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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.

Aged care shifts with one registered nurse 18-09-2017

The limited number of registered nurses rostered on to cover shifts at aged care homes at certain times has come under question. The issue was highlighted after influenza swept through several aged care homes in Tasmania and caused deaths.

Rural South Australian nurses are threatening industrial action at four rural hospitals 15-09-2017

NURSES are threatening industrial action at four rural hospitals, which could prevent patients from being admitted, amid claims staff shortages are compromising patient care.

Nurse walk-in centre planned for Gungahlin in ACT budget 31-05-2017

Gungahlin will receive a multi-million dollar healthcare boost when the ACT government reveals its annual budget early next week.

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Midwives still await PBS script training - The Australian

MIDWIVES have not written a single prescription under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, nearly 18 months after they were supposed to begin, because no training courses exist to teach them safe prescribing.

Many positives in nursing career - Hornsby Advocate

AFTER growing up on a farm and helping sick birds and rabbits back to good health, Peg Hibbert decided she wanted to pursue a career in nursing.

Plenty of comfort and care required as a nurse - Penrith Press

KERRY Rodgers has been present at many surgeries that have helped to welcome new lives or make someone better.

http://penrith-press.whereilive.com.au/lifestyle/story/plenty-of-comfort-and-care-required-as-a-nurse/

Patient care is healthy for soul as a nurse - Inner West Courier

O’BRAY Smith has assisted with the delivery and care of hundreds of babies.  Ms Smith, 31, of Dulwich Hill, has worked as a registered nurse for the past 10 years at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH).

Hospital staff blamed for baby's death - Central Advocate

STATE Coroner Alastair Hope has found that a newborn Aboriginal baby died at Northam Hospital on March 20, 2008, from “misadventure”.

Nurse a saviour for injured soldiers - Sydney Morning Herald

Ditta McCarthy, an army nurse in the Korean War in 1953, might well have been likened to Florence Nightingale, especially when, with no electricity, she and her colleagues went round the wards at night with lamps and candles.

WWII Nurse recognised - Ballina Advocate

IAN Kirkland met Jessie Eaton-Lee in 1994.  The Alstonville Plateau Historical Society member was a teacher at Alstonville Public School, and Jessie spoke to the students at the Anzac Day service.

Cleveland wins nurse hub - Bayside Bulletin

Cleveland is set to become a training hub for nurses after Redland City Council approved a development application for Mater Health Services to open a teaching centre next to the library in Middle Street.

Patients sell up to pay for health care: GP - ABC News

A Hobart GP claims many Tasmanians are having to sell their possessions to get treatment in the private health system.

Pat adamant system's sick - Gladstone Observer

When the former nurse appeared in The Observer three weeks ago, she said nurses at Gladstone Hospital were disillusioned by the system they worked in.