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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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Nurses union demands Tasmanian Government hand over overtime data - ABC News

The Tasmanian Government has been accused of hiding how much overtime the state's nurses are working.

The mystery of the vanishing Vietnamese nurses - IN Daily

It’s one of the policy aspirations touted during the Labor decade that prompted early sound and fury but has since disappeared into the ether.

Nurses union demands Tasmanian Government hand over overtime data - ABC News

The Tasmanian Government has been accused of hiding how much overtime the state's nurses are working.

Perth mental health nurse banned for putting patient in chokehold, poking him in eye - Perth Now

AN experienced mental health nurse has been banned from the profession for a year after he put a patient in a chokehold and poked him forcefully in the eye during a violent altercation.

Mental health nurses: take a walk in their shoes - ABC News

Despite the best efforts of educators, mental health is still surrounded by stigma, prejudice and judgement within the community.

Perth mental health nurse banned after fight with patient - ABC News

A registered nurse has been reprimanded and banned for 12 months over a violent altercation with a psychiatric patient at Joondalup Health Campus in northern Perth.

Mental health nurses: take a walk in their shoes - ABC

Despite the best efforts of educators, mental health is still surrounded by stigma, prejudice and judgement within the community.

Candidate’s nurse title trouble - Herald Sun

A TASMANIAN Liberal election candidate could be in hot water after promoting herself as a nurse when her registration had lapsed.

Nurse's union demands urgent intervention over Launceston General Hospital safety concerns - ABC News

Fears for nurse safety and their professional well-being at Launceston General Hospital have prompted the union to demand an urgent intervention by Health Minister Michael Ferguson.

Nurses and security guard injured in brawl at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital - ABC News

At least four nurses and one security guard have been allegedly assaulted by a patient and his family members during a brawl at Queensland's largest public hospital.