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How do we keep nurses in rural Australia?

According to the World Health Organization, around half of the world’s population lives in rural areas but only 38 per cent of nurses and 25 per cent of doctors work in those areas. In Australia, people living in rural and ...

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Shift focus back to regional campuses

Rather than enticing more nursing students to go to big cities, Karen Francis argues we should ensure access to quality universities in rural areas In 2010 there were 7708 new graduate nurses registered for practice with the Nurses and Midwives ...

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