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A quick chat with… a diabetes nurse

A relative latecomer to nursing, Cherie Whitbread talks comfy shoes and chili mud crab. Which hospital do you work at and what do you do there? My work encompasses research and direct client care for people with diabetes at Royal ...

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Trained up & nowhere to go

We need to find graduate positions for new nurses to prevent a future staffing crisis. By Penny Paliadelis More than a decade ago, the National Review of Nursing Education report, Our Duty of Care, found that not all nursing graduates ...

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ANF launches positive nursing campaign

The Australian Nursing Federation has launched a national media campaign to raise community awareness of the contribution of the nursing workforce to Australia’s healthcare system. Featuring a two-minute cinema ad, as well as radio and TV advertising, the media blitz ...

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Chief nurses’ plea for resources

Former chief nurses have called for greater investment in resources devoted to the role to strengthen the leadership and influence of nursing at the policy table, writes Linda Belardi. Former department chief nurses in NSW and the Northern Territory have ...

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Peace…well, for three years

Victorian nurses have saved nurse-patient ratios but the long, bitter dispute shows the state should not leave workforce planning to be decided in such a heated environment, writes Pauline Stanton. There is little doubt that the outcome of the 2011 ...

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