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A quick chat with… a nurse navigator

What is your name, where are you based? My name is Nikia Goldsmith from Metro North Hospital and Health Service in Brisbane’s north. What hospital do you work at and what do you do there? I work at Caboolture Hospital, ...

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Remote staff feel intimidated by peers

Initial findings from the ‘Working safe in rural and remote Australia’ project have been released. One in three rural and remote health workers are concerned about bullying or harassment by colleagues, a national survey on workplace violence has found. Health ...

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Action on violence needed now

The high prevalence of violence to nurses and midwives is well-documented but underreported. Nurses have called for there to be no further investigations into preventing violence in Victorian hospitals, with the government needing to take immediate action. However, this action ...

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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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Violence not part of job description

Study finds 75 per cent of nurses have experienced workplace violence and only 16 per cent make an official report. A new report revealing a high level of violence against hospital nurses highlights the need for a shift in attitudes ...

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