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Flight attendant swaps blue skies for scrubs

While standing on a church roof with a group of schoolchildren in Papua New Guinea, Louise Dingle, a former flight attendant and trained psychotherapist, had an epiphany.  The 59-year-old had spent decades exploring the world, seeing first-hand the impacts of the ...

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‘Crisis’: Nurses strike to hit hospitals

Nurses across NSW are preparing to walk off the job for the first time in almost a decade after two years of sacrifices throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Thousands of nurses and midwives from more than 150 public hospitals voted in favour of a ...

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NSW inquiry hears nurses under extreme pressure

Some NSW nurses on the coronavirus frontline are forced to wear incontinence underwear at work because they don’t have time to go to the bathroom, an inquiry has been told. NSW politicians probing the state’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic have been ...

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‘Crisis’: ScoMo sends in the troops

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will deploy members of the Australian Defence Force to help assist nursing homes with staff shortages caused by surging Omicron cases. Mr Morrison said up to 10 teams of ADF personnel would give “targeted support” in ...

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