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Setting the agenda

As a federal election looms, it's time to bring major nursing issues to attention. By Louis White On the eve of the recent Western Australian state election, premier Colin Barnett caved in to nurses' demands for a 14 per cent ...

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Pay increase a good recruitment tool: study

New research has challenged the assumption that increased wages would do little to entice qualified nurses back into the workforce. A longitudinal study, which tracked the career decisions of nurses over a nine-year period, found that a pay rise would ...

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Aged care nurses rally for pay rise

Union says an assistant caring for the elderly is paid less than a Coles retail assistant. Aged care employers have been trading on the goodwill of nurses by paying them less than shop assistants, nurses have said. The NSW Nurses Association (NSWNA) ...

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NSW nurses say yes to new pay deal

Ratios will be progressively implemented in NSW hospitals starting March NSW nurses have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a new pay and conditions package which should ensure hundreds more nurses working in state hospitals. The package was offered by the ...

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