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Nurses should not participate in executions by lethal injection 21-02-2017

In some US states, prisoners condemned to die are killed using lethal injections... Nurses are often present, but do they really need to be present?

"One By Nine": Doctors wary of SA Health's hospital discharge campaign 21-02-2017

The doctors' union has warned that a campaign to speed up the rate at which patients are sent home from the three Adelaide hospitals could threaten patient safety.

Murdoch University in partnership to develop community nursing model for neurological care 21-02-2017

MURDOCH University has partnered with the Neurological Council of WA (NCWA) to further develop a best-practice community nursing model for neurological care in Perth.

Vivian Bullwinkel, the Bangka Island massacre and the guilt of the survivor 19-02-2017

NURSE VIVIAN BULLWINKEL'S survivor guilt gnawed at her brain and heart even more than the Japanese bullet that shot right through her body.

Woman raped repeatedly by student nurse working as her carer, Brisbane court told 13-02-2017

A 21-year-old male nursing student from Kenya repeatedly raped, assaulted and threatened a woman in his care between July and November last year, a Brisbane court has heard.

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Emma keen to follow family's path - The Queensland Times

THE Bremer Institute of TAFE student Emma Trigg is following in her parents' footsteps by studying nursing.

Call for more ageing study in uni courses - Aged Care INsite

From dementia to palliative care, the ageing population will present myriad issues for the health system. Darragh O Keeffe asks nurse educators how they are preparing the future workforce to meet the challenge.

Aged care offers training answers - Aged Care INsite

Providing clinical placements for student nurses is essential and there is a shortage of places across Australia. Aged care is underused in this area and wants to help.

Tripping over family purse strings - Aged Care UIinsite

Hospital blamed for patient's shower burns death - ABC Newcastle

A coroner says hospital staff could have prevented a patient's death from severe burns.

‘Last stand’ for mental health - The Border Mail

ABOUT 30 psychiatric nurses and mental health clinicians at Beechworth Health will stop work twice today as part of a statewide protest about stalled pay negotiations.

Nurses raised alert before teacher's death - Gold Coast Publications

NURSES at a Gold Coast private hospital complained about staffing levels and conditions only months before a teacher died there following routine back surgery.

Nurses 'to blame for death of newborn' - The Australian

WEST Australian Coroner Alastair Hope has slammed nursing staff at a country hospital, saying a newborn Aboriginal baby lost any chance of survival after they failed to properly monitor and treat her high temperature and heart rate.

Qld nurses to vote on draft pay deal - thewest

Queensland nurses and midwives are to vote on a new workplace agreement after a draft deal was reached with the new LNP government in record time.