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Nurse’s leap of faith into volunteering

When helping others is your day job, can a similar role after hours offer benefits? Flynn Murphy finds out It may seem counterintuitive: overworked community nurses taking on volunteer roles in their spare time. However, for Melbourne nurse Linda Cropley, ...

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Modern health competes with ju-ju

Returning to Australia following nine months abroad, registered nurse Pete Harvey tells of his experience of living and working in a rural village in Ghana. In January this year I left Australia for what was to be a seven-month trip ...

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Handing over skills in Indonesia

Sharon Humphries finds out how volunteering can make a world of difference. Each day brings new challenges for volunteer nurse educator Di Brown, on assignment in an under-resourced hospital in Bali. More than half way through a two year assignment ...

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Variety of the spice of life

There are opportunities aplenty for nurses looking for a change, writes Annie May. Long has past the era where nurses were confined within the walls of a hospital ward. From educators to pharmaceutical sales representatives, researchers to working on oil ...

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