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Nursing’s state of pay

A quick look at the numbers on nursing pay makes it shockingly clear that our best professionals are underpaid and struggling.  Leah Roberts has worked in the nursing profession for more than 20 years. During that time, she has worked ...

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Double shifts reach ‘epidemic’ levels

In the past two months, nurses at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) have worked more than 400 double shifts of 17 hours. It’s a situation that Neroli Ellis, Tasmanian branch president of the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), classifies as an ...

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