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WA bids to recruit UK nurses and doctors

Australia’s plan to recruit healthcare staff from Britain to fill more than 30,000 job vacancies has been met with overseas backlash. The British Medical Association is up in arms over a plan to lure thousands of doctors from the UK ...

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Western Australian nurses escalate wage battle

Escalating industrial action by nurses and midwives in Western Australia has seen an overtime work ban put in force by the state's union. In early October, the Australian Nursing Federation WA (ANF) initiated a ban on overtime work and double shifts after a ...

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AIN talks aged care in the Gibson Desert

Stronger specific cultural training for working with Indigenous communities is needed prior to being deployed, in order for nurses to provide culturally safe and holistic care. That’s the message one assistant in nursing is asking for. Melissa Haydock said while ...

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