Nursing in Australia and the UK
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Professor Linda Shields from Curtin University of Technology in Perth has written, together with Professor Roger Watson from the University of Sheffield in the UK, about the state of nursing in Australia and the UK. She talks about the international nursing shortage which threatens the health of Australians, the nursing recruitment drive and the difference in education of Australian and British nurses, and about the treatment of nurses by health authorities in both countries. Description of programme from ABC website Ockham's Razor at http://www.abc.net.au/rn/ockhamsrazor/stories/2009/2445203.htm. Date of programme 18 January 2009.
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