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Know your roles

There is room for many different interests in the field of aged care.  There is a big demand for aged-care nurses, and it’s set to continue. “As a nation, we continue to face a critical nurse shortage – 20,000 nurses ...

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SA nurses welcome review on mental health beds

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA branch) has welcomed the Health Ministry’s announcement of looking into mental health bed capacity and demand. Heath Minister Jack Snelling called for the review following reports of nurses opposing the closure of mental ...

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Healthcare: Australia’s leading employer

Australia’s imminent aging population has seen the demand for more jobs in healthcare and social assistance industries rise above any other profession. The latest census figures released by the Bureau of Statistics show that 11.6 per cent of Australians are ...

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Universities tighten student training hours

Nursing schools are reducing the number of clinical placement hours offered to students to manage increasing demand on practical training. By Linda Belardi. Average nursing clinical placement hours have declined over time as universities try to ease placement and resourcing ...

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Beds only short-term relief: study

Alternative longer-term solutions needed for hospital reform. More hospital beds will only give a short reprieve to acute hospital bed shortage, according to a new study. The study, published in Australian Health Review, suggests alternative longer-term solutions that involve both ...

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