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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.

'Medihotels' to ease Tas hospital pain 30-05-2017

A plan to open a series of "medihotels" across Tasmania is the state Labor opposition's solution to a public hospital bed shortage.

Careers Australia fails: 15,000 students, 1000 staff gone 26-05-2017

Thousands of students doing work placements and apprenticeships through Careers Australia have had their futures thrown into doubt after the training provider went into voluntary administration.

New Northern Beaches Hospital will need 1300 doctors, nurses and staff 26-05-2017

More than 1000 jobs are up for grabs at the new Northern Beaches Hospital. In total there are 1300 positions for doctors, nurses and other staff at the Frenchs Forest-based site which is due to open late 2018.

Victim of Careers Australia collapse just days away from graduation 27-05-2017

About 500 words stood between Gail Winters and a diploma that would lead to a new career as a nurse. Shortly before midnight on Thursday a text message sank those dreams.

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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.

Job cuts battle looms - Penrith Star

PUBLIC sector workers' representatives in Penrith fear staff cuts could result from proposed state government regulations.