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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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News items that concern or are of interest to Australian nurses.

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.

Anzac Day: War heroines to have their day on stage - Maribyrnong Weekly

NO WORDS can describe the awfulness of the wounds. Bullets are nothing. It is the shrapnel that tears through the flesh and cuts off limbs.

Nursing a family affair at Jerilderie - Weekly Times

NURSING has given Jerilderie a gift, the invaluable contribution of a family of carers.

Qld nurses to vote on draft pay deal - Nursing Review

New agreement provides a three per cent annual pay rise and improvements to allowances and working conditions. 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.

Government announces new coroners to ease inquiry backlog - Perth Now

ATTORNEY General Christian Porter today announced the appointment of three temporary coroners to reduce the backlog of coronial cases - just months after PerthNow highlighted the long wait lists.