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Call for more scholarships

The shortage of palliative care nurses is being felt across the nation, with Queensland and remote areas having the least staff. By Yvonne Luxford Nurses are the main carers for people who are dying and their "critical role" in caring ...

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A speedy solution

Qualified nurses will be in even greater demand in the coming years, writes Greta Marsh. Australia needs more nurses. Now. The skills shortage that is being experienced not just in Australia, but across the world, is only going to get ...

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Profession still waiting for change

Groups call for new government to commit to a National Nursing and Midwifery Workforce Strategy. Greta Marsh reports. While there has been much talk about the national nursing and midwifery skills shortage, little has been achieved to address the issue, ...

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Age-old problem

Retaining older employers needs to be given more prominence in government initiatives, according to a new study. Employers need to devise ways of re-engaging with its ageing workforce as the nursing shortage worsens. Retaining older employers also needs to be ...

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