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Easing the strain

Understanding why nurses don’t stay in the bush is integral in improving the rural workforce, writes Sue Lenthall. Working in isolation, a lack of permanent staff and cultural issues all contribute to the high levels of psychological distress, trauma and ...

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Working in fear

New research finds nurses working in very remote regions in Australia are fearful for their personal safety, writes Annie May Its main function is to look after people – the public – but for its staff, the health industry may ...

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