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News items that concern or are of interest to Australian nurses.
Rural communities are being left without access to medical treatment for weeks at a time as Western Australia's Mid West region grapples with a nurse shortage, local councils say.
NURSES from New Zealand are being targeted by a Hobart-based healthcare agency in a new recruitment push to meet the shortage of nurses in Tasmania.
MEN want the "male" taken out of "male nurse" to end the gender stereotyping of the profession, and don't even think about calling them "sister".
Angry nursing graduates have blamed the government and university system for leaving hundreds of them without jobs to go to - this year more than ever.
Jeremy Hunt’s apprentice-style training for nurses is a bad idea - The Conversation
Healthcare workers who want to become nurses but who lacked the qualifications to go to university will be able to train as nursing apprentices, says health secretary Jeremy Hunt. This is bad for nursing and bad for patients.
Nursing home regulator's response to attack on bed-bound patient 'underwhelming', coroner says - ABC News
An aged care watchdog's response to an Adelaide nursing home's handling of a dementia patient's attack on another patient was "underwhelming", according to the coroner.
Remote nurses attending after-hours call-outs will soon be accompanied by a trusted local community member to increase their safety following attacks on health workers, the Northern Territory Health Department said.
Exasperated nurses have called for an independent review of work health and safety practices at Canberra Hospital, concerned staff shortages and workplace fatigue is putting patients' safety at risk.
Oncology nurse pens apologetic letter to her patients after being diagnosed with cancer herself - Women's Weekly
Lindsay Norris has spent much of her adult life caring for people in hospital, including tending to those who have suffered from cancer. In a tragic turn of events, just over two months ago, Lindsay was diagnosed with stage-3 colorectal cancer.
Inquest into the death of Dorothy Mavis Baum at nursing home hears nurse delayed ambulance - Herald Sun
A STATE Coroner has berated a nurse and accused her of lying during an inquest into the death of a grandmother who was bludgeoned so severely at a nursing home that muscle and tendons were visible.