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ACT nurses given green light on euthanasia

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) became the latest jurisdiction to introduce voluntary assisted dying (VAD) legislation last Tuesday – with the proposed legislation differing from existing laws across Australia by including nurse practitioners in the process. The introduction of the bill ...

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Concerns over WA’s nurse-to-patient ratio rollout

Nurse-to-patient ratios have been met with concern after coming into effect last week at Perth Children’s Hospital. Last Monday, nurse-to-patient ratios of one nurse to every three patients started at Perth Children’s Hospital emergency department, with other emergency departments following ...

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