WLHD), Orange’s Maryanne Burgess has been named top nurse for the region in 2014.

Nurses’ day a time to show gratitude - Maitland Mercury

Nurses from Maitland Hospital joined others around the world in celebrating International Nurses Day ­yesterday.

BlueScope nurse nationally recognised - Illawarra Mercury

In her steel-capped boots and hi-vis vest, Lara Tramacco doesn't look like a typical nurse but her passion for the profession has been recognised nationally.

Fears of budget health cuts - 7 News

South Australia’s Health Minister predicts slashing and burning in tomorrow night’s budget will be the same as axing 500 local nurses. Mike Smithson reports. [+video]

Unregulated workers a poor solution to health budget crisis - NCAH

Amid the shortage of qualified nursing staff and rising health costs, expert opinion has questioned the value of replacing registered or enrolled nurses with unregulated nursing workers.

Adelaide University’s Council approves design of new $206m Medical and Nursing School building - Daily Telegraph

THE design of the new $206 million Medical and Nursing School building planned for the biomedical precinct has been approved by the University of Adelaide’s Council.