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Trained but nowhere to go

Nurses around the country are struggling to find graduate placements so industry leaders are calling on state and federal governments to solve the urgent problem. Flynn Murphy reports It's an ugly time to be a graduate nurse in Australia. A ...

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Trained up & nowhere to go

We need to find graduate positions for new nurses to prevent a future staffing crisis. By Penny Paliadelis More than a decade ago, the National Review of Nursing Education report, Our Duty of Care, found that not all nursing graduates ...

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Keeping community care affordable

Private providers and government must work together to keep costs down in this growing area of nursing. By Mary Casey There have been many changes in the care and nursing industry in the past 10 years, especially in the community ...

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Call for more scholarships

The shortage of palliative care nurses is being felt across the nation, with Queensland and remote areas having the least staff. By Yvonne Luxford Nurses are the main carers for people who are dying and their “critical role” in caring ...

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New national poll

Nurses, midwives and the public are being called to action by a new poll launched today by the Australian Nursing Federation. The poll, part of the “Stop passing the buck, Australia’s nursing grad’s need jobs” campaign, seeks to address whether ...

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National campaign to ensure jobs for nursing graduates

“Stop passing the buck, Australia’s nursing grads need jobs” is Australian Nursing Federation’s new national campaign aimed at ensuring jobs for Australia’s graduate nurses. The campaign was started in order to place pressure on Australian politicians to fund strategies to ...

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